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LINGUIST List 24.4185

Wed Oct 23 2013

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst/Assoc Prof, Arizona State University

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

Date: 23-Oct-2013
From: Cynthia Tompkins <Cynthia.Tompkinsasu.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Asst/Assoc Professor, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: Arizona State University
Department: School of International Letters & Cultures
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: https://international.clas.asu.edu/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The School of International Letters & Cultures at Arizona State University invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in Spanish Linguistics with a specialization in teaching and research related to the acquisition of Spanish by Heritage Learners or Heritage Language pedagogy beginning August 16, 2014. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Spanish Applied linguistics or Second Language Acquisition and must have native or near-native proficiency in both Spanish and English.

Additional required qualifications include:
1) demonstrated effectiveness in college-level teaching
2) record of research and published scholarship on Spanish Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition
3) a minimum of three years of experience at the post-secondary level supervising Spanish Language Programs, including those for Heritage Learners
4) interest in developing Heritage Language Programs
5) interest in further developing the ASU Spanish Linguistics undergraduate and graduate programs

Desired qualifications include:
1) demonstrated work in Southwest Linguistics;
2) experience teaching undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses;
3) experience with program development.

Responsibilities include supervision of the Spanish language program; TA training; teaching undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses. Service to unit, university, or profession as appropriate with rank.

To apply, submit electronically to the application URL below the following materials:
- Current curriculum vita
- Letter addressed to Prof. Cynthia Tompkins, Search Committee Chair, outlining research program, teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above
- Two recent sets of student evaluations
- Names, positions, and contact information of three references, who may be contacted by academicjobsonline to write letters

Application deadline is November 22, 2013; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3464
Contact Information:
Professor Cynthia Tompkins
Email: Cynthia.Tompkinsasu.edu

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