LINGUIST List 30.4218

Wed Nov 06 2019

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 06-Nov-2019
From: William Thompson <>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: World Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish position to begin Fall 2020, pending availability of funds.

Ph.D. in Spanish or related area, with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition/Applied Linguistics. Native or near native proficiency in Spanish required, as well as strong research potential in the field, excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student and supervisor evaluations, and technological skills (experience with online education highly desirable). Duties will include teaching of language and linguistics courses at all levels, coordination of the basic program in Spanish, and supervision of the graduate assistants in Spanish. The faculty member will also be required to engage in research and publish regularly in order to progress towards tenure and promotion.

Applicants must upload the following to the application link provided below:
- Cover letter,
- Curriculum vitae,
- Unofficial transcript,
- Recent student evaluations from calendar year 2019, and
- Email addresses for three reference providers.

The Workforum system will send an email to the reference provider giving them instructions for submitting the letter.

Deadline for submission of all documents is December 15, 2019. If you require additional information, contact Dr. Ivan Ortega Santos at the contact information provided below.

The University of Memphis, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, is a metropolitan research institution that offers competitive pay and benefits.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ivan Ortega Santo
Phone: (901) 678-2507

Page Updated: 06-Nov-2019