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LINGUIST List 24.3532

Mon Sep 09 2013

Jobs: Portuguese; Spanish; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst/Assoc Prof, The Ohio State University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Sep-2013
From: Melodie McGrothers <mcgrothers.1osu.edu>
Subject: Portuguese; Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
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University or Organization: The Ohio State University
Department: Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address: http://sppo.osu.edu
Job Title: Language Program Director

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for an assistant or associate level tenured/tenure-track professor to serve in the position of Language Program Director. The Director must be a scholar of language pedagogy, with a clear, coherent vision of language teaching and how it can be effectively deployed across multiple components of a large program. Highly developed administrative and personal skills are critical in this position, which directs a program serving roughly 8,000 students of Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua and Catalan, annually.

Qualifications:
PhD in Applied Linguistics, Spanish language pedagogy or related field. Candidates must show evidence of scholarly excellence. Candidates should also have a clearly articulated and theoretically grounded approach to language teaching and demonstrable success in program administration (even if not in an OSU-sized program). Preference will be given to candidates who can give evidence of supervisory and management skills appropriate to a large, complex program. Also desirable is evidence of success with curriculum development, assessment and articulation, as well as experience with individualized instruction, innovative teaching with technology and distance learning. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching approach or philosophy, a writing sample in Spanish, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants will be asked for a more detailed professional portfolio at a later stage of the process. To receive full consideration, please submit application materials online at the application URL below by November 4, 2013.

To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO/AA employer. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3102
Contact Information:
Fiscal/HR Manager Melodie McGrothers
Email: mcgrothers.1osu.edu

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