LINGUIST List 29.232
Sat Jan 13 2018
Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Chair and Associate / Full Professor, Georgia Southern University
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Applied Linguistics: Chair and Associate / Full Professor,
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University or Organization: Georgia Southern
Department: Department of Writing and Linguistics
Web Address: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writling/
Job Title: Chair and Professor or Associate Professor
Job Rank: Chair
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to
consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new,
27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in
Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville.
The Chair is expected to provide
leadership and support for the first-year writing program, the major, and
departmental initiatives. A successful candidate will demonstrate that he/she will
advance the cross-disciplinary nature of the Department and its
interactions with other University departments and programs. The position is a
12-month, tenured or tenure-track appointment; the
salary is competitive and
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Ph.D. or MFA in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Linguistics, or Creative
Writing, or a
terminal degree in a closely related field.
- Evidence of
teaching excellence in first-year composition and/or in one of the four
- Administrative experience as demonstrated by a major role
directing or chairing a
department, program, or center, especially experience
administrating a writing program.
- Experience with assessment processes.
Evidence of a collaborative leadership style.
- Must be authorized to work in
the United States for the duration of employment without
assistance from the
- A minimum of 5 years full-time college/university teaching
experience at the associate
professor level is required for the rank of
professor along with a strong record of research
and service with publications
and presentations in professional venues.
- A minimum of 5 years full-time
college/university teaching experience at the assistant
professor level is
required for the rank of associate professor along with a strong record of
and service with substantial publications and presentations in professional
- Experience in program development and
resource and personnel management.
- Demonstrated commitment to student and
faculty diversity and multiculturalism.
- Experience in grant writing and
- Qualification for tenured appointment at the rank of Professor.
Screening of applications begins February 5, 2018, and continues until the
position is filled. The
preferred position starting date is July 1, 2018. A
complete application consists of a letter
addressing the qualifications cited
above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone
email addresses of at least five professional references. Other documentation may be
requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be
considered. Finalists will be
required to submit to a background investigation.
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu
Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are
working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed
excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University
The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other
non-evaluative information may be subject
to public inspection under the Georgia
Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an
Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations
the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for
Search Chair Brenda Blackwell
Page Updated: 13-Jan-2018