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German Studies, tenure-system assistant professor or associate professor
The Department of Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures (LiLaC) at Michigan State University is seeking a tenure system Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in German Studies with a specialization at the intersection of language and culture (e.g., applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, social perspectives on second language acquisition). Well-qualified experienced candidates may be considered for the associate professor rank with or without tenure. The position is a full-time, academic year (9 month) appointment, beginning August 16, 2025. The duty period runs from August 16 through May 15 of each year.

We seek candidates with active teaching and research interests in social justice issues in (applied) linguistics. Areas of specialization may include: language use, variation, and change; social perspectives on second language acquisition; social justice issues in multilingualism. We are especially interested in candidates working on global and/or digital German-speaking communities. We are open to a wide range of methodological orientations and modes of engaging students, which will expand the spirit of interdisciplinarity that characterizes German at MSU. We especially invite candidates who can expand and enrich the existing strengths of the program through their lived experiences, research, teaching, and service.
Review of applications will begin August 25, 2024.
Full description: https://careers.msu.edu/en-us/job/519671/astasc-professor-tenure-system 
 
Position: German Studies, tenure-system assistant professor or associate professor
Organization: Michigan State University, Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures (LiLaC)
Location: East Lansing,  MI 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 6/7/2024
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
? Doctoral degree in German Studies, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a related
field; preferably degree in hand by Aug. 16, 2025.
? Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English

Desired Qualifications
? Record of excellence in scholarly work, which may include traditional publications as
well as public scholarship and/or applied scholarship.
? Robust intellectual leadership agenda in (applied) linguistics at the intersection of
language and culture with a social justice focus.
? Evidence of teaching excellence, and interest in or experience with
mentoring/supervision.
? Experience with/interest in education abroad, language program coordination,
and/or community engagement

Status: This listing expires on: 7/11/2024
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Name:
Michigan State University, Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures (LiLaC)
Address:
619 Red Cedar Road
B331 Wells Hall
East Lansing,  MI 48824
United States
Email:
goertler@msu.edu
Phone:
(517) 353-0740
Fax:
(517) 432-2736
Contact:
Senta Goertler