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Job Announcement: West Virginia University

Spanish; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, West Virginia, USA

Employer: West Virginia University
World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Job Location: West Virginia, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Specialty: Spanish
LL Issue: 24.3674
Date Submitted: 18-Sep-2013
Job Description: The Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at West Virginia University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Spanish, tenure track, with a specialization in Spanish Linguistics.

Applicants must have a PhD in Spanish or Hispanic Linguistics / Spanish Applied Linguistics, or equivalent, with terminal degree in hand by position start date, August 16, 2014. Clear evidence of potential for excellence in research and teaching is required.

Responsibilities include teaching Spanish language and linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as establishing a research program and providing service to the institution and the profession. The successful candidate will have an excellent command of Spanish and English and will be expected to contribute to some other department needs which include Sociolinguistics, Spanish for the Professions, and online teaching.

WVU is a Research-High Activity University, an Affirmative Action and EEO employer and provides support for dual career couples: The university is located in the community of Morgantown, which offers plentiful opportunities as well as recreational outlets that draw on the natural beauty and rich culture of Appalachia. Morgantown is located within 1½ hours of Pittsburgh and 3½ hours of the Washington / Baltimore area. It has been recognized as one of the most livable small cities in the U.S.

Screening will begin October 15, 2013, continuing until the position is filled. Initial video interviews will be conducted during the month of November.

Submit letter of application that includes a summary of teaching experience and research plans, CV, sample of research, and at least three letters of recommendation to the search committee at the application address below.

Direct further inquiries to Ms. Mison Beondy at the contact email address below.
Application Deadline: 18-Oct-2013
Application Address: P.O. Search Committee  / Spanish Linguistics Position
Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Box 6298
Morgantown   WV  26506
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Contact Information: Mison  Beondy
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