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Faculty Position FY14-18
September 9, 2013

Position Title
Assistant Professor of English: Applied Linguistics, with secondary specialization in Second Language Acquisition

Hiring Unit
English Language and Literature

Job Description
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position in applied linguistics, with secondary specialization in second language acquisition. Will teach courses in the MA TESL program, in undergraduate and graduate linguistics, in composition (ESL and regular), and some general education courses. Academic year: 3/3 load.

Qualifications Required
Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or related field required. If Ph.D. is not completed by the beginning of the contract period, appointment will be at rank of Instructor until all degree requirements are fulfilled.  Desirable: record of ESL and TESL experience abroad.

Terms of Appointment
Tenure-track contract for academic year beginning August 16, 2014.

Source of Funds
State

Salary
Commensurate with experience and credentials.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Deadline
Completed applications postmarked by November 8, 2013 will have priority. Interviews at LSA in January.   Position open until filled.

Application Process
Send cover letter, vita, unofficial transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:

     Linguistics Search Committee
     Department of English
     Box 1431G
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431

Candidates who advance to the second round will be asked to submit a writing sample and statement of research philosophy. Electronic applications will not be accepted for this position.

 

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