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Instructor of Linguistics

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University of Colorado – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Instructor of Linguistics 

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for an Instructor of Linguistics. The position is a 0.8 FTE, 9-month appointment with a teaching load of 18-20 credits per academic year.   Primary teaching duties include courses in general linguistics and sociolinguistics; additionally, the successful candidate must be able to teach language skills courses at all levels in one of the following: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin OR Spanish, in online and on-campus formats. Service-related duties include coordination of our nascent, interdisciplinary linguistics minor.  
The Department of Modern Languages consists of a collegial, multi-language faculty with strengths in teaching, research and program development. We offer a minor in linguistics, as well as an M.A. in Spanish, majors in Spanish and French, and minors in three languages.

Salary and Benefits:


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations:http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
  • M.A. or Ph.D. in (general or language-specific) Linguistics
  • Ability to teach general linguistics courses in English
  • Ability to teach advanced language skills courses in one of the following: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin OR Spanish
  • Evidence of Excellence in Teaching
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to use instructional technology and teach online.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Sep 13, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 9/14/2019
Application Due: 2/26/2020
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