LINGUIST List 29.2600

Tue Jun 19 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Texas Tech University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 19-Jun-2018
From: Lloyd Allred <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Full Professor, Texas Tech University, USA
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University or Organization: Texas Tech University
Department: Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
Job Location: , USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Qualia Professor in Foreign Languages

Job Rank: Full Professor; Qualia Professor in Foreign Languages

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition


Texas Tech University, a vibrant research institution with 37,000 students, invites applications for the Qualia Professorship in Foreign Languages with a specialization in applied linguistics or second language acquisition and an emphasis on one or more Romance languages. Texas Tech University recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

We anticipate filling the position at the rank of professor with tenure although associate professors with exceptional credentials will be considered. The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of publication, a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations, a proven record of teaching excellence, and the proven capacity or clear potential to attract externally sponsored research. Responsibilities will include providing a leadership role in the Applied Linguistics program, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and directing graduate research. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Apply online at the application link below, requisition 14425BR. A complete submission requires:
- letter of application
- CV
- a statement of teaching philosophy
- three letters of recommendation
- two samples of scholarly writing

For additional information, contact Lloyd Allred at Screening will begin Nov. 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Hiring Manager Lloyd Allred
Phone: 806-742-3145
Fax: 806-742-3306

Page Updated: 19-Jun-2018