LINGUIST List 23.5121

Sat Dec 08 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 06-Dec-2012
From: Alex Poole <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University, Kentucky, USA
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University or Organization: Western Kentucky UniversityDepartment: www.wku.eduJob Location: Kentucky, USAWeb Address: www.wku.eduJob Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


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

Requirement Qualifications:Doctorate in appropriate area; demonstrated excellence in and commitment toundergraduate teaching and general education; record of scholarly andprofessional activities. Candidates must be willing to use classroomtechnologies and on occasion to teach online, and must demonstrate interest instudent engagement activities beyond the classroom. Candidates also must showenthusiasm for working with public school teachers and managing and assessingESL teacher education programs.

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

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

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

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

Application Deadline: Open Until FilledMailing Address for Applications: Alex Poole Department of English Western Kentucky University 1906 College Heights Blvd #11086 Bowling Green, KY 42101 USAEmail Address for Applications: Phone: (270) 745-5780 Fax: (270) 745-2533

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