Applied Linguistics in English, Assistant Professor
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ

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This search is for two full-time, tenure-track, benefit eligible, nine month, Assistant Professor positions. Application Procedure
  • Submit the following materials to: Ms. Beverly Cleland 700 S. Humphreys CDR PO Box 6032, English Department Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6032, USA Email: Beverly.Cleland@nau.edu 1. Letter of interest that discusses coursework/experience in area(s) of specialization and training in linguistics. 2. CV. 3. List of courses taught (titles, levels, and locations. 4. Teaching evaluations. 5. Up to two sample publications (electronic and paper versions). 6. Complete set of all graduate school transcripts. 7. Three reference letters addressing qualifications for the position, sent directly to Beverly Cleland. Inquiries: Dr. William Crawford; bill.crawford@nau.edu
Job Description
  • The applied linguistics faculty in the English Department at Northern Arizona University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August 2013. We seek two colleagues with primary teaching and research specializations in one or more of the following areas:
  • L2 reading with an emphasis on applied psycholinguistics or vocabulary.
  • L2 writing with an emphasis on text analysis or writing development.
  • L2 skill-based assessment, using statistical methods.
  • L2 pragmatics with an emphasis on listening and speaking.
  • Responsibilities include teaching courses in the MA-TESL program, the applied linguistics doctoral program, and the English undergraduate program. Teaching responsibilities include teaching up to 9 hours per semester, with reassigned time based on dissertation committee work and College policies. Responsibilities also include active research; student advising and mentoring; doctoral committee work; and department, college, university, and professional service.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 1. Doctorate in applied linguistics or related field in hand at time of appointment.
  • 2. Primary teaching and research specializations in one or more of the following areas:
  • L2 reading with an emphasis on applied psycholinguistics or vocabulary.
  • L2 writing with an emphasis on text analysis or writing development.
  • L2 skill-based assessment, using statistical methods.
  • L2 pragmatics with an emphasis on listening and speaking.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1. Evidence of empirical research agenda.
  • 2. Quantitative approach in area(s) of specialty.
  • 3. Refereed publications in area of specialty.
  • 4. Evidence of professional activity in additional areas such as second language pedagogy or technology/CALL.
  • 5. Evidence of ability and willingness to teach graduate and undergraduate TESL/applied linguistics courses.
  • 6. Evidence of professional service.
  • 7. Experience mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
  • 8. Experience teaching ESL/EFL in post-secondary settings.
  • 9. Experience working and interacting with diverse populations.
General Information
  • Northern Arizona University's applied linguistics faculty are active scholars, teachers and mentors, and professionals. Our group focuses on the learning and teaching of English as a second/foreign language, the description of spoken/written English, and quantitative research methods. We engage in empirical and theoretical inquiry of language and language pedagogy, from both linguistic and cognitive orientations. Our primary teaching mission is to serve students in two graduate programs: MA-TESL and PhD in Applied Linguistics. We also have a Program in Intensive English that serves the English learning needs of NAU international students and provides teaching and research opportunities for faculty and graduate students. We offer undergraduate courses for BA English and BS Ed English majors/minors, and Liberal Studies' requirements. Northern Arizona University is a 25,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a city of about 62,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
  • Watch for our ad at NAU's Human Resources website: http://hr.nau.edu/ .
  • Visit us at http://nau.edu/CAL/English/Degrees-Programs/Graduate/MA-TESL/
  • Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
Salary
  • Competitive.
Application Deadline
  • This position will be open until filled or closed. Screening of applicants is ongoing.

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