LINGUIST List 27.1533

Fri Apr 01 2016

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Rank Open, Universidad de los Andes

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 31-Mar-2016
From: Camila Rodas <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Rank Open, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
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University or Organization: Universidad de los Andes
Department: Language and Culture
Job Location: Bogotá D.C., Colombia
Web Address:
Job Title: Four full-time Assistant, Associate, or Full English Lecturers

Job Rank: Docente de planta Asistente/ Asociado/ Titular; Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)



- MA or PhD in subjects related to the teaching of languages (e.g., Applied Linguistics, Second Language Studies, MATESOL, and similar). Additional expertise in areas related to applied linguistics is also desirable.
- At least two years of certified, full-time work experience teaching English as a Foreign Language, at the junior college or university levels. Experience teaching at language institutes may apply.
- Demonstrable expertise in English language usage. (CEFR = C2)
- Two academic products that demonstrate the excellence of your job performance (course syllabi, workshop materials, internal reports, journal publications, etc.).
- Intermediate level of Spanish (CEFR = B1).

Contract and Remuneration:

The Department of Languages and Culture is interested in filling four Lecturer positions, at either the Assistant, Associate or Full ranks. The professional category and salary awarded to the candidate depends upon experience. This job announcement may be declared null and void.

Required Documents (please submit in English):

- Cover letter, addressed to Dr. Hugo Hernán Ramírez
- Complete academic CV or résumé
- A syllabus for an advanced English course you would like to teach in the department (appx. two pages). Successful syllabi will be created specifically for this job position and will address a current need in the department.
- Teaching statement (two pages maximum)
- Photocopies/ scans of your undergraduate and graduate diplomas (no translation is necessary)

Application Schedule:

- Application deadline: April 11th, 2016
- Interview list published: May 13th, 2016
- Interviews (in person or on Skype) May 24th–31st, 2016
- Interview results: June 3rd, 2016
- Teaching demonstration: June, 2016 (this can be done remotely via Internet)
- Contract and visa paperwork: June, 2016
- Start date: July 15th, 2016 (flexible)


Please e-mail Camila Rodas (email below) with any questions or concerns. Please also e-mail all documents to Camila Rodas in PDF format before, April 11th, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Colombian time (GMT -5:00).

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*Applications that are incomplete or that are sent after the application deadline will NOT be considered.
**Candidates will be notified of their application status before or on May 13th, 2016. Only candidates listed on the interview list will be interviewed between May 24–31, 2016.

Application Deadline: 11-Apr-2016

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Academic Manager Camila Rodas
Phone: +571 3394949 EXT. 4050

Page Updated: 01-Apr-2016