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LINGUIST List 24.4493

Mon Nov 11 2013

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Ling; Socioling; Translation: Rank Open, Bucknell University

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

Date: 11-Nov-2013
From: Pamela Glass <pglassbucknell.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation: Rank Open, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Bucknell University
Department: Department of Spanish
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Job Title: Open Rank Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Linguistics

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish at Bucknell University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track position in Hispanic Linguistics, beginning August 2014. We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in either Sociolinguistics, especially dialectology or contact linguistics, or Applied Linguistics, especially translation or bilingualism. We seek a candidate whose teaching, research, and service will contribute to the department's commitment to diversity, both in terms of curricular offerings and in working with a diverse student body. The successful candidate will teach one introductory course in Hispanic Linguistics each year, one seminar on a topic in Hispanic Linguistics, and all levels of Spanish language, for a total of five courses per year. This faculty member will be asked to direct a study abroad in Spain periodically, as well. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish, and sustained living experience in a Spanish-speaking country. The successful candidate must be able to teach an English-language course for a General Education program requirement occasionally. PhD is preferred, ABD considered.

Bucknell is a highly selective, predominately undergraduate, private university with approximately 3400 students enrolled in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. Bucknell University values a diverse college community and is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students.

Application materials include a CV, a statement addressing one's experience and potential as a teacher, scholarly interests, and, also, three letters of recommendation, all sent to the application URL below. The search committee will begin to screen applications on November 20 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.bucknell.edu/jobs
Contact Information:
Academic Assistant Pamela Glass
Email: pglassbucknell.edu
Phone: 570-577-1353
Fax: 570-577-1948
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