The Department of Languages and Cultures invites qualified applicants to apply for an adjunct position teaching an introductory linguistics course for students in the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) programs.
Teach three major areas of linguistics: 1) components of grammar: articulatory phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse (a study of sounds, meaningful units, words, sentences, texts); (2) sociolinguistics (how languages function in society, including linguicism and language-based discrimination); and (3) psycholinguistics (language processing and acquisition). The course may be taught in an in-person or online synchronous format, with in-person preferred.
Demonstrated ability to teach complex concepts to undergraduates; clear mastery of the course material; familiarity with online synchronous teaching (if applicable); ability and desire to contribute to Bethel's efforts to develop a diverse and inclusive university community.
Experience teaching linguistics at the college level is strongly preferred.
MA in Linguistics required; Ph.D. preferred.
Position open: August 2022
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