LINGUIST List 26.5500

Thu Dec 10 2015

Jobs: Quechua; Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, The Ohio State University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 09-Dec-2015
From: Ulises Juan Zevallos-Aguilar <>
Subject: Quechua; Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
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University or Organization: The Ohio State University
Department: Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Quechua/Spanish

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Quechua, South Bolivian (quh)
                            Spanish (spa)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University seeks a Lecturer (non-tenure-track) in Quechua and Spanish. Anticipated position appointment length up to three academic years, to commence Autumn 2016, with the possibility of renewal based on positive performance and department need. The successful candidate will teach up to eight courses per year, to include beginning and intermediate courses in Quechua II as well as beginning Spanish language courses and/or intermediate/advanced Spanish courses. We seek a candidate interested in contributing to the Department’s Andean/Amazonian Studies Minor and collaborating with our active Andean/Amazonian Studies Working Group and the Center for Latin American Studies.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Quechua/Spanish or related discipline; demonstrated previous successful teaching experience at the college/university level; experience with multiple varieties of Quechua and an appreciation for sociolinguistic variation in the Quechua-speaking world; native or near-native fluency in Spanish, Quechua, and English.

Desired Qualifications:

PhD; experience with digital language databases and commitment to using online course management systems (e.g. Pearson’s MyLab, Desire2Learn(D2L), etc.) and software applications related to second language teaching. Also valued are an on-going commitment to professional development, active participation in the life of the Department, and contribution to a positive work environment.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2016

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ulises Juan Zevallos-Aguilar

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