27.3522, Jobs: English; Spanish; General Linguistics: Associate / Full Professor / Chair of Department, University of Texas at San Antonio

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Subject: 27.3522, Jobs: English; Spanish; General Linguistics: Associate / Full Professor / Chair of Department, University of Texas at San Antonio

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Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:14:17
From: Santiago Daydi-Tolson [Santiago.DaydiTolson at utsa.edu]
Subject: English; Spanish; General Linguistics: Associate / Full Professor / Chair of Department, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA

 
University or Organization: University of Texas at San Antonio 
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Texas, USA 
Web Address: http://colfa.utsa.edu/modern-languages/
Job Title: Chair of Department
Job Rank: Associate Professor; Chair of Department; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      Spanish (spa) 

Description:

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the College of Liberal
and Fine Arts at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications
for the position of tenured Full or Associate Professor of Spanish who would
also serve as the Department Chair, to begin July 1, 2017. Scholars
specializing in Latin American Studies with expertise in hemispheric
relations, social and cultural transformation, global affairs, border studies,
or transnational cultural studies are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should demonstrate a distinguished record of scholarship,
excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, a strong
commitment to interdisciplinarity, considerable management experience, and a
proven ability to lead a thriving multidisciplinary department at a
Hispanic-serving university on the path to becoming Tier 1.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers vibrant
undergraduate and graduate programs, including an MA in Spanish, a BA in
Spanish, a BA in Modern Languages Studies, minors in French, German, Russian,
Spanish, Comparative Literature, Foreign Languages, Spanish, and Linguistics,
and courses in Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Korean, and Japanese. Our Spanish
graduate program is unique to the San Antonio area with foci in literary
studies, cultural studies, and linguistics. The department also houses a
graduate translation certificate and an undergraduate Media Studies component.

Responsibilities include:

- Forging and Implementing long-term departmental goals
- Recruiting students and faculty members
- Developing the curriculum
- Fostering faculty development and leadership
- Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses as appropriate
- Maintaining an active research agenda
- Contributing to the university and community through service activities

Required Qualifications:

- Doctorate in Spanish, Latin American studies, or linguistics
- Native or near-native knowledge of Spanish and English
- Management experience
- Evidence of an ongoing research agenda with extensive publications

Preferred Qualifications:

- Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate
level
- Evidence of ability to secure grants and external funding
- Interest in Digital Humanities and Multimedia

Applicants must apply online at the application URL below. Required materials
include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two publications, a
statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of administrative philosophy,
and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2016. Applicants who are
selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible
and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. 

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities,
veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.



Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2016 
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/4378 
Contact Information:
	Interim Chair Santiago Daydi-Tolson 
	Email: Santiago.DaydiTolson at utsa.edu 


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