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LINGUIST List 23.5121

Sat Dec 08 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University

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

Date: 06-Dec-2012
From: Alex Poole <alex.poolewku.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University, Kentucky, USA
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University or Organization: Western Kentucky University
Department: www.wku.edu
Job Location: Kentucky, USA
Web Address: www.wku.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The English Department at Western Kentucky University seeks applicants for one
tenure-track position in Linguistics/TESL beginning August 2013.

Requirement Qualifications:
Doctorate in appropriate area; demonstrated excellence in and commitment to
undergraduate teaching and general education; record of scholarly and
professional activities. Candidates must be willing to use classroom
technologies and on occasion to teach online, and must demonstrate interest in
student engagement activities beyond the classroom. Candidates also must show
enthusiasm for working with public school teachers and managing and assessing
ESL teacher education programs.

Responsibilities:
Teaching English general education courses, undergraduate courses in language
and linguistics, and graduate classes in language and linguistics; maintaining
an active scholarly agenda; and participating in university and departmental
service, notably ESL teacher education program outreach and assessment.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2013, and continue until the
position is filled. Telephone interviews will begin in late February.
Candidates should submit the following (electronic submissions are
acceptable):
- Letter of application (specify fields of expertise)
- Teaching Philosophy statement
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Copies of all graduate transcripts (official copies only required prior to
on-campus interviews)
- Three recent letters of recommendation

Please submit application materials to Dr. Alex Poole at the application
address below.

Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or
marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or
activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.



Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Mailing Address for Applications:
Alex Poole
Department of English
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11086
Bowling Green, KY 42101
USA
Email Address for Applications: alex.poolewku.edu
Contact Information:
Alex Poole
Email: alex.poolewku.edu
Phone: (270) 745-5780
Fax: (270) 745-2533
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