Assistant Professor (Hispanic Linguistics) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Position: Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics (tenure-track); joint appointment in the Department of Linguistics and in the Spanish program within the Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade. Tenure home will be determined at time of hire based on the expertise and interests of the selected individual, with academic appointment in each department. Position is contingent on available funding.

Start Date: August 16, 2016; 9-month appointment.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics, Linguistics, or a closely related field; demonstrated evidence or promise of an active research agenda in Hispanic linguistics; college-level teaching experience. The applicant must have exceptional language fluency and communication skills in both English and Spanish. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Phonetics and Phonology or Sociolinguistics. PhD candidates will be considered if all degree requirements will be completed by August 15, 2016. If all requirements for the Ph.D. are not completed by August 15, 2016, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered in accordance with University policy ( policies/chapter2/ch2-faps/conting.html).

Duties: Maintaining an active program of peer-reviewed scholarship; teaching courses in Hispanic linguistics and general linguistics including SPAN 511: Linguistic Structure of Spanish and courses in areas of specialization; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; appropriate department and university service. The typical teaching load for untenured faculty in the department is two courses per semester.

Application Instructions:
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SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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