25.3348, Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University California Davis

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Subject: 25.3348, Jobs: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University California Davis

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Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:07:40
From: Renee Ortez [rjortez at ucdavis.edu]
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University California Davis, California, USA

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 University or Organization: University California Davis 
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://langlit.ucdavis.edu/
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


Spanish Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at University of California, Davis 
invites applications for a tenure-track position as Director of First Year 
Language Program at the Assistant/ Associate Professor level, in Spanish 
Applied Linguistics and language pedagogy with a specialization in any of the 
following areas: functional or cognitive grammar, corpus linguistics or other 
areas, effective July 1, 2015.

The successful candidate will lead and coordinate an established Spanish 
language program for a culturally and ethnically diverse student body. 
Candidates with expertise in Spanish linguistics  and  language  pedagogy  in 
addition  to  experience  in  administering  language program with emphasis 
on First Year Language Instruction, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants  should  possess  native  or  near-­native  language  competency  
in  Spanish  and English; knowledge of Portuguese is also desirable. The 
lower division language courses are taught primarily by a large group of 
graduate students, working as Teaching Assistants or Associate Instructors 
(from 30 to 40 in each given year). They should have an expert understanding 
of second language acquisition and applied linguistics and a specialization in
functional or cognitive grammar, corpus linguistics or other area, and a
strong commitment to undergraduate education. Applicants must demonstrate 
exceptional promise as scholars and teachers, and have the ability to lead an 
established language program with a large group of graduate students. The 
successful applicant will be able to contribute to the shared governance and 
intellectual life of the department and the larger UC Davis community. A 
Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics, SLA, or any other related field is required and 
must be in hand prior to the first day of classes, September 21, 2015.

Teaching responsibilities will include language courses at all levels as well
as graduate and undergraduate courses in Spanish linguistics and language 
pedagogy. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2014; the position 
will stay open until filled.   

To receive full consideration, please submit applications at the application 
website below and include the following:
1)  A letter of application
2)  Curriculum Vitae
3)  Short writing samples in English and Spanish consisting of a published 
paper or dissertation chapters
4)  Teaching evaluations from the past 3 years (if applicable 
5)  Contact information for four confidential letter of reference.

The  University  of  California  at  Davis  is  an  affirmative  action/ 
equal  opportunity  employer with  a  strong  institutional  commitment  to  the  
achievement  of  diversity  among  its  faculty and staff. It is also a smoke-
free campus.

Application Deadline: 30-Jan-2015 
Web Address for Applications: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00338 
Contact Information:
	Academic Personnel Analyst Renee Ortez 
	Email: rjortez at ucdavis.edu 
	Phone: 530-752-0831

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