LINGUIST List 32.902

Fri Mar 12 2021

Jobs: Spanish; Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Arizona

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 11-Mar-2021
From: Mary Portillo <>
Subject: Spanish; Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona
Department: Spanish & Portuguese
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Spanish

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese seeks a dynamic individual for a full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish to teach in its Hispanic Linguistics Program. The Department is looking for a person who can teach Spanish syntax at the graduate level. This one-year position is benefits-eligible and begins in August 2021.

Responsibilities include full-time teaching (3:3), including two graduate-level syntax courses and undergraduate courses in language and linguistics, participating in MA and PhD exams, and mentoring graduate students as needed. Teaches face-to-face and online dependent upon the rates of COVID-19 and safety precautions.

Required Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have:
- PhD in hand at time of appointment in Hispanic Linguistics, linguistics or related field with an area of specialization in Spanish syntax
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level
- Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English

Preferred qualifications:
Ideally, candidates should have experience:
- Teaching courses in Spanish syntax
- Teaching courses in Spanish linguistics
- Teaching online courses

Please include:
- A cover letter,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A one-page teaching philosophy,
- Three reference letters (one of them addressing teaching qualifications), and
- Sample student evaluations

Review of application starts March 22nd.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

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

Page Updated: 12-Mar-2021