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Job Announcement: Luther College

General Linguistics: Assistant Professor/Instructor, Luther College, Iowa, USA

Employer: Luther College

Job Location: Iowa, USA
Title: Sabbatical replacement position in linguistics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.939
Date Submitted: 21-Feb-2013
Job Description: Luther College invites applications for a Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Linguistics, a one-semester leave replacement position beginning in late August 2013.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in linguistics, or in French with a specialization in linguistics; ABD acceptable (instructor rank). The teaching load will be three courses in Fall 2013, including Linguistics 131 (Introduction to Linguistics); either Linguistics 220 (Phonetics and Phonology), Linguistics 133 (Introduction to Syntax), or Linguistics 241 (Second Language Acquisition); and a third course dependent on the candidate’s areas of expertise. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in teaching introductory French language. The salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications and professional experience.

Review of applications begins March 22, 2013 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants' dossiers should include a letter of application describing current teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Send all application materials electronically to Dodi Bernatz in the Office of the Dean at the application email address below.

Luther College, a Phi Beta Kappa institution affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), is committed to fostering cultural diversity in its faculty, staff, and students, and so we welcome applications from the widest range of candidates who meet the qualifications listed above. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Excellent teaching is of paramount importance. Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website at

Inquiries about the position may be directed to Laurie Zaring, Linguistics Section Head, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Luther College, Decorah, IA, 52101 at the contact information provided below.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Laurie  Zaring , Associate Professor
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Phone: (563) 387-2986