University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Global Studies. Digital Intercultural Communication in Spanish
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish and Global Studies. Specialization: Digital Intercultural Communication in Spanish.
All Spanish courses at UMBC share a focus on culture and language in an intercultural framework. With this position we seek to introduce the study of digital intercultural communication in Spanish into the innovative curriculum and research agenda of the Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication (MLLI), and into the interdisciplinary undergraduate Program in Global Studies. Preferred areas of research include: social media and social movements; social media and migration; digital literary studies, and other areas in which digital intercultural communication in Spanish occurs.
MLLI will be the successful candidate’s home department. Teaching responsibilities include teaching intermediate, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish, and participating in the interdisciplinary MLLI undergraduate and INCC graduate core programs. See the UMBC catalog for course descriptions:
http://www.umbc.edu/catalog. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach in the Program in Global Studies (MLLI is one of the main units that contribute to the Global Studies curriculum). Experience in working with Spanish heritage speakers is desirable. The teaching load is five courses per year. For more information about the MLLI department and the Spanish area, please consult
Applicants should have the PhD in an appropriate area (for example, intercultural communication, cultural studies, anthropology, literary studies, sociology, communication, education) completed before Fall 2015, have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English, and demonstrate potential excellence in research, and in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Employment is contingent upon the candidate's obtaining and maintaining appropriate visa status, if applicable.
The application materials should include a two-page letter of application explaining the candidate’s specific qualifications for this post, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit all materials via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/26619) before November 20, 2014. For questions, please contact:
Dr. Ana Oskoz, Co-Chair, Digital Intercultural Communication in Spanish Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity, and encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research Universities with high research activity. UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Dr. Ana Oskoz, Co-Chair, Digital Intercultural Communication in Spanish Search Committee (email@example.com).
|Primary Category:||Digital Humanities
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies