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LINGUIST List 21.3976

Fri Oct 08 2010

Jobs: Spanish; General Ling: Asst Prof, U of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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        1.    Carter Smith, Spanish; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI, USA

Message 1: Spanish; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI, USA
Date: 08-Oct-2010
From: Carter Smith <smithceuwec.edu>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Department: Department of Foreign Languages
Job Location: Wisconsin, USA
Web Address: http://www.uwec.edu/flang/index.htm
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Position: Probationary tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in
Spanish in the Department of Foreign Languages beginning August 22, 2011.
The department seeks candidates who are committed to teaching excellence
and to maintaining an active program of scholarship involving
undergraduates, and who will bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives
to campus.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Spanish Linguistics, or General Linguistics
with a focus in Spanish. (ABD applicants considered with evidence that the
dissertation will be defended by June 1, 2011 and the degree formally
conferred before the start of the 2011-2012 academic year.) Strong
background in phonetics, experience in teaching composition, and excellent
communication skills in English and Spanish are essential; experience in
Spanish for the professions (business, healthcare, translation) may be
considered an asset.

Responsibilities: Teach advanced phonetics, grammar, and composition
courses as well as a full spectrum of Spanish language courses as assigned
in the Department of Foreign Languages; participate in research and
scholarly work related to the field of expertise; support faculty and
students in the department's study-abroad programs; provide academic
advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the university and
community and participate in department, college, and university committee
work.

Department: The Department of Foreign Languages-thriving and highly
regarded in the Upper Midwest-offers majors and minors for Liberal Arts and
Teaching in French, German, and Spanish as well as an emphasis in Business
German and Business Spanish and a minor/ certificate program in Spanish for
the Health Professions. More department info can be found at the URL above.

University & Eau Claire Community: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
campus community consists of approximately 11,000 students and 700 faculty
and administrative/ professional staff. As the UW System's only Center of
Excellence for faculty and undergraduate research, faculty and students
regularly work side-by-side on original research. Furthermore, UW-Eau
Claire is recognized nationally for the extent of its study abroad
programs. Often described as Wisconsin's most beautiful campus, UW-Eau
Claire spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire,
western Wisconsin's largest city. Eau Claire is a safe, friendly and
affordable community with employment opportunities for family members and
outstanding schools for children. Eau Claire is just 90 miles from
metropolitan Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, graduate school
transcript (unofficial transcripts acceptable), Curriculum Vitae, summary
of student evaluations (if available), and three recent letters of
recommendation to the address below. The priority deadline for applications
is October 22, 2010. Screening may continue until position is filled.
Candidates must be able to be legally employed in the United States. A
criminal background check will be required prior to employment. The
university reserves the right to contact additional references of our
choice with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the
process. Applicants' names are subject to public release unless
confidentiality has been requested in writing. Names of all finalists must
be released upon request. An AA/EEO employer.

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Carter Smith, Chair
Department of Foreign Languages
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
USA
Email Address for Applications: smithceuwec.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uwec.edu/acadaff/jobs/
Contact Information:
Carter Smith, Chair
Email: smithceuwec.edu
Phone: 715-836-4287
Fax: 715-836-2922
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