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Job Announcement: The Ohio State University

Portuguese; Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant/Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA

Employer: The Ohio State University
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Title: Language Program Director
Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Specialty: Portuguese
LL Issue: 24.3532
Date Submitted: 09-Sep-2013
Job 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.

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
Application URL:
Contact Information: Melodie  McGrothers , Fiscal/HR Manager
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