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Tue Sep 11 2018

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio

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Date: 10-Sep-2018
From: Marita Nummikoski <marita.nummikoskiutsa.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at San Antonio
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://colfa.utsa.edu/modern-languages/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Bilingualism; Heritage Spanish

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics with a specialization in Spanish morphosyntax, heritage Spanish, and/or applied linguistics to begin Fall 2019. UTSA is a thriving Hispanic-serving institution on the path to highest research activity status designation and ranked as one of the top five young universities in the United States by Times Higher Education in 2018.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures seeks a dynamic individual to contribute to teaching, discovery, and service in the following ways:

Responsibilities:
- Teaching in the Spanish B.A. and M.A. programs, the Linguistics minor, and the Graduate Certificate in Linguistics
- Maintaining an active research agenda
- Leadership in developing new lines of research and teaching
- Contributing to the university and community through service activities

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics, applied linguistics, foreign language education, or related field in hand by the beginning of appointment
- Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
- Research record or demonstrated research potential commensurate with experience
- University-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with first-generation students and diverse student populations, especially heritage language learners
- Successful record of securing external grants or potential to secure external funding

Applicants must apply at the application link provided below and submit online by October 22, 2018:
- A letter of application,
- Curriculum vitae,
- A statement of teaching philosophy,
- Unofficial transcripts of graduate studies,
- Two writing samples, and
- Three letters of recommendation.

Preliminary screening interviews will be conducted by Skype. Applicants who are selected for campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information:
Nathan Richardson, Chair
nathan.richardsonutsa.edu
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2018

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10383
Contact Information:
Dr. Nathan Richardson
Email: nathan.richardsonutsa.edu


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