Assistant Professor of Linguistics/TESOL

The Department of English at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Linguistics at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in linguistics or applied linguistics; an active, successful research agenda focusing on one or more of the following areas: instructed second language acquisition, sociolinguistics and language variation, second-language pedagogy; and a record of effective teaching. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach in our graduate and undergraduate programs, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website, Position begins 8/16/20. Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample of up to 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Dorothy Worden, at, with a subject line specifying the position being applied for. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary meetings by video conference and final interviews on campus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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