CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH (Tenure-track position): Assistant Professor of Language and Culture
CSULB Department of Linguistics has a tenure-track opening for an Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics/Language and Culture. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Anthropology or related field; degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020; training in sociolinguistics and qualitative approaches to the study of language and culture; potential for excellence in teaching at the college level; evidence of or potential for successful research and publication; and demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. Preferred: A research agenda that includes the sociolinguistic study of a language other than English or a non-standard variety of English in a minority or underserved community.
The new hire will teach introductory courses in linguistics, upper division undergraduate courses in language and culture, and graduate (M.A.) level seminars in sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, special topics and other courses, depending upon candidate’s expertise and departmental needs. Other responsibilities include: mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research projects and serve on thesis committees; maintaining an active research agenda in area of specialization leading to publications and presentations; and participating in service to the department, college, university, and community.
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 15, 2019. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.