Faculty Position in Spanish Linguistics University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Spanish and Portuguese United States

UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese: Faculty Position in Spanish Linguistics

 

  • L&S Humanities - SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open December 13th, 2018 through January 23rd, 2019
 

DESCRIPTION

Assistant Professor--Spanish Linguistics


UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics. The expected start date is July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses, normally four per year, in Spanish and English in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will strengthen our graduate program in Spanish Linguistics and support our Spanish and Linguistics major and our Spanish, Community and Culture major.

 

Applicants must have Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics or equivalent in hand, native or near-native fluency in Spanish, evidence of excellence in teaching and strong research potential. We seek a Spanish linguist with specialization in either Acoustic Phonetics/Laboratory Phonology with a focus on Spanish Prosody (Spanish Heritage Language Prosody strongly preferred), combined with an additional area of linguistics, preferably Sociolinguistics and Spanish as a heritage language in the US; OR a linguist with specialization in Syntax/Morpho-syntax, combined with an additional area in linguistics such as language acquisition/bilingualism, psycholinguistic experiments. The successful candidate will be able to conduct advanced research and teaching in Spanish acoustic phonetics/laboratory phonology, Spanish intonation, plus teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as sociolinguistics, Spanish in the United States; OR be able to conduct advanced research and teaching in Spanish syntax/semantics, plus research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as Spanish syntax/morpho-syntax, language acquisition/bilingualism, psycholinguistic experiments, historical linguistics. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating clear evidence of scholarly potential in research on the topics described above.

 

All applications must contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, a Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion that describes the candidate’s past, present and planned contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Those under serious consideration may be asked to provide additional writing samples and letters if selected for further review. Applications should be submitted using the UCLA academic job application site, https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu, for job number JPF04188. Review of applications will begin 12/12/2018. Applications submitted by 01/23/2018 will receive full consideration. For further information please consult the Search Committee Chair, Professor Antonio C. Quicoli, (acquicoli@yahoo.com).

 

The University of California is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who have contributed to equity and diversity efforts in teaching and service, whose research addresses issues concerning diversity, or who have experience in mentoring women and underrepresented groups.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: https://www.spanport.ucla.edu/

 

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Describes the candidate’s past, present and planned contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Two writing Samples - Include both writing samples in one PDF document. On the first page, please make a note saying that both writing samples in the PDF document.

 
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

 

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