LINGUIST List 29.3869

Mon Oct 08 2018

Jobs: Portuguese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature: Assistant Professor, Rutgers University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 05-Oct-2018
From: Jose Camacho <>
Subject: Portuguese; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature: Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Rutgers University
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Portuguese

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Bilingualism; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Portuguese, to begin in Fall 2019. Research specialization in any of the relevant disciplines (particularly in either literary and cultural studies, bilingualism and second language acquisition, or translation and interpreting) will be considered.

A PhD or equivalent is required in Portuguese language, literature, or linguistics; or in Comparative Literature, linguistics, translation, or other relevant disciplines with a significant research focus on Lusophone materials. The successful candidate will be dedicated to sustaining and building our longstanding Portuguese program. A strong research commitment and demonstration of excellence in teaching are required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Portuguese language and culture, and develop new courses that draw on the candidate’s area of expertise. Native or near native fluency.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, publication or writing sample of up to 25pp, and recent (last 2 yrs) teaching evaluations to the attention of Professor Marcy Schwartz, Chair, no later than November 12, 2018 through the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 12-Nov-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
José Camacho

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