27.3804, Jobs: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

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Subject: 27.3804, Jobs: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:10:34
From: Shawn Loewen [loewens at msu.edu]
Subject: Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

University or Organization: Michigan State University 
Department: Second Language Studies
Job Location: Michigan, USA 
Web Address: http://sls.msu.edu
Job Title: Assistant Professor in Corpus Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics 


The Second Language Studies (SLS) Program at Michigan State University invites
applications for a tenure-system position at the rank of Assistant Professor
in Corpus Linguistics. The successful candidate will be appointed on an
academic year basis and will engage in an active program of teaching
(normally, two courses per semester), research and service, including teaching
in the College of Arts and Letters’ general education program in the
Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities.

The Ph.D. completed and in hand by the appointment date of August 16, 2017,
with specialization in Corpus Linguistics, second language teaching and
learning with research and teaching interests that will span the activities of
the program. Candidates must show promise of strong scholarship and
publication, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and the desire to work
collaboratively with faculty in wider ranging fields within the program and
the College of Arts and Letters.  Depending on the specific research area, the
successful applicant will be part of one of the two language departments at
MSU (Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African
Languages or Department of Romance and Classical Studies).

Desired qualifications include an interest in using corpora for pedagogical
purposes. Interest and experience in collaborative and innovative/active
learning teaching models and in team-teaching are also highly desired.

The SLS Program, a dynamic inclusive community, encourages intellectual and
cultural diversity, prepares students for a range of careers that require
global cultural knowledge, and is an integral part of the College of Arts &
Letters and Michigan State University's international engagement.  Faculty and
students are often involved in teaching, research, outreach in related units
on campus such as the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA), Center
for Language Education and Research (CLEAR), Digital Humanities, and Cognitive

Review of applications will begin 10/21/2016 and will continue until the
position is filled.  Applications must be submitted electronically to the
Michigan State University Human Resources web site through the application URL
below. Applications should include a letter expressing interest in this
position and describing qualifications and experience, a current curriculum
vitae, and three letters of reference.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer
and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The
university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women,
persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.  Job applicants are
considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without
regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://goo.gl/cP41Qw 
Contact Information:
	Chair of Search Committee Shawn Loewen 
	Email: loewens at msu.edu 


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