LINGUIST List 26.5521

Fri Dec 11 2015

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor / Lecturer, James Madison University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 10-Dec-2015
From: Giuliana Fazzion <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor / Lecturer, James Madison University, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: James Madison University
Department: Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Job Title: Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures at James Madison University invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Lecturer position (tenure-track or revolving term contract) in Applied Linguistics with an emphasis on Spanish for Health related fields. Appointment to begin on August 22, 2016. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.

Minimum Qualifications:

- M.A. or M.S. in Spanish for the Professions and/or in Translation/Interpretation Studies (Spanish<>English) and/or Applied Linguistics. N.P.H desirable; ABD and Ph.D. preferable in related fields from an accredited U.S. or equivalent non-U.S. institution.
- Area of Specialization: Priority will be given to candidates who have expertise in Spanish for Medical Professions. Experience and interest in teaching and developing other Spanish professional courses focused on health care, journalism, engineering and urban planning, legal and justice studies, social work, business, and medical/legal interpretation are desirable.

The successful candidate must be familiar with the use of multimedia technology in the classrooms.

The teaching load will be 3/3 with an optional summer course (if available). The successful candidate will also serve as an academic advisor for students pursuing the Medical Spanish minor offered by the department and will provide service to the department, college and/or university (after the first year).

Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English.

Desired Qualifications:

- Professional experience working in medical fields and other professions.
- Evidence of successful commitment to undergraduate teaching and evidence of scholarly work.
- Experience in community outreach to establish strong collaborations through internships and service learning opportunities.

Review will begin January 27, 2016.

Application Deadline: 27-Jan-2016

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Giuliana Fazzion

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