LINGUIST List 29.3942

Thu Oct 11 2018

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Fordham University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 10-Oct-2018
From: Sarah Grey <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Fordham University, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Fordham University
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in sociolinguistics, to be based primarily at the university’s Rose Hill campus.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2019 and will have preparation in foreign language teaching. In addition to English, near-native fluency in at least one of the languages offered by the department (Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish) is required. Candidates whose research touches upon language variation and change among urban linguistic communities or minority language communities are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a strong record of teaching of linguistics area courses, including sociolinguistics. Responsibilities include teaching language and linguistics courses, maintaining a productive research agenda, and actively participating in undergraduate research mentorship.

To Apply:
Please submit:
- A letter of application,
- CV,
- Writing sample,
- One-page research statement,
- One-page teaching statement,
- Two sample syllabi, and
- Three letters of reference
To Sarah Grey and Francesca Parmeggiani, search committee co-chairs, via the application link provided below. Submission deadline is November 12, 2018.

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: 12-Nov-2018
, NY
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Sarah Grey

Page Updated: 13-Oct-2018