LINGUIST List 31.2375

Fri Jul 24 2020

Jobs: Apachean; Athabaskan; Navajo; Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Linguistic Theories: Assistant Professor, Navajo Technical University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 21-Jul-2020
From: Wanda Cooke <>
Subject: Apachean; Athabaskan; Navajo; Applied Linguistics; Morphology; Linguistic Theories: Assistant Professor, Navajo Technical University, Crownpoint, New Mexico, USA
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University or Organization: Navajo Technical University
Department: Dine Studies
Job Location: New Mexico, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Navajo Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Bilingualism

Required Language(s): Navajo (nav)


Navajo Technical University: Faculty of Graduate Studies: Social Sciences: Linguistics

The Department of Graduate Studies at Navajo Technical University invites applications for a full-time benefits-eligible Assistant Professor of Navajo Linguistics to begin August 6, 2020, conditional upon final financial approval. The initial appointment will run for two semester and is potentially renewable. The Assistant Professor in Navajo Linguistics will offer graduate level courses in the Dine (Navajo) Language. May also offer courses in the undergraduate courses also. All language courses at Navajo Technical University will be conducted in hybrid learning environment during Fall 2020, relocation to Crownpoint, NM may be required. Details will need to be worked out once selection is made with the supervisor.

The successful applicant will have experience in teaching Navajo Linguistics and Theory in an academic setting, will have native or near-native proficiency in Dine Language, and will have excellent command of written English. Preferred qualifications include training in language pedagogy and a PhD in Linguistics with emphasis in Athabaskan, Apachean or Dine Languages, teaching linguistics or a related field.

Applications for this position should be submitted at the website indicated below.

The application should include:
- An Employment Application
- A Letter of Interest
- A CV
- Copies of Transcripts
- Copies of Diplomas and/or licenses
- Three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding application should be directed to

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resource Director Wanda Cooke
Phone: 5053877368

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