Lecturer of Linguistics

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Lecturer of Linguistics


DAL-World Languages and Linguistic-514260

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Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

At the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences we serve the needs of all students, traditional and non-traditional. We are committed to the values of diversity, creativity, leadership, integrity and lifelong learning. These values are the foundation of the University’s mission to empower students, transform lives, and strengthen communities.
Our faculty excel in teaching, research, and service. The faculty are recognized for their innovative pedagogy and expertise. They are committed to student-centered educational opportunities that provide career-ready skills and lifelong learning. Our curriculum builds foundational knowledge required for all academic degree programs at the University, emphasizing communication skills, analytical reasoning, leadership, and independent thought. The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to innovative programs that prepare our students to compete effectively in a rapidly changing job market or to pursue post-graduate education.

Position Summary:

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Linguistics beginning Fall 2021. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and service, and to assist in further development of UNT-Dallas’ language and linguistics courses. UNT-Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for teaching four (4) courses per semester. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in such service activities as program development, course development, program assessment, program accreditation, and committee leadership. The successful applicant will also be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate composition and linguistics courses that include, but are not limited to: The Language of Now: Pop Culture, Technology, and Society; How English Works; Principles of Language Study; Acquisition of English as a Second Language; and Computer Assisted College Writing I & II. Applications cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

Minimum Qualifications:

•A Ph.D. degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, or a closely-related field.
•Demonstrated excellence in teaching, in both face-to-face and online formats.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience in developing both face-to-face and online courses.
•Experience in curriculum development and program assessment.
•Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Walking, Talk or Hear

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Marco Shappeck at [email protected] Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Zoom interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

For best consideration, applications should be received by January 31, 2021.
Position will remain open until filled.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2020
Application Due: 1/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time