Linguistics/TESOL

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810893

Position Summary: Teaching in the graduate applied linguistics/TESOL program, as well as offering linguistics courses (e.g., Introduction to Linguistics) in the undergraduate curriculum. Research productivity and publication in applied linguistics. Service to department as appropriate.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of English at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguistics at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in linguistics or applied linguistics; an active, successful research agenda focusing on one or more of the following areas: ESL methodology, corpus and other technology-based learning/teaching; English lexis and grammar; and a record of effective teaching. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach in our graduate and undergraduate programs, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website, http://english.ua.edu/grad/linguistics. Position begins 8/16/18.

Special Instructions: Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample of up to 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Catherine Davies, at englishoffice@ua.edu, with a subject line specifying the position being applied for. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary meetings by video conference and final interviews on campus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. Please upload writing sample to the "other document 1" tab.

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