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Paraprofessional, English as a Second Language (ESL)
Omaha Public Schools Omaha, Nebraska
The English as a Second Language (ESL) Paraprofessional's primary responsibilities include assisting the classroom teacher(s) and other support personnel with instruction. The Paraprofessional also helps monitor student progress and performance by collecting data and maintaining records.
Link: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=3fdcb3f62e2b5562870aa5c9507c5833
Assistant Professor of Literacy in Bilingual/Multilingual Elementary School Settings
University of Washington College of Education
A nine-month, full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Literacy in Bilingual/Multilingual Elementary School Settings. This position will engage in teaching and research focused on literacy in bilingual/multilingual settings and motivated by goals of racial, decolonial, and linguistic justice in the elementary classroom and beyond.
We are searching for a scholar with a deep and expansive understanding of scholarship and practice in K-8 bilingual/multilingual literacy which would not be limited to but include reading and writing instruction. Strong candidates will have a commitment to teacher education and teacher development, experience working with teachers and bilingual/multilingual students, and knowledge of one or more languages. The successful candidate should be prepared to have a productive research agenda, seek external research funding, and contribute to the national and local discourse and scholarship around K-8 literacy instruction in bilingual/multilingual settings. Our new colleague will teach methods courses regularly in one or more of the elementary teacher education and endorsement programs; collaborate with colleagues across the college in ongoing professional teaching and learning in literacy; participate in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs; advise and mentor graduates; participate in service and outreach, partnerships with K-12 schools.
We are a College that takes teacher education and the preparation of racially, anti-colonial, and linguistically just teachers as central to our mission, as well as awareness of the indigenous lands on which we live and work. The successful candidate will join with TLC faculty in the program of Language, Literacy, and Culture as well as other faculty in the college who share a strong commitment to justice in education and society and building partnerships with Black, Latinx, Indigenous and other BIPOC communities in addressing issues of linguicism, anti-Black racism, anti-Indigeneity and ableism.

Link: https://apply.interfolio.com/79364
Lecturer Pool - Spanish - Spanish & Portuguese
University of California Berkeley
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach elementary and intermediate Spanish language courses should an opening arise. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the departments. Positions may range from 40% time to 100% time.

Due to COVID 19 UC Berkeley has begun the fall semester with fully remote instruction. UC Berkeley is prepared to implement hybrid and/or flexible modes of instruction as soon as public health conditions allow. Remote instruction requires an online course to be designed from the outset for delivery via distance-learning methods. Instructors must have internet access and be prepared to adjust pedagogical approaches with a remote setting and use new teaching tools. Department policy requires instructors to create and maintain a bcourses site.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, grading assignments, advising students, preparing course materials (e .g . syllabus ) and communicating and teaching through the course website in Canvas.

Basic Qualifications
Candidates must have a Master's Degree (or equivalent international degree).

Additional
Native or near native fluency in Spanish and English.

For those who are not US citizens or permanent residents, a legal permit that allows work in the United States (such as a US visa that allows employment) is required by the start date of the position.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level in the US. Familiarity with college-level language programs, and relevant teaching experience using communicative language-teaching methodologies.

Salary is based on an annual full-time salary rate of a minimum of $56,381 for positions ranging from 40% to 100% each semester. Actual salary will be commensurate with college level teaching experience.
Link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02743
Assistant Professor, Spanish/Latin American Studies
Salt Lake Community College
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Spanish/Latin American Studies
Open Internally or Externally: External
If faculty, tenure track status: Tenure Track
Reports to (title): Associate Dean
Department: Div of Humanities & Languages (School of Humanities)-2F0
Requisition Number: F20004
Position Type: Replacement
Job Category: Faculty
FT/PT: Full-time
Initial Work Location: Varies
Starting Salary: $44,394-$66,591/academic yr.
Job Open Date: 09/17/2020
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Priority Review Date: 10/24/2020
Link: http://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/47440
Bilingual Paraprofessional
Catoosa Public Schools
Catoosa Public School is seeking a Bilingual Assistant (9/30/2020). For full job description click here. Please submit your resume, cover letter, transcripts, references, application (https://www.catoosaps.net/471711_3), and any other supporting documentation to Kelly Grossman at kgrossman@catoosa.k12.ok.us. For questions email Paula Haueter, Director of Special Services: phaueter@catoosa.k12.ok.us Position open until filled. CPS is an EOE employer.
Link: https://www.catoosaps.net/259766_2
Spanish Teacher
Cretin-Derham Hall
Cretin-Derham Hall is seeking a full time, Spanish Teacher for intermediate and upper levels, to begin immediately. Teaching license required.

Cretin-Derham Hall is a Catholic co-educational high school, co-sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, committed to Christian values and academic excellence in grades nine through twelve. We educate young men and women of diverse abilities, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds for opportunities in post-secondary education. The school is located on a large campus in the Highland Park residential area of St. Paul.

We are committed to the values of Catholic, Academic, Leadership, Community, Service, Diversity, and Equity.
Link: https://www.cretin-derhamhall.org/who-we-are/employment-opportunties/
Secondary Spanish Teacher
Jeannette City School
Minimum requirement is a valid PA Teaching Certification, K 12 Spanish.
Link: https://www.jeannetteschooldistrict.org
Instructor Pool - 2020/2021: Student Evaluator
Oregon State University
The College of Education develops change agents in the form of researchers, scholars, learning leaders, teachers, and counselors. Change agents make a difference by promoting innovation, social justice, and lifelong learning. They prepare citizens who are socially empowered, reflective, innovative, and caring members of our increasingly diverse communities and the world.
100% – Observe, advise, and evaluate student teachers in their field placement internships and, mediate the relationship with their cooperating teachers
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/Curriculum Vitae;

2) A Cover Letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process

Applications will be considered throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Link: https://oregonstate.edu
FACULTY (ADJUNCT) - CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER EDUCATION
Santa Rosa Junior College
Essential Functions
Provide excellent instruction and faculty support to students, which may include evening, weekend, online or hybrid and/or off-campus assignments.
Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
Maintaincurrency in field(s) of expertise.
Adjunct faculty focus primarily on providing instruction and/or student services. Adjunct faculty are typically not required to participate in District or department service such as committee work, evaluations, student learning outcomes assessment, and hiring committees, but may be asked to perform these services for additional compensation.
For a detailed list of adjunct faculty job duties, please see the All Faculty Association Contract, All Faculty Association ContractArticle 17: Job Descriptions.
Link: https://www.santarosa.edu
Part-time Middle School Spanish Teacher
Trinity Episcopal School of Austin
Trinity Episcopal School seeks a highly qualified teacher to join our World Languages faculty for the 20-21 school year. The individual hired will teach high school level Spanish to upper elementary/middle school aged students, actively promote the study of Spanish, and further Trinity’s success in providing a rigorous and cohesive proficiency-based Spanish language and culture program.
Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based K-8 independent school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Trinity is located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.
Overview of the Position: We have high expectations for our students, and we are looking for a teacher to join our team who has…
native or near-native fluency in spoken and written Spanish,
strong background/content knowledge in Spanish language and grammar,
expertise in contemporary language acquisition pedagogy and technologies,
passion for teaching students at the (pre-)adolescent stage of cognitive, social, and emotional development, and
a deep desire to impart on students that proficient communication as well as understandings of and an appreciation for culture are essential components to learning a language.
We seek to find teachers who are interested in working in a highly collaborative environment, daily working with colleagues to improve practice. Teachers who flourish at Trinity are people who place a priority on professional learning and research-based practices and have high expectations for themselves. We are looking for teachers who actively engage in the life of the school, bring new knowledge and enthusiasm to our team, and help lift the level of all teachers and all students in our K-8 program.

Link: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiA7NX2os7sAhXltlkKHZArAxQQ_BcwFnoECBwQBA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.austintrinity.org%2F&usg=AOvVaw1KY605-kw1vYSyp3XQ0y2R
Full-Time Lecturer/Director of Portuguese & Spanish Language Programs
University of Massachusetts, Boston
The Latin American and Iberian Studies Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to serve as the DIRECTOR OF PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS, preferably beginning in January 2021. The Department is a multidisciplinary unit composed of Latin American Studies, Translation Studies, and Literature and Cultural Studies. The unit includes a Language Program composed of Elementary and Intermediate Portuguese and Spanish courses.
Link: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/284242/full-time-lecturer-director-of-portuguese-and-spanish-language-programs/?TrackID=19664&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20200829_jobtitle_job1&BatchID=102&JobAlertId=128137&cmpid=JBE_TL_20200829_jobtitle&fbclid=IwAR1_GRrC6ddLHRMXQSL7TUYbZkB8uY1lIQJahjazBUoEMOJo1QiLS5TLbrQ
Dartmouth High School, Long Term - (1 Year) - Substitute World Language Teacher
Dartmouth High School
MA Certification in Portuguese at the secondary level (9-12) preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate: Competency in Portuguese and English; Knowledge of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks in World Languages; Experience in teaching multiple levels of World Language; An understanding of educational technology applications as they support student learning; Understanding of the developmental level of secondary school students. Persons interested in this position should apply in writing to:
Dr. Bonny L. Gifford, Superintendent of Schools
Dartmouth Public Schools
8 Bush Street, Dartmouth, MA 02748
Link: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiS7eHrpM7sAhXtpVkKHUW0AGgQFjAAegQIChAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dartmouth.school%2F&usg=AOvVaw3a_XEWMWXbjeT4SU7FUwqL
German; Cognitive Science; Phonetics; Phonology: Data Linguist, Amazon
Amazon
Team Overview:
The Alexa Data Services (ADS) organization supports voice synthesis and recognition capabilities for Alexa, the cloud-based service that powers devices like Amazon Echo, Echo Show, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, Echo Dot, and more. The Alexa service is always getting smarter, adding more functionality, every hour, every day. Our team merges innovation and core technologies to build brand-new linguistic features and quality assurance capabilities, continuously improving Amazon's products.

Come build the future of human-technology interaction with us.

Job Mission:
- We are seeking a Data Linguist to join Amazon Data Services. This role focuses on speech and language data, primarily in the areas of phonemic transcription, voice quality assurance, and general language expansion deliverables.
- Driven by your passion for data, you show proactive behavior in solving issues with efficiency and accuracy. Your organizational skills help you prioritize your projects in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to concentrate and your high attention to detail help you deliver high-quality work.
- In this role, you’re comfortable with, and understand, the changes to the conventions deployed in response to internal customers’ requests. You demonstrate the ability to adjust your workflows accordingly, and you prioritize strict compliance with regulatory requirements.

In this role, you will:
- Build a thorough understanding of labeling conventions and provide support to global sites.
- Deliver high quality data output within deadlines.
- Work autonomously with minimum direction.
- Handle unique data analysis requests from a wide range of internal customers. Contribute to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve data output.
- Dive deep into issues and implement solutions independently.
- Provide quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements

Link: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1233032/machine-learning-data-linguist-i-german
Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Post Doc
University of Stuttgart
TProf. Dr. Judith Tonhauser from the Department of English Linguistics at the University of Stuttgart invites applications for a three-year full-time postdoctoral researcher in experimental linguistics. The position can be renewed for one year.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in linguistics (or a related field) with expertise in experimental methods and statistical data analysis (including mixed-effects regression modeling) and their application to research questions in sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics or general linguistics. The ideal candidate will have experience in conducting web-based experiments and excellent programming skills (such as Javascript, Python, R).

The postdoctoral researcher is expected to conduct research in their area of expertise and to collaborate with Prof. Dr. Tonhauser, whose research interests lie in the areas of semantics, pragmatics, prosody and social meaning (https://judith-tonhauser.github.io/). The postdoctoral researcher will also assist in the organization of workshops and the management of the laboratory of the department (including the implementation of data protection regulations) as well as teach courses in English linguistics.

The starting date is November 1 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is remunerated according to E13 of the German TV-L pay-scale.

Applications should include the following:
- Cover letter (with desired starting date)
- Full curriculum vitae (with teaching experience)
- Research statement (2-3 pages)
- Electronic copies of up to 3 representative publications or thesis chapters
- Copies of degree certificates

Link: https://www.zendas.de/zendas/informationen_bewerbung.html
Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Rank Open, Duolingo
Duolinguo
We are looking for a world-class expert in the learning sciences broadly construed who can effectively apply their knowledge of learning-related research findings in the context of developing an educational app. If you are well versed in the research on learning, can think flexibly and creatively about research applications within specific product constraints, and can clearly communicate ideas and research findings to non-experts, this job is for you! You will join our team of learning scientists, curriculum designers, and educational content developers to help us deliver the best language education in the world.

Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with a cross-functional group of stakeholders (product managers, engineers, curriculum designers, educational content developers, product designers) to bring research-informed product features to life
- Ensure that product features are well-grounded in learning science by providing high-level guidance about how to apply research findings to the Duolingo product
- Provide hands-on support with any tasks that would benefit from a learning-expert perspective, such as learning-focused user research or data analysis to evaluate the learning effectiveness of specific product features or understand user learning outcomes
- Be responsible for regular communication with subject matter experts / course creators across teams in order to leverage their insights for product development

Link: https://www.duolingo.com/
Computational Linguistics; Cognitive Science: Rank Open
University of Trento
The Center for Mind-Brain Sciences (CIMeC) at the University of Trento, Italy, invites expressions of interest from highly motivated scholars with the view to open a principal investigator position at the level of Full Professor, Associate Professor or Tenure Track Assistant Professor (if after 3 years the tenure track AP has obtained the Italian Scientific Habilitation for Associate Professor, she/he will be evaluated to obtain the Associate Professor Position at CIMeC).
Link: https://www.cimec.unitn.it/
Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics: Post Doc, University of Potsdam
University of Potsdam
The SFB–project B05 "Variability and its limits in the time course of language production processes" within the DFG funded project "SFB 1287 - Variability in language" at the University of Potsdam, Germany, is recruiting a Post-doctoral researcher for a full time position (40 hours per week), for a period of 11 months (starting date: 01.08.2020). The end of the contract is defined by the end of the funding period of the first phase of the SFB.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a background in psycholinguistics or experimental linguistics (Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, or Linguistics). The ideal candidate has expertise in the analysis of EEG data and excellent written communication skills in English. Programming skills (Python, Matlab) are a plus.

His/her tasks will include: Writing and editing of journal articles, statistical analyses of existing data, collection, pre-processing and statistical analyses of novel experimental data. The candidate will also become a member of the Research Group Cognitive Science: Methods and Language (CSML) led by A. Bürki.
Link: https://www.uni-potsdam.de/en/ling/index
Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor,
University of California, Irvine
The Department of Language Science (http://www.langsci.uci.edu) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), is seeking applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor faculty positions. We seek candidates who combine a strong theoretical background with computational, psycholinguistic, or cognitive-neuroscientific approaches to the study of language.

The successful candidate will interact with a dynamic and growing community in language, speech, and hearing sciences within the Program, the Department of Cognitive Sciences, the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, the Center for the Advancement of Logic, its Philosophy, History, and Applications, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience & Engineering, the Center for Hearing Research, and the Brain Initiative. Individuals whose interests add to the strengths of the Department in bilingualism and/or cognitive modeling will be given preference.

Interested candidates should apply online at the application link provided below with:
- A cover letter indicating primary research and teaching interests,
- CV,
- Three recent publications, and
- Three letters of recommendation

Application review will commence on November 16, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Link: https://www.langsci.uci.edu/
English; German; Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics: Post Doc
University of Zürich, Switzerland
The Department of Language Science (http://www.langsci.uci.edu) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), is seeking applicants for two tenure-track assistant professor faculty positions. We seek candidates who combine a strong theoretical background with computational, psycholinguistic, or cognitive-neuroscientific approaches to the study of language.

The successful candidate will interact with a dynamic and growing community in language, speech, and hearing sciences within the Program, the Department of Cognitive Sciences, the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, the Center for the Advancement of Logic, its Philosophy, History, and Applications, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience & Engineering, the Center for Hearing Research, and the Brain Initiative. Individuals whose interests add to the strengths of the Department in bilingualism and/or cognitive modeling will be given preference.

Interested candidates should apply online at the application link provided below with:
- A cover letter indicating primary research and teaching interests,
- CV,
- Three recent publications, and
- Three letters of recommendation

Application review will commence on November 16, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Link: https://www.ifi.uzh.ch/en.html
Department of State, Traning Instructors
Department of State, Traning Instructor
Department of State, Traning Instructor
The School of Language Studies at the Foreign Service Institute is looking to fill the following language training instructor vacancies:
Arabic Jordanian/Palestinian Dialect, Arabic Gulf/Saudi Dialect,
Arabic Egyptian Dialect, Bulgarian, Croatian, French, Georgian
German, Japanese, Lao, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese,
Spanish, Serbian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
More information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577187500?fbclid=IwAR3wQ_JuSIjHR-v9U4y9gscZp806C7tgxshYvpFKO3VEJrszIBGYMx6X4rs
Link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/577187500?fbclid=IwAR3wQ_JuSIjHR-v9U4y9gscZp806C7tgxshYvpFKO3VEJrszIBGYMx6X4rs
Computational Linguistics Post Doc
University of Zurich
The Department for Computational Linguistics of the University of Zurich is seeking a postdoctoral researcher (80-100%) to work in the newly founded Digital Linguistics research group headed by Prof. Dr. Lena Jäger. The postdoctoral researcher is joining a team focusing on the interface between computational linguistics, cognitive science and machine learning. We experimentally and computationally investigate the cognitive processes that underlie human language processing and develop machine learning methods for the application-oriented analysis of language data.

Requirements:
- PhD in computational linguistics, (computational) cognitive science, computer science or a related field
- Proven track record of experience in language modeling
- Excellent programming skills (preferably Python, R)
- Strong background in machine learning and/or statistics with the ability to expand your knowledge
- Languages: fluent English and advanced German skills
- Experience in designing and conducting linguistic experiments is a plus
- Experience with eye-tracking is a plus

Tasks:
- Developing methods for the analysis of linguistic data
- Designing and supervising eye-tracking experiments
- Teaching (4h/week)

Benefits:
- Opportunity to define and carry out your own research within the research focus of the group
- Support for conference and summer school attendance
- Small and enthusiastic team
- High standard of living in one of the most attractive European cities

Proposed starting date: July 1, 2020 or later

Applications including CV, academic record, list of publications, and a (brief) research statement should be addressed to Lena Jäger and sent to the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: 01-Jul-2020 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: lenaann.jaegeruzh.ch
Contact Information:
Prof. Dr. Lena Jäger
Email: lenaann.jaegeruzh.ch
Link: https://www.ifi.uzh.ch/en.html
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