University or Organization: University of Oregon
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Second language acquisition
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon is searching for an assistant professor with a specialization in second language acquisition. The position begins September 16,2013.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active SLA research profile that connects with current areas of strength in the department and to contribute to service requirements. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses in general linguistics and second language acquisition, plus courses in our Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Certificate (http://slat.uoregon.edu) and in the MA Language teaching Specialization (http://logos.uoregon.edu/programs/graduate/teaching_specialization.shtml). The successful candidate may also propose the development of other courses, including graduate seminars in areas of specialization, plus mentoring of graduate student research at both the MA and PhD levels. While this appointment is wholly within Linguistics, there will be considerable opportunity to interact with faculty and students in allied departments and programs,e.g., various language teaching departments, Psychology, the Center for Applied Second Language Studies (http://casls.uoregon.edu/), the Northwest Indian Language Institute (http://pages.uoregon.edu/nwili/), and the World Languages Academy (http://wla.uoregon.edu/).
A Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics or a related field is required by September 16, 2013. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Applications are only being accepted via http://academicjobsonline.org. Applications should include a cover letter, research and teaching statements, representative publications, and the names and contact information for three references (including at least one reference from someone who can address your teaching). Letters of reference and teaching evaluations will not be required with the initial application.
To be assured of consideration the application materials must be received by December 15, 2012. The position will remain open until filled. We expect to conduct some preliminary interviews at the Linguistics Society of America conference in Boston, January 2013. The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
Web Address for Applications: http://academicjobsonline.org
Contact Information: Professor Scott DeLancey