Texas Tech University, a vibrant research institution with 37,000 students, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in applied linguistics & second language studies, to begin Fall 2020. Specific area of specialization is open. Texas Tech University is a Carnegie Research I institution, and recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
The preferred candidate will have at least two years of experience teaching courses in language and/or language sciences, broadly conceived, in higher education settings, with a record of excellence. The candidate will teach M.A.-level applied linguistics courses, and will also be involved in departmental initiatives to expand applied linguistics courses to the undergraduate level. Depending on language of expertise, the candidate will possibly coordinate and mentor graduate part-time instructors. Preference given to a specialist in Japanese/Asian languages. We seek a candidate with a well-defined research agenda, whose applied linguistics research and teaching interests complement those of existing faculty with respect to specialization areas and research paradigms.
Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. The candidate must have the Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment.
Apply online at https://bit.ly/2PxWCxp, using job ID 19797BR . A complete submission requires: a letter of application, a CV detailing relevant experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, two samples of scholarly writing and three confidential letters of recommendation, which should be sent to Lloyd Allred, Attn: AppLing Search Committee, either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org , Interfolio or post to: Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University, P.O. Box 42071, Lubbock, TX 79409-2071.
For additional information, contact Lloyd Allred at email@example.com. Screening will begin February 15 and continue until the position is filled.
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and consider the needs of dual career couples.
Internal Number: 19797BR
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Texas Tech University, a research institution with 32,000+ students located in Lubbock, Texas.
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