LINGUIST List 29.1049

Wed Mar 07 2018

Jobs: English, Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 05-Mar-2018
From: Leigh Anne Gibbon <>
Subject: English, Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, Texas
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University or Organization: Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Department: English
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor, English (Applied Linguistics)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a concentration in Applied Linguistics starting in the fall of 2018. The position entails a 3/3 teaching load—possibly including first-year writing for multilingual writers—and has commensurate research and service expectations. Summer and online teaching opportunities may be available.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence, innovation in research, and community engagement. It is part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail, and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.

The English Department at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers courses in Literary Studies, Writing Studies, and Applied Linguistics. The department’s tenure-line faculty members are involved at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Our students and faculty take advantage of the university’s location along the Gulf of Mexico and near the border to foster learning, and they draw on Corpus Christi’s unique position in South Texas to encourage research and community involvement.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates should have an active and successful research agenda specializing in at least two of the following areas: second language acquisition, TESOL methods, technology-based language learning/teaching, or an area of sociolinguistic concern. A PhD is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications:

(1) a demonstrated commitment to teaching a broad range of applied linguistics courses at the undergraduate level, (2) a clear interest in working at a Hispanic Serving Institution, and (3) experience teaching language learners in many settings.

In order to be considered for the position, all required documents requested must be uploaded.

A completed application file includes:

(A) a letter of interest including three distinct parts:
1) directly addressing the job description,
2) explicitly presenting a teaching philosophy, and
3) providing a research statement;

(B) a curriculum vitae;

(C) copies of graduate transcripts; and

(D) three letters of recommendation.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Shannon Fitzsimmons-Doolan
Phone: 361 825 3607

Page Updated: 07-Mar-2018