Posted on: 
October 5, 2023

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Latin-US and Linguistics at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with a research specialization in Bilingualism in Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the US. This position targets, but is not limited to, applicants with expertise in language acquisition, Hispanic linguistics, teaching Spanish for heritage speakers and/or Spanish for the professions. We particularly encourage applications from researchers with experience teaching phonology and/or syntax. The position will begin in the Fall 2024 semester.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Hispanic Linguistics, or related field, published research, potential to attract external funding, and the ability to teach and direct research.

Application Procedure:
Review of applications will begin on December 1st and continue until the position is filled. Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.
Applicants must submit:
1. A curriculum vitae;
2. A cover letter;
3. Statement of research interests and qualifications;
4. Statement of teaching philosophy;
5. Three letters of recommendation;
6. Up to three publications (can include pre-prints)

Public contact information: 

If you have any questions, you may contact Dr. Carla Contemori, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].


Position Type: 
Associate Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Bilingualism.