Assistant/Associate Professor in Linguistics

The English department at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a Tenure Track Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor in Linguistics who will also serve as the Academic Director of the English as a Second Language Academy (50%), pending budgetary approval.  Primary specialization in English as a Second/Other Language.  Secondary specialization open.  Tenure home in either the Department of English or Modern Languages, depending on research and teaching expertise.  Teaching load is 1/1 with research and service expectations. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Oct. 31. Please submit a CV, letter of interest, and writing sample electronically at (CU Denver Job Number: 17222). Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Joanne Addison at

Required Experience:

  • Earned doctorate in Linguistics, English or English Education
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience supervising and mentoring faculty
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Evidence of a strong scholarly record
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience supervising and mentoring administrative staff
  • Expertise in Reading, Writing, and Communicating across the Curriculum
  • Experience in an Intensive English Program
  • Experience recruiting international students

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The ESL Academy provides innovative instruction and cultural enrichment in an ​English-immersion environment to both university-bound students and discipline-specific graduate student cohorts from around the world.  It fosters respect for cultural diversity and inclusion in all forms. The curriculum integrates English fluency, accuracy in written and oral expression, and content studies with interpersonal skills and American life skills.  The ESL Academy offers five terms year-round and the Academic Director is responsible for all academic operations, managing budgets, supervising faculty and staff, and coordinating with other offices on campus.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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