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LINGUIST List 21.4541

Fri Nov 12 2010

Jobs: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The U of New Mexico

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        1.     Kathryn McKnight , Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA

Message 1: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Kathryn McKnight <mcknightunm.edu>
Subject: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA
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University or Organization: The University of New Mexico
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: New Mexico, USA
Web Address: http://www.unm.edu/~spanport
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico
seeks applicants for an assistant professor rank faculty appointment in
Portuguese, pending budgetary approval, with field of specialization open.
The appointment will be in a probationary position leading to a tenure
decision. The new faculty member will join a dynamic program with emphasis
on Brazilian Portuguese and Cultural Studies, which collaborates with the
Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII), a Title-VI/NRC. Appointment
begins August 2011. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate
teaching in area of specialization, and advanced culture and language
courses, mentoring graduate students, sharing in the coordination of
Portuguese program, and other departmental and university service.
Competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications of successful applicant.

For best consideration, apply by December 2, 2010. Position open until filled.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in hand by Spring 2011 in Portuguese or
Linguistics or an equivalent, with a primary specialization in any field of
Luso-Brazilian literary, linguistic, or cultural studies.

Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in Afro-Brazilian Studies,
Luso-African Studies or Portuguese Linguistics; ability to teach with a
broader Latin American or Transatlantic focus, and mentor students in the
Latin American Studies program; excellence in scholarship in area of
specialization; excellence in teaching at the university level; native or
near-native fluency and ability to teach in Portuguese and English.

Please submit your application through UNM Jobs (URL below), for posting
number 0808623 listed as "Assistant Professor of Portuguese."

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://unmjobs.unm.edu
Contact Information:
Search Coordinator Kathryn McKnight
Email: mcknightunm.edu
Phone: 5052777042
Fax: 5052773885
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