LINGUIST List 29.4482

Tue Nov 13 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 08-Nov-2018
From: Eden Cronk <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: University of Oregon
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The University of Oregon’s Department of Linguistics invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition (SLA) to begin in fall 2019. We seek candidates specializing in language assessment, applied research methods, or a related field. We are especially interested in candidates who are able to work across a variety of language learning contexts. Competitive applicants will be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance the department’s existing strengths in functional approaches to language study from a wide variety of perspectives including field linguistics, sociolinguistics, learning sciences, theoretical linguistics, language revitalization, and second language acquisition.

Required Application Materials:
Apply online at the application link provided below by submitting:
- An application letter,
- A one-page teaching philosophy,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A writing sample equivalent of one published journal article (published or of equivalent quality is acceptable), and
- The names and contact information for three references who may latter be asked to submit letters of recommendation.

Department Summary:
We are a diverse and growing department with strengths in field linguistics, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics with a focus on expanding our strength in applied domains. The department plays a key role in language studies on campus and internationally and looks forward to expanding our faculty to include a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Applied Linguistics and SLA. We have close ties with the Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS), the Northwest Indian Language Institute (NILI), and the American English Institute (AEI), making it an ideal context for work in Applied Linguistics. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

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Minimum Requirements:
Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Educational Linguistics or related field in hand by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Second language proficiency and/or classroom experience in language teaching.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Julie Sykes

Page Updated: 13-Nov-2018