University of California - Santa CruzUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, FULL PROFESSORS
The Language Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applications from candidates with innovative approaches to language study. Appropriate fields include Applied Linguistics, SLA studies, advanced language methodology, technologically assisted language learning, and related fields. Up to three ladder-rank faculty will be hired to teach in and administer the Language Program, and to transform the program with a view to enhancing its research and teaching profile. The candidates also will be expected to train and supervise graduate student apprentices. The near-native or native foreign language competency may be in any of the following: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish. The position carries a five-course equivalency workload, which normally means teaching four courses over three quarters, and carrying out significant academic and service responsibilities. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through innovative research, effective teaching and committed service.
RANK: One position at Associate Professor or Full Professor rank (tenured)
Two positions at Assistant Professor rank (untenured)
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Assistant Professor level: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in a relevant field at the time of application. The successful candidate must present demonstrated evidence of major research activity and university teaching experience.
Associate Professor or Full Professor level: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in a relevant field. The successful candidate must present evidence of a strong research and publication record; at least ten years of teaching experience at the university level, including teaching beginning, intermediate and advanced language courses; and a record of successful administrative experience in a Language Program or Department, including personnel assessment, budgetary matters, and curriculum development.
All candidates are expected to evince native or near-native fluency in their language(s) of specialization.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: July 1, 2008