The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (DOL) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Language and Applied Linguistics with the ability to teach at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish. The candidate should have a degree or concentration in the areas of SLA/Applied Linguistics/Language Pedagogy with a specialization in or record of academic publishing in foreign language proficiency.
The position begins in Fall 2018 and candidate must have Ph.D. in hand prior to beginning teaching duties.
The successful candidate will provide critical support in teaching, research and service to the DOL and interdisciplinary programs, including the new International Studies and Diplomacy (ISD) program. The candidate’s home department will be the DOL.
Teach undergraduate classes in candidate’s language of specialization, as well as content courses in English that contribute to foreign language proficiency and cultural competency requirements of the new ISD major. Coordinate departmental efforts to develop proficiency-oriented curricula across different language sections. Establish and maintain a solid research agenda; publish books and/or peer-reviewed scholarly manuscripts. Contribute through service to the missions of the DOL, the International Studies and Diplomacy program, the College and the University. Seek external funding where appropriate. Advise undergraduate and graduate students
Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00059). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: 1) Cover letter that speaks specifically to our required and preferred qualifications, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) “Other Document” to include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete document), 4) “Other” A sample of scholarly work.
The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Second consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2017. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (November 30, 2017) may not be given full consideration
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.
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