LINGUIST List 29.3725

Thu Sep 27 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

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Date: 27-Sep-2018
From: Conor T. Sinclair <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, DC, USA
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University or Organization: Georgetown University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics (tenure-track)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal candidate will have significant training/experience in one or more of the following key areas of applied linguistics: second language acquisition research, quantitative research methods, psycholinguistics, and applications to language pedagogy, for example task-based language teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who can augment and complement the existing strengths in applied linguistics at Georgetown University and who have a strong record of research and/or promise of continued scholarly productivity. The successful candidate will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service and will be committed to teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in applied linguistics topics within the area(s) of expertise.

Assistant (tenure-track).

Commensurate with qualifications and experience; full-time academic year (9-month) salary; excellent benefits.

Basic Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Research, or related field. Degree must be conferred by the time of appointment. Demonstrated record of research and teaching in linguistics or languages.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Scholarly productivity as demonstrated by publications in the field of applied linguistics.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching applied linguistics at the university level.
- Experience in mentoring doctoral students.

Position Available: Appointment begins August 1, 2019.

To Apply:
Applications must include:
- A cover letter explaining interest and suitability for the position,
- A curriculum vitae,
- Between one and three representative publications,
- The names and full contact information of three referees.

Applicants are also invited to submit a diversity statement that indicates how their experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to promoting diversity and excellence in the academic community.

Complete application materials must be submitted via email to: Mr. Conor Sinclair: at the application email provided below. Please send application materials as PDF files in a zipped (.zip not .rar) folder with the applicant’s name. The words Applied Linguistics Search and the applicant's name should appear in the subject line.

Applications should be addressed to the application address provided below.

Inquiries about the search can be sent to Mr. Sinclair, and will be forwarded to the committee as appropriate.

Closing Date:
Review of applications will begin on November 15th, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2018 (Open until filled)
Applied Linguistics Search Committee
Department of Linguistics Georgetown University
1437 37th Street NW, Box 571051, Poulton Hall 250
Washington, DC 20057-1051
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Administrator Conor T. Sinclair
Phone: 202-687-6091

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