LINGUIST List 21.3800

Tue Sep 28 2010

Jobs: Romance Ling (French and/or Spanish): Full Prof, U of Tennessee

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        1.    Ingrid Mcmillan, Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA

Message 1: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA
Date: 27-Sep-2010
From: Ingrid Mcmillan <>
Subject: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish): Full Professor, University of Tennessee, TN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Tennessee Department: Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Job Location: Tennessee, USA Job Rank: Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Romance Linguistics (French and/or Spanish)

Required Language(s): Romance

The Forrest and Patsy Shumway Chair of Excellence in Romance Languages,University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Title: ProfessorStarting Date: August 1, 2011

The faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures (MFLL) seeks aninternationally recognized full professor in Romance linguistics (Frenchand/or Spanish) to fill this position beginning in Fall 2011, withspecialization in one or more of the following areas: translation studies;dialectology; comparative linguistics; sociolinguistics; or another relatedfield. Advanced associate professors with the credentials for promotionwill also be considered. The position involves teaching advancedundergraduate and graduate courses, developing and guiding collaborativeresearch activities, participating in the intellectual and creativeleadership of the Department, and attracting outstanding graduate studentsand faculty to MFLL. In addition, the Shumway Chair will foster linkageswith other programs and centers in linguistics and related fields as ameans of creating opportunities for the professional development and growthof our students and faculty.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Romance Languages, French or Spanish, ora related field, with primary teaching and research concentration in one ormore of the following areas: translation studies; dialectology; comparativelinguistics; sociolinguistics; or another related field. Native-levelcompetence in English and either French or Spanish. Candidates will have adistinguished publication and teaching record in their field.

Preferred Qualifications: Linguistic and scholarly competencies that bridgeFrench and Spanish areas of overlapping interest are especially welcome, asis a successful track record in obtaining external funds for researchand/or curriculum development. Professional expertise that will contributeto the growth and development of some or all of the University'sinterdisciplinary programs in Africana and Diaspora Studies, CinemaStudies, Comparative Literatures, Global Studies, Latin American Studies,Linguistics and Women's Studies. Scholarly and teaching interests thatextend beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employmentprograms and services. All qualified applicants will receive equalconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, nationalorigin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Deadline: The position will be open until filled; however, for fullconsideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, currentcurriculum vitae, and addresses and contact information for threereferences by December 10, 2010, to the address below. Direct inquiries

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Shumway Chair Search Committee Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures Department 701 McClung Tower University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996 USA Contact Information:
Shumway Chair Search Committee Email:

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