Assistant Professor: Sociolinguistics of Bi/Multilingualism University of California, Davis

| August 6, 2014

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California Davis seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. We seek an outstanding applicant with a Ph.D. degree in linguistics, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, or a closely related field. The appointee will develop a research program focused on the sociolinguistics of bi/multilingualism in minority language communities. Possible research specialties include but are not limited to language contact and variation, language socialization, participatory action research, community language pedagogy, grassroots policy implementation. The appointee will be required to teach courses in sociolinguistics and bi/multilingualism, undergraduate-level courses in general topics in linguistics, and graduate-level courses in areas of specialization. Supervision of graduate students, student advising, curricular development, and performance of university service are expected. This is a nine-month tenure-track position, which will begin on July 1, 2015. PhD must be completed by that date. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, official graduate transcripts, one writing sample, an abstract of the Ph.D. dissertation, and three letters of recommendation. The position will remain open until filled. Applications received by October 10, 2014 will receive full initial consideration. To apply, go to URL:

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Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Julia Menard-Warwick, Bilingualism/Sociolinguistics Search Committee Chair, Department of Linguistics, One Shields Avenue, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616. Telephone: (530) 752-8138, (530) 752-3156 (fax), email: A more detailed job description can be obtained by emailing the committee chair.