Assistant Professor in Linguistics University of Alabama

The University of Alabama English Department invites applications for one tenure-track (9 month) 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 with a primary emphasis in ESL writing; 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 the community, please visit our website, Position begins 8/16/16.

Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at to initiate an application and upload various materials. The online 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 as PDFs directly from your referees or dossier management service to (please include “Linguistics Search Recommendation Letter” in the subject line of these messages). Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015, 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 investigation.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Minority and underrepresented candidates are especially encouraged to apply.