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Linguistics Employment Opportunities

Academic Coordinator (French)

The Department of Linguistics within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego (http://ling.ucsd.edu/) is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. The department is currently accepting applications for an Academic Coordinator for French in our Linguistics Language Program (LLP) (http://llp.ucsd.edu) for an initial two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2022, with the possibility of reappointment.

The Academic Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of our French program, including placement, course design, syllabi, assignment of grades, and materials development and selection, as well as training, supervision and evaluation of TAs. The Academic Coordinator conducts weekly TA meetings for each level, observes classes and meets with TAs individually to discuss their performance. In addition, the Academic Coordinator for French meets regularly with the Academic Coordinators for other languages, the LLP staff, and the LLP Director to set program goals, and establish and implement overall policies. This includes participation as a member of the planning team for our annual three-day workshop for TAs prior to the start of classes in September, in which the Academic Coordinator plays a role as presenter, trainer, and facilitator.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

For consideration, please submit a completed application by January 31, 2022.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• M.A. degree (or equivalent) in Linguistics, French, Second Language Teaching, or a related field
• Native or near-native command of French equivalent to that of a university-educated speaker, and good command of English
• A record of excellence in language teaching
• Experience in designing a curriculum, establishing grading policies, and creating syllabi, lesson plans, tests and other content for French courses

Preferred qualifications

• Formal training in linguistics, second language acquisition, and/or language teaching
• Experience in working with a diverse group of language program instructors and staff

Help contact: jlau@ucsd.edu

2021-2022 - Temporary Lecturer (Unit 18)

The Department of Linguistics within the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications from candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment. The Department is currently accepting applications for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) to teach for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. Courses may include upper- and lower-division courses in the areas of General Linguistics, Cognition and Language, Language and Society, Language Studies, and Speech and Language Sciences.

Course descriptions can be found at http://ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/LING.html

Candidates must have at minimum a Master’s degree or equivalent in Linguistics or related field and outstanding teaching qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. Appointments may vary from part time to full time, up to a total of two courses per quarter, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension in accordance with Department needs.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021. The posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, the names and contact information of three references, and a personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity.

Submit application online at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02696

UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Linguistics Language Program Instructors

The recruitment period for instructors for the Linguistics Language Program (LLP) occurs each spring quarter.

Please see the LLP Teaching Positions site for additional information.