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LINGUIST List 23.4358

Wed Oct 17 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Oct-2012
From: Tina Perdue <english-searchiup.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department: English
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.iup.edu/employment
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics

The Position:
Indiana University of Pennsylvania invites applications for two tenure-
track positions at the Assistant or, if qualified, Associate Professor rank
to begin in Fall 2013. We seek teacher-scholars with proven expertise
in critical approaches to language teaching. Ideal candidates will be
applied linguists who understand and research literacy and second
language teaching. Knowledge of critical theory and L1 composition
are also desirable.

All candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship,
and service. In addition, candidates for the Associate Professor rank
must also demonstrate a substantial record of publication and
significant grant writing credentials as well as evidence of professional

IUP is highly committed to first rate teaching. All English faculty at IUP
regularly teach first- and second-year composition courses; therefore,
excellence in teaching ability is a critical job requirement. Candidates
must be willing and qualified to teach a wide range of doctoral,
master's, and undergraduate courses. Participation in the graduate
program also regularly includes teaching a graduate course in the
summer for additional compensation. Active participation in
departmental service and student advising is also expected.

Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of employment. In addition to
expertise and scholarship in the specified field, all candidates must
have proven excellence in teaching, including teaching composition,
and a demonstrated commitment to service. Candidates must
communicate effectively and perform well during the interview process,
which may include a teaching demonstration.

How to Apply:
Please send application materials to Dr. Tina Perdue, Search Chair, at
the application email address below. Indicate that you are applying for
the English faculty position in Applied Linguistics. The following
application materials are required:
- letter of application
- curriculum vita
- three letters of recommendation
- one sample scholarly publication
- a one-page teaching philosophy statement
- graduate academic transcripts

For full consideration, completed applications are due Nov. 26, 2012.
Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We plan to screen applicants by telephone and will invite candidates
for campus visits shortly thereafter.

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. IUP
is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V. For more information about
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, please visit
www.iup.edu/employment. Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a
member of the State System of Higher Education.


Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2012

Email Address for Applications: english-searchiup.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Tina Perdue
Email: english-searchiup.edu

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