Assistant Professor, Spanish Linguistics

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Arts & Humanities

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor, Spanish Linguistics

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a visiting-renewable assistant professor of Spanish Linguistics. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning faculty position anticipated to begin August 2021.


The appointment carries a 3/3 teaching load, including undergraduate and graduate courses, and a research and service component. 


UCF is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 69,000 students. Located in Orlando, FL, it is the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. For more information about the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, please visit our website at  For more information about UCF, please visit the website at


College of Arts and Humanities-Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

Type of Appointment:


Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Spanish with a concentration in linguistics or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.  Native or near native fluency in both Spanish and English is required. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.  The candidate must be authorized to work in the USA without the need for sponsorship, now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

A specialization in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or sociolinguistics as well as experience in teaching upper-division courses. The preferred candidate will also have experience with a variety of teaching modalities (online, hybrid and face-to-face).

Additional Application Materials Required:

The university requires that all applicants must apply online at In order to be considered, please attach the following documents at the time of application: (1) letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for three professional references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.


NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.


Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.


Review of applications will begin immediately once the position has closed on November 5, 2020.


For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Rubiera at


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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