LINGUIST List 29.3128

Thu Aug 09 2018

Jobs: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

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Date: 08-Aug-2018
From: Belgrove <>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Carnegie Mellon University
Department: Department of Modern Languages
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition


The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a tenure track position in Second Language Acquisition at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2019. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in qualitative research methodologies and social aspects of language learning. Also desirable is experience in one or more of the following areas of second language acquisition: multilingualism, language socialization, intercultural communication, technology-enhanced learning, language policy and planning, discourse analysis, language assessment and program evaluation, and community-based language learning and outreach.

Successful candidates must have:
- An earned Ph.D.,
- Strong evidence of research productivity,
- Excellence in teaching,
- Evidence of seeking or securing extramural funding, and
- A desire to collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment with colleagues working in the areas of language acquisition, learning sciences, and global studies.

Also required is interest in teaching courses both in the graduate programs in SLA and in one of the language and cultural studies areas of the Department. Candidates should have superior level proficiency and ability to teach upper division as well as lower division courses in one or more of the following language areas: Spanish, Arabic, or Chinese. Teaching load is 2+2.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio and should arrive not later than October 31, 2018. Applicants should use the link below to submit:
- A letter of application,
- Resume,
- Statements of teaching,
- Research, and
- Curricular interests, and
- Three (3) letters of recommendation.
- Representative publications, not to be returned, may also be included.

Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches. Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about life in Pittsburgh and becoming part of a welcoming institution that inspires innovations.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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