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FT Faculty Linguistics-TESOL

Linguistics Department
84602, Provo
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications
Date posted
May 6, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Brigham Young University's Linguistics Department is hiring for a full-time faculty position in Linguistics-TESOL. Required Degree: Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, TESOL or a related field.The required degree must be completed by the start date.


All Candidates must have:

-- Proficiency to teach courses in core areas of TESOL.  See course listings in associated programs:,

-- Dedication to innovative teaching focused on student growth and lifelong learning

-- Commitment to mentoring students effectively in and out of class.  Ability to contribute to TESOL thesis committees as a Reader and/or as a Chair.  

-- Willingness to support student faith through obvious commitment to the religious expectations of the sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

-- Evident potential for or substantiated record of scholarly research and/or a well-defined research agenda.

Ideal candidates would have some of the following:

-- Keenness to collaborate with students on diverse research projects, both faculty-led and student-driven.   

-- Ability to bridge personal scholarship with other programs in the department.   

-- Mission-aligned scholarship that can be readily connected with BYU emphases on multilingualism, family, religion, human flourishing, and constitutional government. 

-- Experience teaching English as a second or foreign language in diverse contexts such as online English classes, refugee centers, foreign language schools, community English programs, intensive English programs, etc.

Duties/Expectations:  Under a 10-month contract, primary responsibilities will encompass:

-- Teaching six courses annually, predominantly within the TESOL minor, TESOL MA, and English Linguistics BA, but also possibly courses in the University's English Language Center and in other department programs (    

-- Continually updating and refining teaching and mentoring techniques with a commitment to engaging and educating learners effectively.   

-- Conducting original research and disseminating that research in reputable journals, books, or other scholarly outlets.   

-- Mentoring students in TESOL practices and research, presenting professionally, producing peer-reviewed articles for publication, and applying for funding.  

-- Supporting the mission of the English Language Center ( administratively and pedagogically.  

-- Contributing to other departmental or college duties, including student advising, thesis chairing, program coordination, committee service, and shared governance. 

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