LINGUIST List 32.3240

Thu Oct 14 2021

Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, University of Arizona

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 14-Oct-2021
From: Mary Portillo <>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona
Department: Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor of Hispanic Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona seeks to fill a tenure track position in the second language acquisition of Spanish morphosyntax (all major theoretical frameworks will be considered). A PhD in Hispanic Linguistics or a related field at the time of appointment is required. Candidates should present evidence of teaching excellence and should demonstrate scholarly achievement or significant scholarly potential.

The successful candidate will teach four courses a year, including undergraduate and graduate courses in syntax and in second language acquisition, keep an active research agenda and record of publication commensurate with a research-intensive institution, supervise graduate students, and contribute to departmental, college and university service. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required.

The Department offers an undergraduate major track in Hispanic Linguistics, a Master and a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics and has close collaborations with the PhD in SLAT (Second Language Acquisition and Teaching) and the Department of Linguistics.

Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2021. Candidates must apply for req7031 online at the application link below. Candidates will be required to provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities to bring the humanities to the forefront of the University of Arizona's life and mission through a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry: The University of Arizona is a Hispanic Serving Institution and is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Search for Job number req7031 at the application link below to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Senior Business Manager Mary Portillo
Phone: 1 520 621 1983

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