LINGUIST List 29.3840

Thu Oct 04 2018

Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Princeton University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-Oct-2018
From: Karen Gonzalez <>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Princeton University
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer and Associate Director of the Spanish Language Program

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)
                            Spanish based


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University seeks to appoint an Associate Director of the Spanish Language Program, at the rank of Lecturer, beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will have a background in Linguistics, Foreign Language Teaching, and/or Second Language Acquisition, and proven experience in language teaching and coordination. Advanced degree required; Ph.D. or M.A. working toward Ph.D. preferred.

The Associate Director will join the leadership team of a vibrant language program. The position entails duties connected with language proficiency assessment (placement test management, administration of language evaluations and proficiency exams), lecturer and TA overseeing, curriculum development supervision, course scheduling, and implementation of policies and procedures. The successful candidate will also teach undergraduate language courses.

Applicants are to apply online through AHIRE at the application link provided below and submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae, including description of teaching experience
- Teaching portfolio including sample teaching materials, one or two course syllabi, and a teaching philosophy statement
- Contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager, Finance and Administration Karen Gonzalez

Page Updated: 04-Oct-2018