Posting Number FAE1318
Advertised Title Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 002677
Category Full-Time Faculty
The Department of English at the University of Memphis seeks candidates for an
Assistant Professor position in Applied Linguistics and TESOL to begin Fall
2022. We welcome applications from applied linguists whose empirical research
is grounded in contemporary approaches to Linguistics and TESOL and who can
contribute to our current foci in language teaching and learning, English
language teacher education, language and cognition, language policy, and
language in society, among others. We have a particular interest in candidates
whose work engages with applied approaches to the study of corpus linguistics,
phonetics and phonology, syntax, assessment, or technology and language
teaching and learning.
We seek a candidate who will embrace the interdisciplinary work of the English
Department and contribute to the antiracist and inclusive initiatives underway
at the department and university level. The successful candidate will teach in
their areas of research and expertise, advise doctoral students, contribute to
the AL/TESOL curriculum, and strengthen interdisciplinary and community ties
with the local TESOL educators.
The department offers degrees in English with concentrations in TESOL at the
undergraduate and Master's level and Applied Linguistics at the Undergraduate,
Master's, and Doctoral level. Students may complete the M.A. online. The
Applied Linguistics Program also offers a 15-credit-hour graduate certificate
program in TESOL, conducts a summer EFL institute in Pilsen, Czech Republic,
and works closely with local school systems.
See the department website at https: // cas.memphis.edu/english/ for more
information. All applications will be managed through the University's online
application system, WorkForUM, available at https: // workforum.memphis.edu/.
Minimum Position Qualifications
PhD in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or TESOL and/or related field
(ABD will be considered). Ph.D. preferred by May 2022.
Evidence of teaching excellence
Willingness to follow department-directed course objectives and outcomes.
Evidence of initial scholarly achievement and a clearly articulated
research agenda pertinent to TESOL/Applied Linguistics.
Research and teaching experience in TESOL, including English language
teaching/learning in K-12 environments.
Special preference given to candidates with expertise in one or more of
the following areas: corpus linguistics, assessment, phonetics/phonology,
syntax, technology and language teaching.
Willingness and ability to teach online courses.
Demonstrated commitment to scholarship related to diversity and inclusion
and teaching a diverse student population.
Posting Date 10/06/2021
Closing Date 11/08/2021
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line. To apply, visit
https: // workforum.memphis.edu.
The University of Memphis is an Equal Employment /Affirmative Action Employer.
We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will
be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity/expression, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran,
genetic information, or any other legally protected class.
Instructions to Applicant regarding references
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Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
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