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Job Announcement: University of Illinois at Chicago

Spanish; Phonology: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA

Employer: University of Illinois at Chicago
Hispanic and Italian Studies
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Language Specialty: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.3579
Date Submitted: 12-Sep-2013
Job Description: The Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies and the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago announce a search to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in phonology. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, advising masters and doctoral students, pursuing an active research agenda, and contributing to the university and community through service activities. Native or near-native competence in Spanish is required. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field by the starting date of August 16, 2014.

The linguistics section of the Department is comprised of five linguists and three laboratories, and offers a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics, an M.A. in Teaching of Spanish, a graduate certificate in Second Language Acquisition, and a B.A. in Spanish with five possible concentrations including a BA in Hispanic linguistics. UIC is a diverse, linguistically rich, research-intensive university and provides a supportive environment for interdisciplinary research.

Application submissions must be uploaded at the application URL below. Click on the Job Board then the position. Applications should include: a cover letter addressed to the Linguistics Search Committee; a CV; statements of research and teaching interests (no more than two pages each); a summary of teaching evaluations if available; one representative sample of published or unpublished work; please provide names and e-mail addresses of three or four references within the faculty application form. For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials by October 31, 2013 at which time review will begin.

Please direct all inquiries to the contact email addresses below.

The University of Illinois at Chicago welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions. Final authorization for the position is subject to availability of state funding. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

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Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2013
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Contact Information: Luis  Lopez
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