27.3595, Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Furman University

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Subject: 27.3595, Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Furman University

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Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:29:03
From: Ronald Friis [ronald.friis at furman.edu]
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics: Rank Open, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

University or Organization: Furman University 
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: South Carolina, USA 
Web Address: http://www.furman.edu/academics/modern-languages-and-literatures/Pages/default.aspx
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Spanish
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Furman University
invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position in Hispanic
linguistics to begin August 1, 2017. Professional-level proficiency in Spanish
and English required. Teaching load is five courses per year; responsibilities
include a range of offerings in Hispanic linguistics, all levels of Spanish
language, and first-year writing seminars. Candidates must demonstrate a
strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, mentoring, and scholarship. The
department offers a robust Spanish major and faculty-led semester-length study
abroad programs in Spain and Chile.

Letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of
scholarly work, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation must
be submitted to the application link below by November 1, 2016. The diversity
statement, not to exceed 300 words, should reflect the candidate’s awareness
of the challenges facing the many student groups traditionally
underrepresented in higher education and discuss strategies for addressing
these challenges.

Furman University is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Greenville,
S.C. Greenville has a thriving downtown, international community, and is
within a short driving distance of Asheville, Charlotte, and Atlanta. The
university aspires to become a leader among its peer institutions in making
meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of
minorities and women. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for
comprehensive benefits.

Interviews for select candidates will be conducted at the MLA Convention in

Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2016 
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/5945 
Contact Information:
	Acting Chair Ronald Friis 
	Email: ronald.friis at furman.edu 


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