Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Hispanic Linguistics) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
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Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics | College of Arts and Sciences
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.
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.
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.
Any questions may be directed to Dr. Michael Leeser (email@example.com) and Dr. Antje Muntendam (firstname.lastname@example.org), Co-chairs of the Search Committee.
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Review of applications will begin November 27, 2023 and remain open until the position is filled.
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