LINGUIST List 25.4331

Fri Oct 31 2014

Jobs: Thai; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 29-Oct-2014
From: Katharina Barbe <>
Subject: Thai; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: Northern Illinois University
Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Thai

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Thai (tha)


Anticipated tenure-track position in Thai literature, linguistics, and/or culture. Beginning Fall 2015. Area of specialization is open, however, the successful candidate must be able to teach beginning to advanced language courses. As a research-extensive university, NIU requires evidence of a strong research program as well as excellence in teaching. The department expects the new hire to be research-active, to be interested in collaboration with colleagues and students, to be committed to student success, and to engage with students through programs such as NIU’s Research Rookie Program and to be affiliated with the Southeast Asian Studies Center.

Required Skills

Native or near-native fluency in Thai; Ph.D. in a related discipline by the time of appointment; experience in the use of technology, proficiency in different modes of teaching (online/hybrid).

Preferred Skills

Ability to teach in a related field, Thai history, culture, linguistics, literature or other social sciences.


Please send your dossier (CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendations) to Dr. Katharina Barbe at the application email below. Preference will be given to complete applications received by November 30, 2014; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. Northern Illinois University is an AA/EEO institution.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2014

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Katharina Barbe
Phone: 815-753-1259
Fax: 815-753-5989

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