Jobs: Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis: Asst Prof, Montclair State University, NJ, USA

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Thu Sep 25 16:01:51 UTC 2008

 Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis: Asst Prof, Montclair State
University, NJ, USA

University or Organization: Montclair State University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics


The Linguistics Department at Montclair State University invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track position in sociolinguistics
and/or discourse analysis for Fall 2009. Salary is dependent upon
qualifications. Position is subject to funding.

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarly
research, student advisement and mentoring, and committee assignments.

The successful candidate for this position should have a strong background
in theoretical linguistics, broadly defined (syntax, phonology, morphology,
and/or semantics), as well as a specialization in sociolinguistics or
discourse analysis.

Applicants with professional experience in contexts where linguistic theory
is applied are especially encouraged to apply. A commitment to
undergraduate and graduate education and a track record of research are

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the department's
strengths, which include language and social life, second language
acquisition, computer-mediated communication, and corpus and computational
linguistics; cultivate connections with other departments/programs; link
teaching and research; integrate quantitative and qualitative methods in
research and teaching; and link theory and practice. Information on the
department's offerings and research is available on our website.

Ph.D. in Linguistics or related area required by August 2009; record of
research and demonstrated potential for funding; teaching experience preferred.

Send letter of application, full curriculum vitae, and the names and e-mail
addresses of three references to the address provided below.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to
applications received by December 15, 2008.

Montclair State is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Eileen Fitzpatrick
Linguistics Department
Montclair State University
Box V-F16
Montclair, NJ 07043
Contact Information:
Eileen Fitzpatrick

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