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Thu Oct 16 2014

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor: California State University, Long Beach

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Date: 16-Oct-2014
From: Barbara LeMaster <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor: California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, California, USA
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University or Organization: California State University, Long Beach
Department: College of Liberal Arts, Department of Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics (Syntax)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Tenure-Track Faculty Position Opening
Recruitment #: 2226
Effective Date: August 17, 2015 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications
- Ph.D. in Linguistics at time of appointment or notification of completion of the doctoral degree byAugust 1, 2015
- Potential for excellence in teaching at the college level
- Evidence of research, scholarly, and creative activities commensurate with professional level
- Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Desired/Preferred Qualifications
- Ability to engage students at the undergraduate and graduate level with interests in TESOL, language and culture, and applied fields, in undergraduate courses in syntax, semantics and pragmatics, and in graduate courses in discourse and grammar, syntax, and field methods.
- Expertise/research interests in one or more of the following as it relates to syntax: discourse, typology, semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, fieldwork, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching linguistics at the university/college level
- Potential for obtaining external funding
- Specialization should complement those of faculty in the CSULB Linguistics Department

- Teach courses in undergraduate and graduate levels in linguistics, including introductory courses and courses in the area of expertise, and department needs
- Participate in curriculum development and assessment activities
- Engage in research leading to conference presentations, publications and grant proposals
- Perform department, college, university, and community service

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Required Documentation
- A student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page)
- Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
- CV (including current email address)
- Three to five current letters of recommendation
- Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
- Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three to five current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript
- Applicants are required to submit a portfolio with: 1) a description of their teaching philosophy and methodologies (maximum of two pages); 2) up to two relevant syllabi sample written by the candidate; 3) student evaluations, and 4) two examples of scholarship.

Applications, required documentation, and requests for information should be addressed to Dr. Barbara LeMaster, Search Committee Chair (address below).

Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin November 10, 2014. Position is open until filled (or recruitment canceled). Selected candidates may be interviewed at Linguistic Society of America (LSA) January 8-11, 2015.

Application Deadline: 10-Nov-2014 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Barbara LeMaster
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Linguistics
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0902
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Barbara LeMaster

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