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LINGUIST List 23.2600

Tue Jun 05 2012

Jobs: Spanish; Lang Acq; Translation: Lecturer, American U

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Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Susan Sherzer <ssherzeramerican.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Language Acquisition; Translation: Lecturer, American University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: American University
Department: Language and Foreign Studies
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.american.edu/
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Translation

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

American University's Department of Language and Foreign Studies in the
College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time term faculty
position in Spanish at the rank of Professorial Lecturer, beginning in Fall 2012.
The position may be renewable.

Qualifications: PhD required; native or near-native fluency in Spanish; language
teaching experience at the university level; evidence of teaching excellence.

Responsibilities: Teach 22-24 credit hours of courses per academic year.
Courses will primarily include Spanish language but may also include Latino
studies (e.g., history, sociology, political science, religious studies, and gender
studies) and translation, depending on the candidate's specialization. Other
responsibilities may include course coordination and student mentoring.

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing teaching interests and
experience, a C.V., three letters for recommendation, and a statement of
teaching philosophy to the Chair, Spanish Instructor Search Committee,
Department of Language and Foreign Studies at the address below.

Applicants may send their dossier either electronically to the email address
listed below or by regular mail.

For best consideration, apply by June 25, 2012. American University is an
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action university; women and
minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 25-Jun-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair Susan Sherzer
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-8045
USA
Email Address for Applications: ssherzeramerican.edu
Contact Information:
Susan Sherzer
Email: ssherzeramerican.edu

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