LINGUIST List 31.2895

Thu Sep 24 2020

Jobs: Syntax: Lecturer, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-Sep-2020
From: Karen Baertsch <>
Subject: Syntax: Lecturer, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
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University or Organization: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Practice in Linguistics with specialization in Syntax

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Title: Assistant Professor of Practice
Job Category: Faculty
Department: Linguistics
College: College of Liberal Arts

Position Summary:
The Department of Linguistics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice position (with specialization in Syntax). This is a variable time, term, non‐tenure‐track faculty position with effective date of January 1, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The teaching load is variable per semester based on need, including undergraduate/graduate‐level combined courses. Spring 2021 courses will be offered as ‘online, scheduled’ (synchronous, online meetings) or as ‘online, anytime’ (asynchronous, no scheduled meetings). Duties may include minor service within the department.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Linguistics or a closely related field. Individuals who have completed all requirements for the PhD but the dissertation will be considered, with appointment at the rank of Assistant Lecturer. Ability to teach both undergraduate and introductory graduate (MA) courses in Syntax along with courses in two additional areas of their expertise such as Sociolinguistics or Minority / Heritage languages.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to a candidate with PhD granted before December 31, 2020 and to candidates who can teach a broad range of courses, including introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses that complement the expertise of current faculty in the department.

*Candidates who have experience in developing or collaborating within an inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas in their cover letter.

Application Procedure:
Visit the application link provided below to create an account and apply.

Required Documents:
*Cover letter and resume/CV

Contact for further information: Karen Baertsch
Contact email: See contact information provided below.

General Information:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by October 30, 2020.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Karen Baertsch

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