LINGUIST List 24.1512

Wed Apr 03 2013

Jobs: English; Disc Analysis; Socioling: Visiting Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 02-Apr-2013
From: Joseph Eska <>
Subject: English; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: Virginia Tech Job Location: Virginia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Virginia Tech is a research-extensive university that enrolls more than 30,000 students. The Department of English at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in sociolinguistics, subject to budgetary approval, to begin August 2013.Required:- Ph.D. in hand by 1 August 2013
- Ability to teach Discourse Analysis at the graduate level in addition to general linguistics and sociolinguistics at the undergraduate level.

Preferred:- Background in experimental phonetics
- Teaching/working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include serving on committees and advising students.

Applications must be submitted electronically at the application URL below (posting no. TR0130013). Attach a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest to the electronic application that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities stated above, and a writing sample (upload to ‘Other Doc’). Two letters of recommendation should be sent to Patty Morse at the application address below.
Address queries to Joseph F. Eska at the contact email address below. Deadline for receipt of applications is 29 April 2013. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed via Skype.

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans. Individuals with disabilities who desire accommodation in the application process should contact Patty Morse at the application email address below.

Application Deadline: 29-Apr-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
Patty Morse Department of English Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061-0112 USA Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Joseph Eska Email: Phone: 540.231.8466 Fax: 540.231.5692

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