Assistant Professor of Spanish @ The University of Mississippi

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2016.

The department offers an MA in French, German, Spanish, and TESL, and undergraduate majors and minors in a substantial number of languages. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Spanish linguistics OR literature/cultural studies at the time of appointment, possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English, and demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, and service. All candidates must be able to teach the required second language pedagogy course for graduate students (taught in English). Other duties include teaching courses at all levels of Spanish language and either second language acquisition OR related linguistic field, or medieval/early modern poetry or contemporary Andean literature; building a strong research and publication record; and participating actively in departmental and university service. Nine-month appointment with summer support available on a competitive basis, salary competitive.

Follow the on-line application procedure ( and include cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation. Email inquiries to Dr. Heather Allen, Spanish Search Committee Chair, Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015 and continue until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
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