Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences

Posting Details

Wellesley College complies with its internal policy on equal employment opportunity and with state and federal law, which prohibit discrimination against candidates for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran's status or membership in uniformed armed services, or any other classes protected by law.

Position Information

Posting Number F087
Job Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Department Cognitive and Linguistic Science
Description

The Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences program at Wellesley College invites applicants for a tenure-traack position at the rank of assistant professor in sociolinguistics beginning September 2018. Our Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences program is interdisciplinary with courses in linguistics, psychology, philosophy and computer science. We seek a candidate whose research program is in sociolinguistics and includes a cross-cultural component.

Candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level while maintaining a commitment to their research specialty. Applicants should be able to teach sociolinguistics, general linguistics and an upper level course in their area of specialization. The successful candidate is also expected to provide training in qualitative and quantitative methods of the discipline. We value and are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Wellesley College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women, located 12 miles west of Boston. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in linguistics by the appointed start date of the position. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system.

Wellesley College complies with its internal policy on equal employment opportunity and with state and federal law, which prohibit discrimination against candidates for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or membership in uniformed armed services, or any other classes protected by law.

Requirements
Additional Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system.

Posting Date 09/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date review of applications begins (if different then deadline date).
Application Deadline 12/01/2017
Will this position accept reference letters? Yes
Number of reference letters required? 3
Maximum number of reference letters allowed? 10
Last date reference letters will be accepted for this position
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents