The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at San Diego State University invites applications for an Associate Professor in Spanish linguistics and/or Spanish Language Acquisition (SLA) to direct Spanish Language Program from August 2014. Other areas of interest, preferable but not required are descriptive linguistics and the pedagogy of Heritage Learners. The successful candidate will serve as Director of the Spanish Language Program and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Responsibilities of the Director include: development of curriculum and testing aligned with the goals of the New Standards and the Department; and supervision of Teaching Associates and adjunct staff. Applicants should offer evidence of administrating college language programs, a strong research agenda, and teaching effectiveness. We are looking for a scholar who is committed to curriculum development and to teaching a diverse student population. San Diego State University has been ranked the No. 1 most productive university, among schools with 14 or fewer Ph.D. programs. Send letter of interest, CV, and complete dossier containing evidence of research and teaching effectiveness, and three recent and confidential letters of reference to Alda Blanco, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego California, CA. 92182-6010. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2013.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.