Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Applied LinguisticsLocation:
Knoxville, TNOpen Date:
Sep 16, 2022Close Date:
Nov 15, 2022Description:
The University of Tennessee is seeking an Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics who has specialization in second language acquisition and additional specialization in sociolinguistics; who can teach courses in these areas and in American English and pedagogical grammar; and who has experience with and/or strong interest in helping administer an ESL program on a rotational basis, including support for the larger L2 population on campus. We are a “Doctoral/Research Extensive” institution, with a departmental endowment that supports research. The department offers the BA, MA, MFA, and PhD. Professors teach a 2/2 load, distributed across undergraduate and graduate courses. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV by November 1, 2022. Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. Qualifications:
Candidates should have: (1) Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a related field, in hand or expected by August 2023; (2) record of excellent teaching; (3) scholarship warranting appointment at the Assistant Professor rank; and (4) active research agenda.Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV to apply.interfolio.com/113152 by November 15, 2022. Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.