Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics: Tenure Track
Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics: Tenure Track
Date: November 10, 2015
Department: World Languages and Cultures
The Department of World Languages and Cultures seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor, with a specialty in Spanish Linguistics, beginning in August 2016.
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics (Spanish Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics or closely related field); and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English. Candidates who are ABD will be considered if their degree is expected to be conferred by August 1, 2016. Responsibilities will include developing a translation curriculum that will contribute to the mission of the department and to program expansion. Ideal candidates should also have an interest in leading study abroad opportunities, teaching a first-year seminar course, and designing interdisciplinary courses. The teaching load is 21 semester credits per year (3-1-3 distribution) on a semester-with-interterm calendar. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory language classes. Experience in innovative teaching and curricula development, and incorporating technology with pedagogy is highly desired. The World Languages and Cultures Department offers majors in Spanish, French and minors in Spanish, French and German.
Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of 1800 students with a newly redesigned core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy, research, and curriculum, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable. Successful faculty members are dedicated to recruiting, advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives and maintaining an active research agenda. Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to liberal learning, so application materials should address how you might contribute to the College’s liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.
Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.
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