LINGUIST List 31.1303

Wed Apr 08 2020

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of California Irvine, USA

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Date: 07-Apr-2020
From: Michelle Hu <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, University of California Irvine, USA
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University or Organization: University of California, Irvine
Department: Program in Academic English
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer- School of Humanities Program in Academic English

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Pending funding, the Program in Academic English at the University of California, Irvine anticipates hiring several teacher-scholars at the rank of Lecturer to teach courses and to participate in other departmental activities for the 2020-21 academic year. Appointments will range from 50% time (4 classes; e.g., 3 in fall quarter, 1 in winter quarter) to 100% time (8 classes; e.g., 3 in fall quarter, 3 in winter quarter, 2 in spring quarter). The position comes with the possibility of reappointment, contingent on Program need, budget, and the instructor’s performance. Performance will be evaluated on the basis of demonstrated competence in the field, ability in teaching, academic responsibility, and other assigned duties that may include University co-curricular and community service.

Fall quarter service period: 9/28/2020-12/18/2020
Winter quarter service period: 1/4/2021-3/19/2021
Spring quarter service period: 3/24/2021-6/11/2021


- Doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics or a related field. Candidates whose highest degree is a Master’s degree and have maintained a strong record of demonstrated competence in the field (such as through ongoing scholarly activity or another means), ability in teaching, and academic responsibility will also be considered.
- Ability to teach academic writing, reading, and/or oral communication courses that align with the Program's goals of serving the diverse literacy needs of multilingual students at a research university.
- Cross-cultural teaching experience that includes, is equivalent to, or is translatable to the teaching of international multilingual students and domestic language minoritized students at the college/university level at a research university.

Desired Qualifications:

- Ability to contribute to curriculum and course materials development drawing on recent and relevant research in applied linguistics and related fields
- Record of ongoing scholarly activity including, but not limited to, publications in respected peer-reviewed venues
- Record of ongoing professional development and achievement
- Ability to teach graduate-level courses including Dissertation Writing and Writing for Scholarly Publication courses

The non-negotiable starting salary, per the 2019-20 Lecturer salary scale, is $7,047.63 per course or $56,381/year for a 100% appointment.

Applications should be submitted electronically at the application link below.
1-3 Letters of Recommendation are required for applicants who have not previously taught in the Program. Letters of Recommendation are optional for those who have taught or are currently teaching in the Program. For more information, please contact: Stephanie Wijetilleke, Review of applications will be completed by the Program in Academic English Hiring Committee and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Deadline: 01-Jan-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Personnel Analyst Stephanie Wijetilleke
Phone: n/a
Fax: n/a

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