LINGUIST List 23.4577

Thu Nov 01 2012

Jobs: English; General Ling: Asst Prof, Tennessee Technological University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 01-Nov-2012
From: Kristen Deiter <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Tennessee Technological University, Tennessee, USA
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University or Organization: Tennessee Technological University Department: English and Communications Job Location: Tennessee, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Tenure-track assistant professor position in general linguistics isavailable at Tennessee Tech University. Candidates must have an earnedPh.D. in Linguistics with a concentration in English, or an earned Ph.D. inEnglish with a dissertation in an area of linguistics, by August 1, 2013.The degree must be from an accredited institution. Candidates must bequalified to teach upper-division and graduate courses in linguistics,including History of the English Language and the basic course indescriptive linguistics.

Candidates must have college-level teaching experience; have a commitmentto the continued improvement of teaching, using research-based practices;be able to interact effectively with students, faculty, and otherUniversity personnel; have a demonstrated capability for research; andserve on faculty and campus committees as assigned. Candidates must be ableto begin duties in August 2013. Preferably, the candidate will be able toteach Old English and Old English literature. The successful candidate willalso teach the department's general education courses in literature and/orcomposition. The teaching load is 4/4.

All applicants must apply online at the application URL below and will berequired to electronically upload a letter of application that addressesthe qualifications and functions; a curriculum vitae; copies of alltranscripts (official transcripts required upon hire); and a list of threeprofessional references with email addresses. Review of applications willbegin January 2, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. AA/EEO

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Kristen Deiter Email: Phone: 931-372-3328

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