The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Second Language Acquisition with specialization in psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, or cognitive neuroscience of language, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must possess demonstrated strength in theoretical and/or experimental linguistics. The candidate's record should provide clear evidence of a strong research program and an excellent research trajectory. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, and will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate instruction. Research specialty in one of the languages offered by the Linguistics department or another department in the School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics is a plus, as is experience in second and/or foreign language teaching. The PhD should be in hand prior to the target date of appointment, August 16, 2012. Salary is commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate.
To apply, create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu <https://jobs.illinois.edu/> and upload the following application materials through this system: letter of application, CV (including phone number and e-mail address), contact information for 3 references, up to 3 representative publications, statement of teaching and research interests, and teaching evaluations or other evidence of strength in teaching. Referees will be contacted electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu <https://jobs.illinois.edu/> will be accepted.
For further information please contact: Professor Tania Ionin, C/O Marita Romine, SLCL-HR@illinois.edu. To ensure full consideration, all required materials must be received no later than December 1, 2011. Letters of reference must be received no later than December 8, 2011. The department highly recommends that complete applications be submitted prior to Dec. 1, to ensure that referees have enough time to submit their letters of recommendation.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu <http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu/> ).