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Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Hispanic Linguistics)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Hispanic Linguistics)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56240
Department

Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics | College of Arts and Sciences

Responsibilities

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a nine- month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Hispanic Linguistics (specialization in Second Language Acquisition) and Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program, beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will have opportunities to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate programs in Spanish and our undergraduate program in Linguistics. The candidate will teach two courses per semester per the standard teaching assignment for tenure-track faculty. This may be adjusted for program directing if needed.

Candidates are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the department, whose programs, curriculum, and events bring together faculty from multiple languages and disciplines. Please visit our website (www.modlang.fsu.edu) for more information about the department.

Qualifications

PhD or the highest degree appropriate in Hispanic Linguistics, Linguistics, or a related field from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and academic research and service. Applicants must have met the requirements for the PhD by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who examine the second language acquisition of Spanish phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, or pragmatics. Experience in coordinating multi-sections is also desirable.

Contact Info

Any questions may be directed to Dr. Michael Leeser (mleeser@fsu.edu) and Dr. Antje Muntendam (amuntendam@fsu.edu), Co-chairs of the Search Committee.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a writing sample.

This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

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Considerations

This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Review of applications will begin November 27, 2023 and remain open until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

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Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

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