LINGUIST List 26.2867

Wed Jun 10 2015

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 09-Jun-2015
From: Kristina Lewis <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Graduate School of Education
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-Track Professor of Educational Linguistics

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure track position at assistant/associate professor level in Educational Linguistics. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in applied or educational linguistics with a clear specialization in second language development. We are looking for scholars with outstanding promise of research productivity who have an active program of interdisciplinary research in second language development and multilingual language socialization, language assessment, English as a global language, or related areas. Ideal candidates will have experience in language learning and teaching in K-12, higher education and/or community contexts. We expect the successful candidate to provide intellectual leadership through teaching, advising, and research in the Educational Linguistics Division and across the Graduate School of Education.

We anticipate that the appointment will be made at the assistant/associate professor level, to begin July 1, 2016. We will begin reviewing applications on August 1, 2015, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled.

Please apply online at the application website below with a letter addressed to Chair, Search Committee in Educational Linguistics expressing your interest and general qualifications, along with your curriculum vitae and reprints of publications and relevant manuscripts. Letters from three references should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee in Educational Linguistics at the mailing address below.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities / Women / Individuals with disabilities / Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Chair, Search Committee in Educational Linguistics c/o Ms. Kristina Lewis
University of Pennsylvania / Graduate School of Education
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6216
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager, Educational Linguistics Div Kristina Lewis
Phone: 215-898-5212

Page Updated: 21-Aug-2015