The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August of 2019. Subfield of specialization is open.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching courses in linguistics, Spanish sociolinguistics, history of language, lexicology, semantics and phonetics, as well as advising students and participating fully in the collegial environment of a vibrant program.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand, or defended dissertation by August 1st, 2019, demonstrated scholarly achievement with proven excellence in teaching, near/native Spanish/English, and willingness to participate fully in a vibrant program.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants
Review of applications will begin January 21, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following materials online at https://jobs.villanova.edu: cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, contribution to mission statement, statement of teaching philosophy, two complete sets of student evaluations, sample syllabi, and contact information for for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Carmen Peraita, Chair, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster, Villanova, PA 19085