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LINGUIST List 23.4192

Mon Oct 08 2012

Jobs: Modified: General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Sep-2012
From: Janet van Hell <jgv3psu.edu>
Subject: Modified: General Linguistics: Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Pennsylvania State University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.la.psu.edu/
Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

**Please note the modifications to applicant requirements.

The Linguistics Program at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Linguistics (non-tenure track). We seek candidates with a proven record of research in Linguistics (broadly defined), a record of excellence in teaching, and strong evidence of interest in cross disciplinary approaches to linguistics.

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field by August 2013. The teaching load is three courses per semester and the ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching across the discipline, primarily at the undergraduate level. Courses include Introduction to Linguistics, Phonology, and other topics in the undergraduate Linguistics curriculum.

The Linguistics Program (http://linguistics.la.psu.edu/) is affiliated with the Center for Language Science (http://cls.psu.edu/) consisting of faculty and students conducting research in linguistics, psychology, neuroscience, and speech and language pathology. The Visiting Assistant Professor will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for EEG/ERP, eye-tracking, and behavioral research and will be expected to participate actively in the cross-disciplinary Center for Language Science community. The Visiting Assistant Professor will also have access to the excellent teaching resources through the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a recent publication or writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to the Chair of the search committee Dr. Janet van Hell, Director Linguistics Program, Pennsylvania State University. Application materials should be sent electronically to the application URL below. All candidates should request letters from three references to be sent directly to the Chair of the search committee at the application email address below.

We will begin to review applications by November 15, 2012. We will consider applications until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2012

Email Address for Applications: jgv3psu.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/
Contact Information:
Janet van Hell
Email: jgv3psu.edu
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