Applied Linguistics Position at Washington State University
The English Department at Washington State University
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, APPLIED LINGUISTICS
The Department of English at Washington State University invites applications for a new full-time, tenure-track position as an advanced Assistant Professor/beginning Associate Professor at the Pullman campus located in Pullman, Washington, starting date 16 August, 2007.
The usual teaching load is five courses per year (with release for significant administrative duties). New faculty are eligible for reduced teaching loads prior to tenure review to develop their research programs. A range of research and travel funding is available for faculty at all levels.
DUTIES: Teach a yearly graduate seminar in TES(O)L methods and theory; teach courses in the linguistics sequence, including phonetics, phonology, and language acquisition; develop courses and programs for graduate ESL students mostly in non-liberal arts fields; serve as part of faculty providing the TEFL certificate program and the linguistics minor sequence; participate in the administration of the linguistics program and take a leading role in the administration of the ESL program; conduct scholarly research leading to publication in areas of specialization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements include a Ph.D. in linguistics, applied linguistics, English linguistics, English language, or SLAT(E) in hand by 1 July 2007; at least one year of experience teaching ESL/EFL in a postsecondary setting; near-native competence in English; completion of coursework in TES(O)L/SLAT(E) and two areas of linguistics.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience teaching ESL or EFL at the college level; at least one year experience teaching TES(O)L/TEFL/SLAT(E) at the college level; a research interest in second language acquisition, first language acquisition or phonetics/phonology as evidenced by publications or presentations; at least one year of experience teaching a range of introductory linguistics courses; literacy in at least one language other than English.
SALARY: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UNIVERSITY: Washington State University is a land grant, comprehensive research institution with an enrollment of approximately 18,500 students on the Pullman campus and 5,000 at its urban campuses in Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. There are nine colleges and a graduate school. WSU offers 150 major fields of study. Bachelor's degrees are available in all fields of study, with master's and doctoral degrees available in most. WSU-Pullman is one of the largest residential universities in the West and offers a rural, small-town living environment on a site eight miles from the campus of the University of Idaho. WSU advances equity and diversity throughout the institution and the communities it serves by expanding inclusion, providing opportunities, and encouraging individual and community development and achievement.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of application, cv, three current letters of reference, and a writing sample (maximum 20 pages) to Chair, Applied Linguistics Search Committee, Department of English, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-5020. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by 15 December 2006.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER: Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509.-335-1259(f), or email@example.com
Published: Wednesday, November 01, 2006