LINGUIST List 32.1565

Thu May 06 2021

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-May-2021
From: Earl Brown <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
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University or Organization: Brigham Young University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Utah, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics--Editing and Publishing

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Editing and Publishing


Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics--Editing and Publishing
Note: Associate Professors and Full Professors are welcome to apply too.

Job Classification: Faculty CFS - Professorial
Posting close date: August 31, 2021
Start date of this position: August 1, 2022

Required Degree: PHD in a field that is demonstrably applicable to editing and publishing. Such fields might include--but are not restricted to--publishing studies, linguistics, English language, writing studies, composition, English, rhetoric, and technical or professional communication.

Required degree must be completed by the start date.

Required Qualifications:
- Ability to teach core courses in editing and publishing
- Evidence of scholarly research and research agenda
- Commitment to student mentoring
- Willingness to support and grow a burgeoning undergraduate editing and publishing major

Preferred Qualification:
- Professional editing or publishing experience. This experience could include a specialty in copywriting, trade books, scholarly publication, fiction, textbooks, journals, magazines, digital publishing, or the business of publishing.
- Connection to publishing professionals and industry
- Ability to serve on thesis committees (reader or chair) in TESOL or linguistics
- Ability to make connections betweeen candidate's scholarship and the field of linguistics
- Willingness to collaborate with undergraduate and graduate students on student- and faculty-led research projects
- Understanding of the field of linguistics and ability to teach general courses in linguistics or English language programs

Primary responsibilities under a 10-month contract will include:
- Teaching six courses per year primarily in BYU's editing and publishing major or editing minor. Teaching responsibilities may also include courses in linguistics or English language, including advanced courses in areas of specialization, depending upon the successful candidate's expertise.
- Conducting and publishing research applicable to editing or publishing
- Mentoring students in scholarly research, presenting professional papers, publishing peer-reviewed articles, and grant writing
- Completing other departmental or college responsibilities, such as student advising, program coordination and development, committee service, shared governance, and disciplinary service

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application - Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and two writing samples to the faculty application.

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.

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Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Grant Eckstein
Phone: +1 (801) 422-2937

Page Updated: 06-May-2021