Posted on: 
November 3, 2017

This Tenure Track Assistant Professor will teach 5 courses per year, with anticipated reassigned time of 1 course per year in the first three years to dedicate towards research. Courses taught may include language, linguistics, and pedagogy at all levels, including the required graduate level pedagogy class for teaching assistants and monitoring graduate students in their teaching responsibilities. Will direct thesis projects and participate in graduate committees for the MA in Spanish as well as the proposed MA in World Languages and Literatures. Possible observation of student teachers and interns, teaching of distance education courses, summer delivery of undergraduate and graduate courses, faculty-led study abroad.

PhD or ABD in Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition. Must have demonstrated ability to teach Spanish and at least one other language currently offered in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages (Chinese, ESL, French, German, Greek, Japanese, and Latin) with native or near-native proficiency. PhD in hand by August 20, 2018.

A very active research agenda in Linguistics or Second Language Acquisition is expected.

Methodology/Pedagogy in the teaching of languages. Potential for grant funding in Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Methodologies of Teaching Language. Functional research frameworks that use empirical methods and that complement existing UW research.

Public contact information: 

Joy Landeira, Department Head
Modern and Classical Languages
Dept. 3603
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition.