The University of Michigan-Flint invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociolinguistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2011. The University of Michigan-Flint is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.
The appointment carries a 3-3 teaching load in courses for several programs: the new English major with a specialization in linguistics (with courses cross-listed in Communication, Women’s and Gender Studies, Anthropology); the Linguistics minor; M.A. in English Language and Literature; M.A. in Education. Significant teaching will be in courses that fulfill general education or undergraduate and graduate education program requirements. We are also expanding our online offerings to create a fully online minor and online teaching will be expected.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a specialization in sociolinguistics, demonstrated teaching ability and experience with (or potential for) curricular development, and evidence of scholarly activity. Faculty members are expected to maintain a balanced record of excellence in teaching, active research program with scholarly publications, and constructive service. Experience in online teaching and civic engagement is also desired.
The University of Michigan - Flint is a regional campus of the University of Michigan with an enrollment of over 8,000 students situated in modern facilities on a forty-two acre riverfront site in downtown Flint. The population is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional students.
UM-Flint offers day, evening, and online classes, and faculty members are expected to teach in those modes.
Cover letter, transcript, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, dissertation abstract, and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy to the address below.
Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. First-round interviews will be conducted at the Linguistic Society of America in Pittsburgh in January 2011.
For additional information, please consult our website at the URL below and at enter the job ID 52878 as the keyword.
Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2010
Application URL: http://www.umich.edu/~jobs
Contact Information: Kazuko Hiramatsu
Linguist List link: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=79581&SubID=2651472