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Employment Opportunity -
Assistant Professor Spanish

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Announces Tenure-Track Vacancy for Fall of 2008:

Tenure track Assistant Professor of Spanish. Area of specialization: Linguistics, with preference given to candidates specializing in Applied Linguistics, Dialectology or Second Language Acquisition. The successful candidate will also be able to teach at least survey level literature and culture courses. Preference given to candidates with secondary specialization or demonstrated teaching competency in 20th Century/Contemporary Spanish Literature. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by start of appointment, prior college/university level teaching experience, and native/near native fluency in both English and Spanish. Candidates must also demonstrate scholarly potential and/or have an established publication record. The ideal candidate will be willing to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate level, as well as courses in the Bilingual/Bicultural M.A. program, Graduate Certificate in Translation program, and M.A. program in TESOL.

Responsibilities: Teaching, research and publications, and service to the department/university.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page, double spaced, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on or about Nov. 30th, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled.

Spanish Search Committee
c/o Dr. Luisa Ossa
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Dept. Of Foreign Languages and Literatures
La Salle University
1900 W. Olney Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Materials may be submitted electronically to

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