Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sociolinguistics
October 12, 2018
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in sociolinguistics, to be based primarily at the university’s Rose Hill campus.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand by August 2019 and will have preparation in foreign language teaching. In addition to English, near-native fluency in at least one of the languages offered by the department (Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish) is required. Candidates whose research touches upon language variation and change among urban linguistic communities or minority language communities are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have a strong record of teaching of linguistics area courses, including sociolinguistics. Responsibilities include teaching language and linguistics courses, maintaining a productive research agenda, and actively participating in undergraduate research mentorship. Please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement, two sample syllabi, and three letters of reference to Sarah Grey and Francesca Parmeggiani, search committee co-chairs, via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/56363). Submission deadline is November 12, 2018.
Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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