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LINGUIST List 18.1273

Thu Apr 26 2007

Jobs: General Linguistics: Lecturer, Texas Tech University

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        1.    Colleen Fitzgerald, General Linguistics: Lecturer, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA


Message 1: General Linguistics: Lecturer, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
Date: 24-Apr-2007
From: Colleen Fitzgerald <colleen.fitzgeraldttu.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Lecturer, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA


University or Organization: Texas Tech University
Department: English
Web Address: http://www.english.ttu.edu/linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Department of English at Texas Tech University seeks applications for a
non-tenure line Lecturer for the 2006-2007 academic year, pending budgetary
approval. The position has a 4/4 courseload, and it begins August 2007.
A PhD in Linguistics is required. The position involves teaching
undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Linguistics, English Syntax,
and Language in a Multicultural America. Possible course may include the
History of English. Area of specialization is open. Candidates with
teaching experience are preferred. The Department currently has three
tenure-line faculty in linguistics; complementary/different areas of
specialization are welcome. More information on the linguistics program in
the English department is online at http://www.english.ttu.edu/linguistics,
with the department itself online at http://www.english.ttu.edu/.

Lubbock is a growing city with 200,000 people and a growing Latino
community (currently approximately 35%). The Department of English is
large (52 faculty, 500 undergraduate majors, 150 graduate students),
dynamic, and diverse, with five undergraduate divisions, two masters and
two doctoral programs. New multicultural offerings (curricular and
extracurricular) are also in progress, under the direction of the
President's Office/Special Assistant for Diversity. A new building
provides state-of-the-art classrooms. Texas Tech University includes a law
school and medical school, as well as colleges of Arts and Sciences,
Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Sciences, Mass
Communication, and the Visual and Performing Arts. The College of Arts and
Sciences represents 35% of the total enrollment of 29,000.

Send letter of application, three recommendation letters, a writing sample,
documentation of teaching experience, and a CV to the address below. The
recommended deadline for full consideration is by May 11, 2007.

TTU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and it
encourages applications from minorities and women.


Application Deadline: 11-May-2007

Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald
Linguistics Search Committee, Dept of English
Box 3091
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091
USA


Contact Information:
Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald
Email: colleen.fitzgeraldttu.edu


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