LINGUIST List 24.4985

Sun Dec 08 2013

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, University of Alabama

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 06-Dec-2013
From: William Worden <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
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University or Organization: University of Alabama Department: Modern Languages and Classics Job Location: Alabama, USA Web Address:
Job Title: Spanish Second Language Acquisition/Pedagogy

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish starting August 16, 2014. The successful applicant will primarily serve as Language Program Director of a vibrant and established coordinated program of elementary and intermediate Spanish language courses, develop curriculum, supervise graduate teaching assistants and instructors, teach undergraduate classes in Spanish, and instruct graduate classes in foreign language teaching methodology and in second language acquisition. Service expectations will be commensurate with rank.

Requirements include: a Ph.D. or Ed.D. (or the equivalent) with a focus in Spanish linguistics or in second language acquisition/pedagogy with an emphasis on Spanish in hand by August 16, 2014. Preference will be given to applicants who also demonstrate experience in language coordination and use of instructional technology to support the basic level hybrid program. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and demonstrated excellence in teaching required. Hiring for this position is contingent upon available funding. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To apply, go to the application URL below and complete the online application. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Also send three recent letters of recommendation to the application address below. Though preference will be given to applications received by November 27, 2013, the search will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Spanish Language Program Director Search Committee Modern Languages and Classics, University of Alabama Box 870246 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0246 USA Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. William Worden Email: Phone: 205-348-3008 Fax: 205-348-2042

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