LINGUIST List 26.5043

Wed Nov 11 2015

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 10-Nov-2015
From: Prisca Augustyn <augustynfau.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, Florida, USA
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University or Organization: Florida Atlantic University
Department: Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.fau.edu/LLCL/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics to begin in August 2016. Primary area of specialization in theoretical linguistics (especially morphology and syntax); secondary specialization open, but expertise in a subfield such as corpus linguistics and/or computational skills highly desirable.

Required: A Ph.D. in Linguistics (or the equivalent) by time of appointment; promise of excellence in teaching and scholarship; and a robust research agenda with strong potential for generating external funding and for contributing to the strength and diversity of the department and college.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching five courses per year at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, will participate in all aspects of curricular development and growth; will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at all levels of the Linguistics curriculum to students of diverse backgrounds; and will have points of intersection with both theoretical and applied linguistics.

All applicants must complete the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application, available online through the Office of Human Resources (below), and apply for the currently posted position (# 991544). In addition to the online application itself, applicants must also supply the following documents as electronic uploads to the site: a cover letter; current curriculum vitae; copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format; and a research sample. Please make arrangements to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to Dr. Prisca Augustyn, Search Committee Chair (email below) / Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature / CU-97 Suite 232 / Florida Atlantic University / 777 Glades Road / Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991. Applications completed and submitted by November 27th, 2015 will receive full consideration; position open until filled. Preliminary interviews to be conducted via Skype in December.

Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach.

An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of class.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

Application Deadline: 27-Nov-2015 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.fau.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Prisca Augustyn
Email: augustynfau.edu

Page Updated: 11-Nov-2015