Job description

JOB NO.: 96315-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 96315-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor in English


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in relavant field (e.g. English, Linguistics, Second Language acquisition, etc.)

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 3 years outstanding teaching experience at the college/university level. Experience teaching while in a PhD program is acceptable.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar for the English Language and Linguistics (ELL) Program at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have evidence of potential for developing a significant research program within an English language paradigm on a combination of second language and grammatical variation, ideally through corpus linguistic or experimental methods. The candidate will also have secondary interests connected to Global Englishes or the intersection of language and identity. Experience working with diverse populations preferred.

Teach four courses per year at the graduate and undergraduate level; conduct research of nationally recognized quality; advise and mentor students; and participate in service activities at the department, college, university and national levels.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.


Spring Sherrod
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Apply for the position at: (search PVL 96315). You will be required to upload 1) a letter of application, 2) a current curriculum vita, 3) a writing sample, 4) a statement addressing past or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching or service, 5) names and contact information for three references.

Applications must be received by November 30, 2018 to be considered. Please direct questions to Professor Anja Wanner, ELL Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]

UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and the department encourages under-represented minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check will be required prior to start of employment.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 11 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 10/25/2018
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