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LINGUIST List 23.3550

Fri Aug 24 2012

Jobs: Spanish; Socioling: Asst Prof, Occidental College

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Aug-2012
From: Jacquelyn Moon <jacquelyoxy.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Occidental College, California, USA
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University or Organization: Occidental College
Department: Spanish and French Studies
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.oxy.edu/spanish-french-studies
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Spanish Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Occidental College announces a new tenure-line position in Spanish
Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 16,
2013. A specialty in sociolinguistics, with a strong theoretical
background, is preferred. Scholarly and/or pedagogical interest in
issues of bilingualism, regional variation in Latin American Spanish,
or language maintenance/attrition in the Spanish-speaking diaspora
is particularly welcome. Applicants must have the Ph.D., by August
2013, in an appropriate area of Spanish linguistics, a native or near-
native command of Spanish, and a demonstrable commitment to
both teaching and scholarship.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach five courses per
year, including linguistics (both introductory courses and courses in
area of specialization, in English and Spanish), Spanish language,
and courses in the college's Core program. Salary will be
competitive. Applicants should submit a letter of interest
demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence in a diverse
liberal arts environment, and including a statement of teaching
philosophy, areas of teaching interest, and plans for research;
a curriculum vitae; samples of scholarly work; graduate transcripts;
three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations if
available. Please forward materials to the application email below. If
necessary, hardcopies may be mailed to Dr. Felisa Guillén at the
mailing address below. All materials must be received by December
1, 2012. Interviews at the MLA Convention. Receipt of materials will
be acknowledged by email.

Occidental College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. The College is committed to academic excellence in a
diverse community and to supporting interdisciplinary and
multicultural academic programs that provide a gifted and diverse
group of students with an educational experience that prepares them
for leadership in a pluralistic world. Women and minorities are
strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Felisa Guillén
Department of Spanish and French Studies
1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90041
USA
Email Address for Applications: spanishfrenchoxy.edu
Contact Information:
Jacquelyn Moon
Email: jacquelyoxy.edu
Phone: 323-259-1306

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