Assistant Professor - Spanish Linguistics - (FAC001493)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Spanish Linguistics at the level of Assistant Professor beginning September 2021. Ph.D. required; native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English. Specialization in Spanish syntax strongly preferred, and ability to teach pragmatics a plus. Candidates working from language acquisition perspectives, especially second-language acquisition, are highly desirable. The candidate selected must demonstrate a strong research agenda and will be required to teach courses in Spanish linguistics at the Ph.D., M.A. and undergraduate levels. Teaching load 2/2.

The University of Houston, a Carnegie-designated Tier-1 public research university, is a premier urban research and teaching university in Texas and one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse research universities in the nation. Our outstanding faculty and facilities draw students from across the country and around the world. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching or research has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy or statement, research statement and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applications should be submitted through the University's online job site . Posting number keyword is FAC001493. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020. Interviews will be conducted virtually.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

A Ph.D. is required with native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English. Specializations in Spanish syntax and pragmatics are a plus.

Notes to Applicant: Official Transcripts are required for faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

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