Tenure-Track Professor of Educational Linguistics

University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 17, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure track position at assistant /associate professor level in our division of Educational Linguistics. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate with a clear specialization in sociocognitive and/or sociocultural approaches to language learning and outstanding promise of research productivity in educational linguistics.  We are looking for scholars who have an active program of interdisciplinary research in second language development, multilingual language socialization, language assessment, English as a global language, or related areas.  Ideal candidates will have experience in language learning and teaching in K-12, higher education and/or community contexts.  We expect the successful candidate to provide intellectual leadership through teaching, advising, and research in the Educational Linguistics Division, and across divisional programs within the Penn Graduate School of Education.

 We anticipate that the appointment will be made at the assistant/associate professor level, to begin July 1, 2015.  We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2014, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. Please apply online at https://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/positions/apply-elx-prof submitting a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, and reprints of publications and relevant manuscripts with your application.

Please address all correspondence to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Division of Educational Linguistics. 


In order to be considered, letters from three references should be forwarded to:

Chair, Search Committee in Educational Linguistics

c/o Ms. Elizabeth Deane

University of Pennsylvania

Graduate School of Education

3700 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  19104-6216.


The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities / Women / Individuals with disabilities / Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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