The Department of Modern Languages (MODL) at The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington) seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Spanish at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2020.
Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service, as well as for funded research activity. ABD applicants will be considered, but Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2020. Applicants should be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish Translation and Interpreting; Spanish for the Professions, or Spanish Localization; Spanish language and/or Hispanic culture.
Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.
The standard teaching load is five courses per academic year (typically 3/2), although this load may be modified by the Chair pursuant to grant funding or significant service assignments. In addition to teaching and research, the faculty member will contribute to the growth of the Department of Modern Languages through participation in departmental activities; collaboration with university, industry, and community partners; recruitment; and other service.
A Ph.D. in Spanish, Spanish Translation & Interpreting, or closely-related field required by August 2020.
Secondary emphasis in Spanish for the Professions, such as Spanish for the Health Professions, or Spanish Localization strongly desired. Expertise in Hispanic Culture a plus.
Please submit 1) a letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) three recent letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary Skype interviews will be conducted the week of December 16, 2019.
Please address questions to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Alicia Rueda-Acedo, at email@example.com, or call 817.272.3161.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10479
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.