LINGUIST List 29.1060

Wed Mar 07 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, California State University Chico

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 07-Mar-2018
From: Sharon DeMeyer <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, California State University Chico, USA
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University or Organization: California State University, Chico
Department: English
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics


The Department of English seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of Linguistics specializing in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) with a strong linguistics background (syntax, morphology, phonology, and/or semantics). Applicants studying any aspect of SLA are encouraged to apply; however, those with research backgrounds in corpus linguistic or experimentally-informed approaches are especially welcomed. The successful candidate should have an active research agenda and the ability to teach undergraduate courses in the department as well as linguistics and SLA theory and practice to future teachers. Commitment to supporting the success of first-year, first-generation, and underrepresented students is essential, and interest in the indigenous languages of Northern California and other local languages (Spanish, Hmong, and Punjabi) is desirable. CSU, Chico values faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.

The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a PhD. in Linguistics. Eligible candidates should be qualified to teach undergraduate-level courses across a variety of different areas in the field. Preferred qualifications also include training and experience in teaching non-native students and interest in the linguistics of local languages. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice as evidenced in their record of teaching, scholarship, and/or service. The teaching load is three courses per semester for the first two years; subsequently four courses each semester.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, an Application for Academic Employment Form, found at , CV, writing sample, teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to the application link below.

Review of applications begins on April 5, 2018. Complete applications received after that date may be considered.

CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 05-Apr-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Sara Trechter
Phone: 5308983843

Page Updated: 07-Mar-2018