LINGUIST List 25.3654

Thu Sep 18 2014

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Hope College

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Sep-2014
From: Daniel Woolsey <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Hope College, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Hope College
Department: Modern & Classical Languages
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Hope College seeks an ABD or a Ph.D instructor to fill a tenure-track position as a specialist in Spanish Applied Linguistics, with an emphasis on heritage language learning, bilingualism, language acquisition/attrition, or other related field, and with experience in teaching language courses to heritage speakers. Duties include leadership of our burgeoning Heritage Speaker program for native and near-native Spanish-speaking students, as well as sharing responsibility for all levels of Spanish language courses and contributing to the general education curriculum teaching load. Standard teaching load is three four-credit courses per semester. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are expected. Training and experience in the use of technology in language learning will significantly enhance an applicant's standing. Strong candidates will demonstrate a record of excellent teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to the liberal arts in the context of the historic Christian faith. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Ph.D. in hand by August 2015.

Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Daniel Woolsey, Search Committee Chair (email below). Applications are accepted online at the link below. Required documents include a cover letter and curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and a personal statement of 1-2 pages in response to the mission of Hope College. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed directly from references to the application email below. Application materials will be accepted until November 1, 2014.

Hope College is a Christian coeducational, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college, affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, located in Holland—an attractive city of 35,000 enriched by a large Latino, Asian, and African-American population in a rapidly growing urban area of 100,000 near Lake Michigan, within short driving distance of Grand Rapids (over 500,000), and relatively close to Ann Arbor and Chicago. Additional information about Hope College can be found on the web at

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2014

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Daniel Woolsey

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