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Indiana University – Postdoc in Hispanic Linguistics

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) invites applications for a two-year post-doc position in Hispanic Linguistics, beginning August 1, 2014. Any area of Hispanic Linguistics will be considered, with interest in quantitative approaches to linguistics desirable.

Applicants must have the PhD in Hispanic Linguistics (or related field) in hand by time of the appointment, and should have earned their PhD no earlier than 2011. Responsibilities will include 50% teaching and 50% research. Salary is $50,000 per year plus benefits. Teaching responsibilities will be four courses per year, including undergraduate courses in introductory Hispanic linguistics as well as syntax, phonetics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics or second language acquisition. During the second year there will be the possibility to teach a graduate course. Research responsibilities include a minimum of one scholarly presentation per year to the IU community, as well as the expectation of at least one scholarly article submitted per year. Post-docs are expected to participate actively in departmental and college research activities. Collaboration opportunities are available with faculty in Hispanic linguistics in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as well as with linguists across campus (

Application materials must include: cover letter, research statement, sample of recent scholarship (an article or dissertation excerpt), teaching evaluations (if available), a current CV, and three letters of recommendation. Please address cover letter to Prof. Kimberly Geeslin, Associate Chair, and send materials via e-mail attachment to <> .

We will start reviewing applications on March 26, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


Visiting Lecturer in Spanish (with PhD in hand by date of appointment)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University invites applications for Visiting Lecturer positions for the 2014-15 academic year, beginning August 2014. These are one-year, 10-month appointments, with the possibility of one 1-year renewal, subject to institutional need and job performance. Responsibilities: teach three classes in Spanish per semester, usually at the advanced-second and third-year levels from among the following: Spanish Grammar in Context, Composition and Conversation, Introduction to Hispanic Literature, Introduction to Spanish Linguistics, Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Cultures, Introduction to Translation in Spanish, Panoramas of Hispanic Literature.
Qualifications: PhD in hand by date of appointment; evidence of teaching effectiveness; native or near-native proficiency in Spanish.
Salary: $41,000 plus benefits.
For full consideration, please be advised that we will begin reviewing applications on April 10th, 2014. Interested candidates should include a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, and the three most recent sets of student evaluations (if the candidate has trained or most recently taught in a university system in which student evaluations are not typically administered, s/he should submit an additional letter of recommendation from a colleague that speaks to his/her classroom teaching). Please address cover letter to Prof. Kimberly Geeslin, Associate Chair, and send materials via e-mail attachment to <>. Cover letter must specify “Visiting Lecturer in Spanish with PhD.”  Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.