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LINGUIST List 25.630

Fri Feb 07 2014

Jobs: Spanish; Socioling: Asst/Assoc/Full Prof, Texas A&M University-Commerce

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

Date: 05-Feb-2014
From: Hunter Hayes <hunter.hayestamuc.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Sociolinguistics: Asst/Assoc/Full Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas, USA
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University or Organization: Texas A&M University-Commerce
Department: Literature and Languages
Job Location: Texas, USA
Job Title: Director of Spanish Programs

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

This position requires administrative, advising, instructional, and research duties, directing and coordinating undergraduate and graduate Spanish programs with attention to recruitment and retention, while advising Spanish majors, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Spanish, and conducting scholarly research.

This position requires the selected candidate to teach Spanish at either or both of the undergraduate and graduate levels; to be available for mentoring and advising students; to help coordinate and expand Spanish course offerings at our campuses in both Commerce and around the Dallas Metroplex, including the possibility of teaching face-to-face at locations in addition to Commerce. Candidates must also be able to coordinate and supervise all activities in the Spanish B.A. and M.A. programs, including developing new initiatives for recruiting and retaining qualified students. Additional duties include satisfactory engagement with scholarly research, and service duties. The ideal candidates will have Sociolinguistics with an emphasis on Heritage speakers as their areas of research.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Other duties as required.

Preferred Education and Experience: Candidates should have experience with coordinating assessment activities; a record of writing and obtaining external funding such as grants; and a vision for global initiatives. We are especially interested in candidates who possess a dedicated interest in administrative assignments such as coordinating programs.

Please complete online application found at the application website below.

Required documents: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and Transcripts (official copies are only required in the event an official offer is made).

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/65961
Contact Information:
Head Hunter Hayes
Email: hunter.hayestamuc.edu
Phone: 903-468-8625
Fax: 903-886-5980
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