11.0294 job at UCSB

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Thu, 25 Sep 1997 23:33:38 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 294.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 13:57:47 -0700
From: Giorgio Perissinotto <giorgio@humanitas.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Job Annoucement


University of California, Santa Barbara

Lectureship in Hispanic Language & Linguistics. The position is one of
Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (PSOE), which although not a
ladder faculty position with research obligations, is a potentially
permanent position, equivalent to tenure-track. Responsibilities include
(1) coordinating a large language program in Spanish and Portuguese with
approximately 100 language classes per year taught by some 40 TAs and
temporary lecturers; (2) the training and supervision of instructors; (3)
textbook selection, testing, grading, and other aspects of the language
program; (4) teaching an appropriate number of courses, including a
graduate course in teaching methodology required of all new TAs, and
advanced undergraduate language courses such as Spanish for native
speakers, advanced Spanish grammar and composition, and courses in Hispanic

Ph.D. in an area of Hispanic Studies, Applied Linguistics, or Teaching
Methodology is required by time of appointment. Native or near-native
fluency in Spanish required; knowledge of or fluency in Portuguese a plus.
Familiarity with emerging technology and commitment to multimedia delivery
of language instruction highly desirable. Expertise or previous experience
in language teaching methodology, language acquisition or other area of
linguistics preferred. Appointment effective July 1, 1998. Salary
comparable to ladder track position, commensurate with qualifications and

To apply, submit a letter of application and current CV and arrange to have
three letters of recommendation sent to: Professor Giorgio Perissinotto,
Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Phelps Hall, University of
California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4150. Application deadline: Monday,
December 1, 1997. Telephone: (805)893-2865 or 3162; Fax: (805)893-8341.
Visit the campus website at http://www.ucsb.edu and the department website
at http://humanitas.ucsb.edu/depts/span_port/departm.html.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Giorgio Perissinotto,
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Tel. (805) 893 2865
Fax (805) 893 8341
E-mail giorgio@humanitas.ucsb.edu

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