LINGUIST List 28.1559

Wed Mar 29 2017

Jobs: Spanish; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 28-Mar-2017
From: Karen Sholeen <>
Subject: Spanish; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Clinical Assistant Professor--Spanish Basic Language Program Director. Direct and coordinate Basic Language Program in Spanish (60 to 65 sections per semester (circa 1200 students per semester); blended program). Responsible for supervision and review of course coordinators and instructors; selection of textbooks; supervision of placement process. Serve on the department’s undergraduate studies committee. Teach one course per semester in the curriculum of the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies.

Qualifications: Candidates must be ABD (PhD preferred), have a strong teaching record, and have research interests in Second Language Acquisition or a related field in Hispanic linguistics. Native or near-native competency in Spanish required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in language program direction, materials development, and blended learning.

For fullest consideration please complete an on-line application at the application URL below and upload a C.V., cover letter and sample syllabus and the names and email addresses of 3 references by April 11, 2017.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline: 11-Apr-2017

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Karen Sholeen

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