LINGUIST List 29.4183
Fri Oct 26 2018
Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant
Professor, Wartburg College
Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>
Erica Sadler <hr
Spanish; Applied Linguistics;
General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Wartburg College,
Iowa, USA E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization:
Department: English and Modern Languages
Job Location: Iowa, USA
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Tenure-track
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)
Faculty Position Announcement:
Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal
arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), internationally recognized for community engagement. We
offer more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the
bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful
environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an
affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from
women and members of ethnic and minority groups. Wartburg also seeks applicants with a record of
successful work with diverse populations and individuals, and/or linguistic competence in a language
other than English.
Date Announced: October 26, 2018
Position Title: Assistant Professor of
Starting Date: August 2019
Deadline: Applications submitted by November 26
will receive full consideration; the committee will continue to review applications until the position
- Earned doctorate in Hispanic Linguistics, Applied Linguistics,
Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, Hispanic Literature, Latinx Studies, or related
field by August 2019.
- Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: Spanish for the
professions; Spanish for health professions; Hispanic linguistics; sociolinguistics; Spanish for
heritage speakers; U.S. Latinx studies; bilingualism; translation/interpretation;
phonetics/pronunciation; community-based service-learning.
- Near-native verbal and written
communication skills in Spanish and English.
- Evidence of teaching excellence; promise of continued
scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College.
- Willingness to engage
with the local and national Latinx community is desirable.
- Teach three
14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms, including intermediate and advanced
- Teach one 4-week May term course.
- Advise student majors in
Spanish; develop new courses in area of specialization; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to
the liberal arts setting.
Contract: Nine-month contract
Send curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, three current letters of
reference, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service
experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning
outcomes of Wartburg College. Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups
This information should be submitted electronically to: the application email or
by regular mail to the application address provided below.
For specific inquiries contact Zak
Montgomery, chair of the search committee (zak.montgomery
For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see http://www.wartburg.edu
, and specifically about the Spanish
program, see http://www.wartburg.edu/spanish/
College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.
(Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Director of Human Resources Jamie Hollaway
100 Wartburg Blvd
Waverly, IA 50677
Email Address for
Human Resources and Payroll Assistant Erica Sadler
Page Updated: 05-Nov-2018