Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job description

Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 21, 2017

Position Title Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Vacancy # V-F15

Department Linguistics

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Linguistics Department at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Linguistics for Fall 2018. Applicants must have a strong background in theoretical linguistics (syntax, phonology, morphology, and/or semantics) and a specialization in Second Language Acquisition. Applicants studying any aspect of SLA are encouraged to apply, although candidates with a research program that includes corpus-based and/or experimentally-informed approaches would be an especially good fit with current faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, have an active research agenda, and participate in graduate student mentoring and student advisement. Willingness to provide service to the department, university and larger professional community is also required.

Demonstrated ability in grant seeking/writing is a plus as is experience collaborating with Modern Language Departments and/or K-12 Schools.

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned Ph.D. in Linguistics required at the time of appointment. Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active research agenda including research in second language acquisition.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2018

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INCLUDE THE V#F15. Please submit a letter, C.V., three letters of references to:[email protected]

Apply By Review will begin immediately and continues until position is filled.

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at






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Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/20/2018
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