Assistant Professor of Language/Applied Linguistics

University of Tennessee in Tennessee

Deadline October 01, 2014
Date Posted August 22, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Tennessee is seeking an Assistant Professor of Language/Applied Linguistics with expertise in sociolinguistics who can teach courses in discourse analysis, pragmatics, American English, and other areas within English language studies.

We are a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, with a departmental endowment that supports research. The department offers the BA, MA, MFA, and PhD. Professors teach a 2/2 load, distributed across undergraduate and graduate courses. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV by October 1, 2014, via . Candidates selected for the next stage of review will be contacted to send additional materials. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Qualification: Ph.D. in hand or expected by August, 2015.

Application Instructions: Application should be submitted via Interfolio.