Assistant/Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, York College/CUNY

The Department of English at York College/CUNY invites applications for Applied Linguistics. We invite applicants working in Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, or another closely related field. Some background in Rhetoric and Composition is desirable. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach courses including Introductory Grammar and Syntax, Sociolinguistics, and History of the English Language as well as general education courses in composition.

Responsibilities include undergraduate teaching in the English Department, advising students, service to the department and the college, and conducting research and publishing in relevant fields of study.

York is a senior college of the City University of New York located in southeast Queens.


Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

To begin September 1, 2014, candidates must have an earned doctorate in hand by that date.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching may be possible.


Candidates for faculty positions should minimally provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. Additional requirements may appear below.

Please submit your application online through the CUNY job board as follows:
- Go to and click on Employment
- Select "Apply Now" then create or login to a user account and provide the requested information.
- Click on Job Postings on CUNYfirst
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- Search by Job Opening ID number 10027

*In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, sample publication or researched writing, and contact information for three references. Please upload these as ONE document in rtf, doc, or pdf format.


March 14, 2014


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