LINGUIST List 23.2600

Tue Jun 05 2012

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

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Susan Sherzer <>
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:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Translation

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


American University's Department of Language and Foreign Studies in theCollege of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time term facultyposition 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; languageteaching 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 Latinostudies (e.g., history, sociology, political science, religious studies, and genderstudies) and translation, depending on the candidate's specialization. Otherresponsibilities may include course coordination and student mentoring.

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing teaching interests andexperience, a C.V., three letters for recommendation, and a statement ofteaching 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 addresslisted below or by regular mail.

For best consideration, apply by June 25, 2012. American University is anEqual Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action university; women andminority 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: Contact Information:
Susan Sherzer Email:

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