LINGUIST List 32.1294

Mon Apr 12 2021

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Virginia Tech

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Apr-2021
From: Joseph Eska <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Virginia Tech, USA
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University or Organization: Virginia Tech
Department: English
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Department of English at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Linguistics to begin August 2021.

- Ph.D. in hand by 1 August 2021 in Linguistics or a related field with preparation in sociolinguistics;
- The promise of research and publication; and
- Evidence of successful teaching.

- Publication in sociolinguistics;
- Ability to teach psycholinguistics and language & gender;
- Teaching/working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in sociolinguistics; serving on departmental committees. Teaching load 3/3. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check.

Applications must be submitted electronically at the application link provided below, position no. 515692.

Attach to the electronic application;
- A letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities stated above,
- A curriculum vitae, and
- A list of three referees with contact information.

Address queries to Joseph Eska at the contact information below.

Applications will be acknowledged via e-mail. Review of applications will begin on 4 May 2021. Interviews will be held via Zoom later that month.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who enquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who desire accommodation in the application process should contact Patty Morse at; 540.231.8466. Virginia Tech is a research-extensive university that provides opportunities for research excellence.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Joseph F. Eska
Phone: 1-(540)-998-7736

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