Assistant Professor of Spanish
Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics or SLA
Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics or SLA to coordinate a large lower division Spanish program (ca. 1400 students) and teach upper-division Spanish advanced language and linguistics and graduate courses in area of specialization. Reduced teaching load for coordination. Availability to assist in workshops and graduate teacher training a must. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English essential. Demonstrated record of scholarly achievement/publications or clear potential for active scholarship. Appointment as tenure track assistant professor requires Ph.D. by August 1, 2007. Without Ph.D., appointment will be as non-tenure track instructor with conversion to tenure-track assistant professor upon completion and with stipulation that Ph.D. be conferred during the first year of appointment.
The position involves coordination of large lower division courses taught principally by lecturers and teaching assistants. Upper division teaching includes courses in Spanish phonetics and other topics in Spanish linguistics appropriate to training and area of research specialization. Graduate courses will be in area of specialization, including a methods course shared on a rotating basis. The Department and University actively support faculty research projects. All professors in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures are expected to participate fully in departmental governance, academic advising, and the life of the University community at large.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. The university intends that its graduates will promote the values and institutions of representative democracy, and be prepared to lead lives of personal integrity and civic responsibility.
Deadline: The position will be open until filled; however, for full consideration, applicants are to submit a letter of application, complete dossier, transcripts, and at least three letters of reference by November 1, 2006 to:Prof. Dolly J. Young
Chair, Spanish Search Committee
Department of Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures
701 McClung Tower
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0470
Applications from minority and female candidates welcomed.
Published: Wednesday, October 04, 2006