Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics





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Salary commensurate with education and experience.


The Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics. Duties are as follows: Teach a variety of courses in Spanish linguistics and language pedagogy (2/2 teaching load); contribute to the Department’s graduate and undergraduate curricula; conduct scholarly research and perform service to the university. 


The position requires: Ph.D. in Spanish/Hispanic Linguistics or related field by the time of appointment; native or near-native fluency in Spanish; demonstrated excellence in teaching. Expertise in any of following fields is required: Synchronic or diachronic approaches to the study of the Spanish language; second language acquisition/development with a focus on Spanish; Spanish discourse analysis; Phonetics/Phonology of Spanish. A successful background screening is required. 

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Interested applicants should apply through the University of Virginia job portal at

The following documents must be uploaded to the online application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter (please include how you learned about this position)
  • Writing sample
  • Statement outlining current and future research
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  •  Sample of student evaluations
  •  Contact information for at least 3 references (The committee will request letters of recommendation from finalists selected for online interviews)