LINGUIST List 29.3659

Mon Sep 24 2018

Jobs: Spanish; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Denison University

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Date: 24-Sep-2018
From: Liz Barringer-Smith <>
Subject: Spanish; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Denison University, Ohio, USA
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University or Organization: Denison University
Department: Modern Languages
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish, Sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Modern Languages at Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2019 at the Assistant Professor level. We seek candidates with a graduate degree in Spanish sociolinguistics, focused on Spanish in the U.S. Candidates with a Ph.D. in hand and candidates who are ABD will be considered, as long as the Ph.D. is completed within one year of the start date. Preference will be given to candidates who plan to complete the Ph.D. prior to August 15, 2019 and those with expertise in any of the following areas: Spanish in the professions, heritage speakers, language and power, discourse analysis, or bilingualism and cultural identity.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Denison’s institutional mission of educating in the Liberal Arts tradition and to engagement in service and governance. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching undergraduate courses at all levels of the Spanish curriculum, including General Education courses and seminars in the area of expertise. Evidence of two or more years of effective college-level teaching and a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. The candidate should have an active research agenda that results in scholarly publications.

This individual will be responsible for teaching 5 courses per academic year, maintaining an active scholarly agenda resulting in scholarly publications, and participating in departmental and college-wide activities.

Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at Denison will support the research and teaching of the successful candidate through our professional development programs.

Completed applications submitted by November 10th, 2018 will receive full consideration. Candidates should visit the application link provided below to submit the following:
- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Experience
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations (from 2 courses minimum)
- Statement on Your Scholarly Agenda
- Writing Sample of Scholarly Work
- Three Professional References

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, color, gender identity and or expression, sexual orientation, family configuration, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ms. Liz Barringer-Smith
Phone: 740-587-6643
Fax: 740-868-1814

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