LINGUIST List 29.3905

Tue Oct 09 2018

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Oct-2018
From: Jinrong Li <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia Southern University
Department: Department of Writing and Linguistics
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESL


Assistant Professor—Search 67615
College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Writing and Linguistics

The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Arts and Humanities invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Linguistics and English as a Second Language (ESL). This position is located on the Statesboro campus, but may require teaching on the other campuses.

Position Description:
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics, the Assistant Professor of Linguistics and ESL will provide teaching (both online and face-to-face classes), research, and service. The ideal candidate will help to develop the undergraduate interdisciplinary concentration in Applied Linguistics and the online graduate certificate in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, in addition to providing support for other Department programs and activities (which may include ESL and First-Year Writing). The position is a ten-month tenure-track appointment teaching three courses per term (six courses per year), and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching is available but not guaranteed.

Required Qualifications:
- Earned Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or a closely related area, by August 1, 2019.
- Evidence of initial scholarly achievement and a clearly articulated research agenda in the area of TESOL/Applied Linguistics.
- At least one year of part-time college-level teaching experience (may include graduate assistant teaching experience).
- Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

Screening of applications begins November 4, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2019.

To Apply:
A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above as well as the applicant’s teaching approach and research agenda; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three 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. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Jinrong Li, Search Chair
Search 67615
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail:
P. O. Box 8026 Statesboro GA 30460-8026
Telephone: 912-478-5263

More information about the institution is available through or or Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. 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 under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Search Chair Jinrong Li
Phone: 912-478-5263

Page Updated: 09-Oct-2018