Assistant Professor – Spanish Second Language Acquisition/Pedagogy - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0246

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assistant Professor – Spanish Second Language Acquisition/Pedagogy

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish starting August 16, 2014. The successful applicant will primarily serve as Language Program Director of a vibrant and established coordinated program of elementary and intermediate Spanish language courses, develop curriculum, supervise graduate teaching assistants and instructors, teach undergraduate classes in Spanish, and instruct graduate classes in foreign language teaching methodology and in second language acquisition. Service expectations will be commensurate with rank.

Requirements include: a Ph.D. or Ed.D. (or the equivalent) with a focus in Spanish linguistics or in second language acquisition/pedagogy with an emphasis on Spanish in hand by August 16, 2014. Preference will be given to applicants who also demonstrate experience in language coordination and use of instructional technology to support the basic level hybrid program. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and demonstrated excellence in teaching required. Hiring for this position is contingent upon available funding. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Also send three recent letters of recommendation to Spanish Language Program Director Search Committee, Modern Languages and Classics, University of Alabama, Box 870246, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0246. Though preference will be given to applications received by November 27, 2013, the search will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor – Spanish Second Language Acq.
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/27/2013