LINGUIST List 21.4541

Fri Nov 12 2010

Jobs: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The U of New Mexico

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        1.     Kathryn McKnight , Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA

Message 1: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Kathryn McKnight <>
Subject: Portuguese: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, NM, USA
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University or Organization: The University of New Mexico Department: Spanish and Portuguese Job Location: New Mexico, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexicoseeks applicants for an assistant professor rank faculty appointment inPortuguese, pending budgetary approval, with field of specialization open.The appointment will be in a probationary position leading to a tenuredecision. The new faculty member will join a dynamic program with emphasison Brazilian Portuguese and Cultural Studies, which collaborates with theLatin American & Iberian Institute (LAII), a Title-VI/NRC. Appointmentbegins August 2011. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduateteaching in area of specialization, and advanced culture and languagecourses, mentoring graduate students, sharing in the coordination ofPortuguese program, and other departmental and university service.Competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications of successful applicant.

For best consideration, apply by December 2, 2010. Position open until filled.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in hand by Spring 2011 in Portuguese orLinguistics or an equivalent, with a primary specialization in any field ofLuso-Brazilian literary, linguistic, or cultural studies.

Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in Afro-Brazilian Studies,Luso-African Studies or Portuguese Linguistics; ability to teach with abroader Latin American or Transatlantic focus, and mentor students in theLatin American Studies program; excellence in scholarship in area ofspecialization; excellence in teaching at the university level; native ornear-native fluency and ability to teach in Portuguese and English.

Please submit your application through UNM Jobs (URL below), for postingnumber 0808623 listed as "Assistant Professor of Portuguese."

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Search Coordinator Kathryn McKnight Email: Phone: 5052777042 Fax: 5052773885

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