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This page is updated regularly and applications toward relevant positions are encouraged. Inquires may be addressed to modlang@ou.edu 

Last updated: 22 February, 2022

 

ONE YEAR LINGUISTICS LECTURER POSITION

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma announces a temporary one-year sabbatical replacement position as a Lecturer in the Linguistics BA program.   The position starts August 16th, 2022, and concludes May 15th, 2023.  A Ph.D in Linguistics is required at the time of appointment.  The teaching load is six courses per academic year (three per semester).  Salary is $41,750, plus benefits. Limited research funding may be available.

The candidate’s research specialization is open.  The candidate must be able to teach General Linguistics, a topics course in their research specialty, and a selection of at least two other courses from our BA program, including Historical Linguistics, Lesser Studied Languages, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology,  Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, or Typology. 

A limited amount of service to the linguistics section will be expected (attending weekly section meetings, helping with the Linguistics Club, attending linguistics section events, helping advertise the major, etc.).

Instructions for submitting an application.

Review of applications will begin Monday, March 21st, and continue until the position is filled.

Please send an application in a single email, using “Linguistics Lecturer” in the subject line, to the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, modlang@ou.edu, and include the following:

1.      A cover letter detailing how the candidate meets the minimum requirements above

2.      Curriculum vitae

3.      Evidence of successful teaching experience, including complete sets of teaching evaluations.

4.      In addition, arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent separately to modlang@ou.edu with “Linguistics recommendation” in the subject line.

Questions may be directed to Dylan Herrick, dylan.herrick@ou.edu .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

Hiring is contingent upon a background check, funding, and proper immigration status for International Instructors. The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides. (See www.ou.edu/eoo for more information.)

 

Assistant Professor of Italian (Tenure Track) at the University of Oklahoma

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track position in Italian at the level of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in modern Italian literature and/or culture. The position is a 9-month faculty appointment and carries a teaching load of four classes per year. Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Italian or a related field at the time of appointment; record of research publications and/or evidence of outstanding research potential; evidence of teaching excellence; native or near-native fluency in Italian and excellent command of English. For more information, including instructions to apply and required materials, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/93722. Priority deadline is November 12, 2021, but will remain open until filled. As an AA/EEO employer, the University of Oklahoma does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.