LINGUIST List 29.3905
Tue Oct 09 2018
English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University
Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>
Jinrong Li <jli
Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization:
Georgia Southern University
Department: Department of Writing and Linguistics
Web Address: https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/writling/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics and English as a Second Language (ESL)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESL
Assistant Professor—Search 67615
College of Arts and Humanities
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.
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.
- 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.
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
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Electronic mail: jli
P. O. Box
8026 Statesboro GA 30460-8026
More information about the
institution is available through http://apptrkr.com/1308968
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
Application Deadline: (Open until
Email Address for Applications: jli
Search Chair Jinrong Li
Page Updated: 09-Oct-2018