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LINGUIST List 25.2295

Sun May 25 2014

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, Georgetown University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-May-2014
From: Anna Marie Trester <amt23georgetown.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Post Doc, Georgetown University, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Georgetown University
Department: Linguistics, MA Program in Language and Communication
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: https://mlc.linguistics.georgetown.edu/
Job Title: Teaching Post-Doc / Community Outreach (Applied Sociolinguistics)

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher specializing in professional applications of sociolinguistics in conjunction with the existing efforts being undertaken by the MA in Language and Communication (MLC). The MLC program is a professionally-oriented program designed to bring sociolinguistic theory to practice in a range of professional fields.

For more information about the MLC, please refer to our website (above).

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about communicating linguistic insights to the public, including potential employers, students, and research collaborators. Candidates should have an innovative, interdisciplinary research agenda with the ability to engage and collaborate with existing research efforts within the department of Linguistics. The responsibilities of the position include teaching 1 course per semester, conducting original research, and pursuing community engagement, public speaking and educational opportunities in conjunction with current outreach efforts currently underway within the department.

Pending final approval the appointment will be for the academic year 2014/2015, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, and will begin on July 1, 2014. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD degree by the time of the appointment.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Georgetown University is interested in applicants with experience and interest in 1) communities of color, 2) cultures other than their own, 3) culturally diverse groups and 4) developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues.

Applications should be submitted as a single pdf attachment via email and should include a CV, a brief cover letter describing research interests and teaching qualifications, at least one representative publication, and names and contact information for two references.

Application Deadline: 06-Jun-2014

Email Address for Applications: amt23georgetown.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Anna Marie Trester
Email: amt23georgetown.edu

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