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Job Announcement: St. Cloud State University

General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, USA


Employer: St. Cloud State University
Department of English
http://www.stcloudstate.edu
Job Location: Minnesota, USA
Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, full-time, fixed-term position
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2073
Date Submitted: 15-May-2013
Job Description: Date of appointment: August 21, 2013
Vacancies at SCSU are contingent on university budgets and funding.

Description:
Department of English (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/english) is seeking to fill a fixed-term faculty position for 2013-14 academic year.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in acoustic phonetics, and phonology, as well as other undergraduate linguistics courses in the areas of language and society with an emphasis on American English, introductory linguistics, and syntax. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to teach first year composition. Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at the following URL: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/documents/IFO_09_11_Contract.pdf

Qualifications and experience

Required:
- Ph.D. or ABD in linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related field
- Experience teaching acoustic phonetics, phonology, language and society (American English), introduction to linguistics, syntax
- Evidence of the ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred:
- Experience teaching linguistics courses at the undergraduate level
- First year composition teaching experience

Application Procedures:
To apply for this position, please continue the process via the application website. Questions about the position may be directed to jhrobinson@stcloudstate.edu and/or jpmadden@stcloudstate.edu.

Application Review begins July 1, 2013; position is open until filled.
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
- Copies of transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm
Contact Information: Jim Robinson &  John Madden , Search Committee Co-Chairs
click here to access email
Phone: 320.308.3061