Full Job Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.
We are interested in hiring a dynamic individual to direct the Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) program and teach Spanish language and linguistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required. Responsibilities include an ongoing program of research related to SHL and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates (1) who have previous experience with SHL teaching, curricula development, programming and/or direction, (2) who promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (3) who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University. Engaged scholarship with local Hispanic communities, diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Service to the department, college, university and community is expected. Must have a Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment.
A complete submission requires a letter of application, CV, a teaching statement that includes approaches to directing a Spanish Heritage Language Program, three letters of recommendation and one sample of scholarly writing. For additional information, contact Lloyd Allred at email@example.com. Screening will begin November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation may be sent via Interfolio, the postal service, or email to Lloyd Allred, Box 42071, Lubbock, Texas 79409-2071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidates intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicants race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.