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Job Announcement: Indiana University

Spanish; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Indiana, USA


Employer: Indiana University
Spanish and Portuguese
http://www.indiana.edu/~spanport/
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Language Specialty: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.3523
Date Submitted: 06-Sep-2013
Job Description: The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University announces a search for a full-time tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics with specialization in Syntax, beginning in August 2014.

Duties include maintaining an active research program and teaching and mentoring at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should hold the PhD in Hispanic linguistics or a related field by the starting date. The Department particularly values candidates whose work engages with multi-disciplinary and cross component research and connects methodologically rigorous empirical insights, such as from corpora or experimental research, to significant theoretical questions. Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to courses in Hispanic linguistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of excellent research potential and effective teaching required. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is expected.

IU-Bloomington has a strong tradition and vibrant program in Hispanic Linguistics with an active body of faculty and students.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at the application URL below. Application consists of letter of interest, c.v., three confidential letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts and up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Prof. Manuel Diaz-Campos, Chair of Search and Screen Committee via e-mail at the contact address below. Applications received by November 1, 2013 will be given full consideration.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2013
Application URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com
Contact Information: Manuel  Díaz-Campos , Associate Professor
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Phone: 812-856-5462