ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS-DEPARTMENT OF WRITING
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position beginning August is, 2013. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to teaching and be able to teach in several sub-fields of linguistics.
The teaching load is four courses per semester, including general education linguistics, and introductory and upper-division courses in the Linguistics major, several of which are dual-listed at the graduate level. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to carry out research in the applicant's area of specialization. Linguistics courses are also part of the majors in Writing, Creative Writing, and African/African American Studies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of teaching excellence in linguistics at the undergraduate level and a PhD in linguistics or closely related field.
APPLICATION: Review of applications begins December 3, 2012 and will continue until filled. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter, including a summary of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, a scholarly writing sample, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Scott Payne, Chair
Department of Writing
College of Fine Arts and Communication
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Avenue, Thompson 308
Conway, AR 72035
Founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is an accredited state-supported institution that awards the bachelor, master, specialist and PhD degrees. The university has an enrollment of over 11,000 students and a faculty of more than 500. Conway, a community of over 55,000, has three colleges and universities and is located thirty miles northwest of Little Rock, the state capital. The Web site is www.uca.edu .