LINGUIST List 26.658

Fri Jan 30 2015

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras

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Date: 29-Jan-2015
From: Lourdes Suarez <>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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University or Organization: University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras
Department: Department of Foreign Languages
Job Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of German

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


The Department of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus announces a search to fill a full time, tenure track position in German, in the field of second/foreign language acquisition or related fields to begin in July 2015.


Applicants must have their PhD or equivalent degree in hand at the time of appointment, teaching experience at the university level, native or near native fluency in German, as well as a working knowledge of Spanish or commitment to learn it, and capacity or demonstrated potential for research in his/her area of specialization. The ability to teach Latin or Greek will be a plus. Familiarity with recent developments in computer-assisted language teaching and learning would be welcome. The successful candidate must also have a solid academic preparation and must be committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


The teaching and research load is 12 credits per semester. The selected candidate will have the initial rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate should be able to conduct research and publish in the areas of specialization; to develop proposals seeking external funding; to participate actively in departmental activities and projects, as well as those at the Río Piedras Campus and to fulfill all other obligations of a teaching job.


The selected candidate will have the initial rank of Assistant Professor with a starting salary of $59,400

Send letter of intent in Spanish or English, curriculum vitae, minimum of three letters of recommendation, student evaluations, transcript(s) and writing sample to Dr. Lourdes Suárez-Valle, Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages at the address below or the application email address below.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Puerto Rico is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Published in compliance with the University of Puerto Rico by laws as amended Art. 77, Sec. 77, 1980-81.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2015 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Lourdes Suárez-Valle
Chair, Department of Foreign Languages
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
P.O. Box 23309
San Juan, 00931-3309
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Lourdes Suarez
Phone: (787) 764-0000 ext. 3675

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