The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages of San Diego State University seeks a tenure-track Professor of Linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2020. The candidate should be an applied linguist with expertise in the acquisition and development of second language academic literacy. Potential research areas include but are not limited to: multilingual writers' composing processes, the relationship of academic reading and writing, and contexts for second language literacy. The candidate will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and be an active participant in the department’s graduate and undergraduate programs in applied linguistics. Teaching areas will focus on courses in applied linguistics but may include other areas of linguistics as well. The successful candidate will administer the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) composition program for multilingual students, a position that includes appropriate release time from teaching.
A Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics with a Specialization in Applied Linguistics or closely related field must be completed by the start of the appointment. The successful candidate should have a track record of teaching experience, knowledge of current trends in applied linguistics, and knowledge of foundational areas of general linguistics. The candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research, contribute appropriate service, and direct student research.
Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/67196 by submitting the following: a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, documentation of teaching performance including sample syllabi and student evaluations, and sample publications (two maximum). Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted.
Requests for additional information should be directed to Deborah Poole, Search Committee Co-Chair, Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-7727. Email: email@example.com, Phone: 619-594-5914; Fax: (619) 594-4877.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.
About San Diego State University -- Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages
San Diego State University (SDSU) is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.