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Job Announcement: College of William and Mary

Applied Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA

Employer: College of William and Mary

Job Location: Virginia, USA
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.1150
Date Submitted: 07-Mar-2013
Job Description: The College of William and Mary, Psychology Department invites applications for a one year non-tenure-track position of Visiting Professor that will begin August 2013. We seek an individual with expertise in Psycholinguistics who will hold a joint position in the Departments of Psychology and Linguistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher; a Ph.D. is required at the time the candidate begins appointment. It is a 3-3 teaching load. The successful candidate will teach Psycholinguistics and Language Acquisition, which are cross-listed between the Linguistics program and Psychology. Teaching responsibilities also include the Linguistic program’s introduction to linguistics course as well as topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Applicants must apply online at the application website address below and attach their curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of teaching interests and three references. Review will begin April 7, 2013 and continue until an appointment is made.

The College of William & Mary is a highly selective liberal arts university that values quality teaching.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/13125
Contact Information: Christopher  Ball
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