LINGUIST List 29.1872

Thu May 03 2018

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition: Visiting Professor, Texas Tech University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 02-May-2018
From: Lloyd Allred <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition: Visiting Professor, Texas Tech University, USA
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University or Organization: Texas Tech University
Department: Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Texas Tech University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Spanish linguistics to start Fall 2018 for a one year appointment. We are interested in hiring a dynamic individual to direct the Spanish Heritage Language program. Specialization should be in Applied Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish required. Must have Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Service duties include program building and commitment to extracurricular activities and to the department, college, and university. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates who have strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures is a thriving department with over ten programs of study and thirteen languages taught where faculty and students pursue a range of interdisciplinary interests and where language teaching and learning are supported by the Language Lab and Research Center. The successful candidate will become a member of a community of scholars committed to implementing language pedagogies that support development of 21st century literacies and skills. Texas Tech University is classified a “High Research” R1 institution, and has recently earned the official status of Hispanic Serving Institution.

Apply online at the link provided below, job ID 13948BR. Submit online letter of application, CV and teaching philosophy. Send 3 letters of reference to the contact information provided below. Letters of recommendation may be sent via Interfolio, postal service or email.

Application review will begin in May 10th.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2018 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Lloyd Allred, Attn. Spanish VA
Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
Texas Tech University
PO Box 42071
Lubbock, TX 79409-2071
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Hiring Manager Lloyd Allred
Phone: 806-834-0512
Fax: 806-742-3306

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