LINGUIST List 29.3831

Thu Oct 04 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 02-Oct-2018
From: Daniel O'Sullivan <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi, USA
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University or Organization: University of Mississippi
Department: Modern Languages
Job Location: Mississippi, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics to begin August 2019. The department seeks a candidate to contribute to its newly launched Ph.D. program in Second Language Studies as well as to the M.A. and undergraduate programs in Linguistics and TESOL.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics or related field at the time of appointment and demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Research areas may include:
- Language assessment and testing,
- Bilingual education of language-minority students,
- Instructed SLA, and CALL.

All candidates must have expertise in quantitative methods and must be able to teach a graduate course on statistics for linguistic research.

Duties include:
- Teaching courses in Linguistics and TESOL;
- Building a strong research and publication record; and
- Participating actively in departmental and university service.

Nine-month appointment with summer support available; comprehensive salary and benefits.

Candidates must submit an online application through the application link provided below. Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter indicating research and teaching interests, and should list contact information for three references who can provide a letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin Nov. 1 and continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established.

The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
, MS
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor and Chair Daniel O'Sullivan
Phone: 6628326543
Fax: 6629151086

Page Updated: 04-Oct-2018