Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-Department of Spanish & Portuguese-LPD [#3102]
Position Title: Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy/Language Program Director
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Curriculum and Instruction
Linguistics / Second Language Teaching and Acquisition
Appl Deadline:2013/11/04 finished (posted 2013/09/05, finished 2014/06/13, listed until 2013/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Description: The Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for an assistant or associate level tenured/tenure-track professor to serve in the position of Language Program Director. The Director must be a scholar of language pedagogy, with a clear, coherent vision of language teaching and how it can be effectively deployed across multiple components of a large program. Highly developed administrative and personal skills are critical in this position, which directs a program serving roughly 8,000 students of Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua and Catalan, annually.

Qualifications: PhD in Applied Linguistics, Spanish language pedagogy or related field. Candidates must show evidence of scholarly excellence. Candidates should also have a clearly articulated and theoretically grounded approach to language teaching and demonstrable success in program administration (even if not in an OSU-sized program). Preference will be given to candidates who can give evidence of supervisory and management skills appropriate to a large, complex program. Also desirable is evidence of success with curriculum development, assessment and articulation, as well as experience with individualized instruction, innovative teaching with technology and distance learning. Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish is required.

Application Instructions: Please provide a CV, statements of research and teaching approach or philosophy, a writing sample in Spanish and three letters of recommendation. Applicants will be asked for a more detailed professional portfolio at a later stage of the process. To receive full consideration, please submit application materials online by November 4, 2013.

The Ohio State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
Further Info:
298 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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