Assistant Professor of Practice

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  • Post Date: September 25, 2020
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Location: Online/Remote
  • Faculty – Liberal Arts – Linguistics
  • Faculty – Liberal Arts – Foreign Languages and Literatures
Posted: 09/24/2020
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Adjunct/Part-Time

Title: Assistant Professor of Practice
Job Category: Faculty
Department: Linguistics
College: College of Liberal Arts

Position Summary: The Department of Linguistics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice position (with specialization in Syntax) . This is a variable time, term, non‐tenure‐track faculty position with effective date of January 1, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities: The teaching load is variable per semester based on need, including undergraduate/graduate‐level combined courses. Spring 2021 courses will be offered as ‘online, scheduled’ (synchronous, online meetings) or as ‘online, anytime’ (asynchronous, no scheduled meetings). Duties may include minor service within the department.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Linguistics or a closely related field. Individuals who have completed all requirements for the PhD but the dissertation will be considered, with appointment at the rank of Assistant Lecturer. Ability to teach both undergraduate and introductory graduate (MA) courses in Syntax along with courses in two additional areas of their expertise such as Sociolinguistics or Minority / Heritage languages.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to a candidate with PhD granted before December 31, 2020 and to candidates who can teach a broad range of courses, including introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses that complement the expertise of current faculty in the department.

*Candidates who have experience in developing or collaborating within an inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas in their cover letter.

Application Procedure: Visit to create an account and apply.
Required Documents: *Cover letter and resume/CV

Contact for further information: Karen Baertsch
Contact email:

General Information: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by October 30, 2020.


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