Assistant Professor/Instructor, College of Arts and Letters

Location
East Lansing, MI
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Posting Number: 4869

Internal Posting Date: 02-01-2017

Internal Closing Date: 04-25-2017

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on: 02-27-2017

Job Title: Assistant Professor/Instructor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Arts and Letters

Primary Department: 10004543 LING GERM SLAVIC ASIAN & AFR LNG-ARTS & LTRS

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100

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Position Summary: Michigan State University seeks to fill a one-year fixed-term position in Linguistics, with a specialization in Psycholinguistics. The position will begin August 16, 2017 as a nine-month, non-renewable, academic year appointment in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. The teaching load is 3-3.

The successful candidate will bring innovative teaching and research ideas to the position.

The Department of Linguistics, Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts and Letters' distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Candidates must be at least ABD with PhD preferred, and have a record of excellence in teaching Psycholinguistics, preferably in the U.S.

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Desired Qualifications: PhD. We welcome applicants who would especially benefit from collaborative opportunities.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Learning Philosophy

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Number of Reference Letters Required: 3

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted electronically via the MSU Human Resources website, http://jobs.msu.edu

Applicants must submit a cover letter, an updated CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of 3 potential referees who will be sent an email request for their letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents must provide documentation
evidencing employment authorization in the United States.

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Department Website Address: http://linglang.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Alan Munn/Associate Professor/amunn@msu.edu

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Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69856

Union Affiliation: Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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