The Departments of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) and Department of English at Youngstown State University (YSU) invite applications for a cross-appointed, tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor of Spanish Language and Linguistics and Applied Linguistics/TESOL. The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any questions may be directed toward firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youngstown State University—an urban research university—emphasizes a creative, integrated approach to education, scholarship, and service. The University places students at its center; leads in the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge; advances civic, scientific, and technological development; and fosters collaboration to enrich the region and the world.
The University: Creates diverse educational experiences that develop ethical, intellectually curious students who are invested in their communities; Provides access to a broad range of undergraduate programs; Offers graduate programs in selected areas of excellence, including those that meet the needs of the region; Supports economic development through applied learning and research; Integrates teaching and learning, scholarship, and civic engagement; Fosters understanding of diversity, sustainability, and global perspectives; and Advances the intellectual and cultural life of the city, region, and world.
Earned PhD/Doctorate in Spanish with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition/Applied Linguistics.
Candidates should have their PhD in hand at the time they submit their applications.
Native or near native fluency in both Spanish and English.
Evidence of an active scholarly agenda.
Preference will be given to candidates with
a)a minimum of two years of experience teaching full-time at a university;
b) experience having taught Spanish Linguistics and Spanish Phonetics/Phonology at the upper division level;
c) experience having taught Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics at the upper division level;
d) some experience conducting research using an eye-tracker.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.