Emory University — Assistant Teaching Professor in Sociolinguistics

Description
The Program in Linguistics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks a full-time faculty member in Sociolinguistics at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to begin Fall 2023. We are looking for a strong teacher-scholar dedicated to undergraduate education to join our thriving program. We are seeking a language variationist who works in minoritized language varieties and communities in North America, such as African American Language, Latinx language, LGBTQ+ varieties, Indigenous languages, Jewish languages, ASL, or other.

We are looking for a dynamic instructor with classroom experience in Linguistics to teach 5 courses per year (3-2 teaching load), including introductory and advanced courses in sociolinguistics, general linguistics, language variation, and the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates should be able to mentor a diverse community of students and consider linguistics to be fundamentally connected to issues of social justice and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The position of Assistant Teaching Professor is a part of Emory’s Lecture Track Faculty (LTF) with renewable contracts, and with the possibility of promotion through the ranks of Associate Teaching Professor and Full Teaching Professor http://college.emory.edu/faculty/faculty/promotion-lecture-track.html. The initial contract is for three years and includes full benefits. http://college.emory.edu/faculty/documents/faculty/faculty-responsibilities.pdf

Qualifications
A PhD in Linguistics (or a closely related field) is required; degree in hand is preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered.

Application Instructions
Please submit a letter of interest, cv, teaching statement, a brief statement describing your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds, and the names and contact information for three references. Submit all materials through http://apply.interfolio.com/114173. We will start to review applications on Nov. 7, 2022; all applications submitted by Nov. 21, 2022 will be considered. Please contact ling@emory.edu with questions.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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