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Assistant Professor (JOB# 103327)
Arizona State University
Department of English

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a nine-month, full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are seeking candidates with a specialty in Linguistics and/or Applied Linguistics/TESOL, with expertise in sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, second language testing/assessment, endangered languages, language documentation, Indigenous linguistics, decolonial linguistics, raciolinguistics, or lavender languages/linguistics and that addresses the needs and lived realities of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) individuals and communities, locally and globally. Anticipated start date of August 2023.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty working to advance innovative research, excellence in teaching, and justice in education and society through its work with the diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student population at Arizona State University.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in their area(s) of expertise and publish scholarship in top-tier outlets; teach Linguistics and Applied Linguistics/TESOL courses at the undergraduate and graduate (master’s and doctorate) levels (including online); collaborate with colleagues across the Unit and the University to promote the visibility and contributions of Linguistics, Applied Linguistics/TESOL; build partnerships with communities in supporting linguistic diversity and addressing linguicism and other forms of injustice; and provide service to the institution and the profession.

ASU’s Charter: “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural, and overall health of the communities it serves.”

We invite you to learn more about the Department of English, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://english.clas.asu.edu, https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu, respectively.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (in hand by the time of appointment) in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or related field
  • Evidence of relevant expertise in sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, second language testing/assessment, endangered languages, language documentation, Indigenous linguistics, decolonial linguistics, raciolinguistics, or lavender languages/linguistics, or related area of specialization
    • Evidence of professional engagement with linguistic and cultural diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in education and/or society
  • Evidence of a strong research agenda and potential for publications
    • Evidence of ability to teach in-person and online introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in linguistics and/or applied linguistics/TESOL and develop courses in area(s) of specialization
  • Evidence of a sophisticated understanding of and commitment to challenging and disrupting harmful and unethical historical scholarly practices relevant to doing language and linguistics research
  • Evidence of success in working with and meeting the needs of diverse student populations

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of ability to build partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Evidence of ability to obtain external grants and funding

To apply, please submit the electronic materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/113727:

(1)    cover letter outlining a research program and teaching philosophy, and a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above;

(2)    a curriculum vitae, including a list of names of three references; and

(3)    a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

This search is paperless; only electronic materials will be accepted.

Initial application deadline is November 7, 2022, at midnight (Local Arizona Time). If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU- Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Instructor
Writing Programs

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses primarily in the Writing Program and in other disciplinary areas within the department as needed. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is five classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, the needs of the unit, availability of resources, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.

Anticipated start date is January 2023.

Minimum qualifications:

  • MA in Rhetoric and Composition, English Education, Linguistics, Literature, or related discipline; or MFA in Creative Writing at time of appointment.
  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching composition courses, and evidence of effective teaching.

Desired qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or evidence of graduate coursework beyond the Master's level in Rhetoric and Composition or related areas;
  • Experience teaching writing at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.
  • Evidence of experience in both theory and practice within a writing intensive field, such as: academic writing, creative writing, developmental writing, disciplinary writing, second language writing, and workplace writing.
  • Evidence of participation in relevant professional development; evidence of experience teaching multi-media composing or online/hybrid courses.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/115634 the following:

  • A letter of application,
  • Current curriculum vita (CV);
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy,
  • A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Three letters of recommendation about teaching ability,
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts, and a summary of recent teaching evaluations.

No paper applications, faxes or emails will be accepted.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: dr.kjensen@asu.edu. Initial review of application will begin on November 20, 2022, if not filled, applications review will continue every week thereafter until search is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

Faculty Associate (JOB # 93808)
Department of English

The Department of English on the Tempe Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach lower, upper division, and/or graduate courses, online and/or on-campus in: Creative Writing; English Education; Film and Media Studies; Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; Literature; Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies, and/or Writing Programs. These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Teaching duties include:  preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes).  Anticipated start date is: Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Desired qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Record of scholarly publication and/or evidence of professional development in relevant field
  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience (to be considered for composition courses, this experience must be in composition)

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/105070 the following:

  • Cover Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation about teaching ability
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • A summary of recent teaching evaluations

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair: Aya.Matsuda@asu.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on June 1, 2022, and continue on a weekly basis in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage.

MultiMedia Developer
88005BR
Campus: Tempe

Job Description

The Multimedia Developer for the Department of English is an energetic, detail-oriented, multimedia storyteller and creative writer who works collaboratively with a communications team to support the unit’s goals. The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple projects across competing deadlines and to balance the needs of several stakeholders.

This newly created position is supervised by the department’s Director of Communications and works in tandem with the Director of Technology to identify, research, write, curate, and edit content for the Department of English’s website, social media, and promotional efforts. The successful candidate will ultimately help tell the larger story of ASU English to audiences of ever-increasing size and complexity. This story is told by highlighting student, faculty, staff, and alumni achievements in service of ASU’s mission to measure itself “not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed.”

Essential Duties

  • Works collaboratively with team members in the design, development, testing, revision and deployment of multimedia elements to promote the Department of English’s mission and objectives.
  • Coordinates and performs technical duties in production of hosted video, podcasts, audio and video streaming and other field and/or studio productions to ensure seamless sequencing of images and sounds.
  • Operates video and audio editing equipment; determines/edits special effects, composition and overall design of video productions; records audio.
  • Serves as producer and/or director of video and still photographic events; schedules equipment, selects location(s) and develops storyboard; completes all post production editing and/or integration of elements to achieve desired outcome; maintains archives of digital photographs.
  • Develops content–text, image, video and audio–for the Department of English which may be used in email, websites and social media platforms.
  • Remains abreast of technology directions, initiatives and trends within scope of expertise to provide ideas, guidance and recommendations.

Salary Range: $60,000-$62,000 per year; DOE
Close Date: 06-February-2023

To apply, search for 88005BR at https://cfo.asu.edu/applicant

Academic Success Advising Coordinator
87385BR
Campus: Tempe

Job Description
Join our dynamic team of professionals in facilitating the academic success and engagement of approximately 2,000 on-campus and online undergraduate students majoring in English and Film and Media Studies. The Department of English fosters collaboration, work/life balance, flexibility and opportunities for professional development. Reporting to the Associate Director for Academic Services, the Academic Success Advising Coordinator engages in a range of activities and administrative functions that support student retention, success and graduation.

Salary Range: $50,000 - $52,000 per year; DOE
Close Date: 25-January-2023

To apply, search for 87385BR at https://cfo.asu.edu/applicant

Course Graders (FWS Eligible)
Student Worker III
87149BR

Job Description

The English Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at ASU, is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill a position as Course Grader for Spring 2023 (Sessions A/B and C), Summer 2023, and potentially Fall 2023 (Session A/C) in one or more of the following areas:

  • Creative Writing
  • English Education
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies

Course Graders could potentially grade for online or in-person courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Include in your application:

  1. a cover letter that explains qualifications,
  2. a c.v. or resume,
  3. a list of pertinent courses taken, and
  4. the contact information of at least one faculty member who could be asked to provide a brief letter of recommendation for you.

To apply, search for 87149BR at https://students.asu.edu/employment/search 

Office Aide: English Main Office (FWS Eligible)
Student Worker III
87896BR

Job Description

The Department of English seeks two (2) candidates to provide high-quality customer service in the Department Main Office. This position will provide support to the Academic Advising team in delivering services to majors, minors and certificate students in English and Film and Media Studies. Hired candidates will work under the supervision of the Office Coordinator and Program Manager, Advising.

Salary Range - $15.75 - $17.00 per hour; DOE
Close Date - 02-February-2023

To apply, search for 87896BR at https://students.asu.edu/employment/search 

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