Posted on: 
October 9, 2017

Bennington College seeks a full-time faculty member in sociolinguistics. The ideal candidate will bring new content and perspectives to our curriculum through an active research agenda that focuses on one or more of the following: language and gender, language and ethnicity, African-American vernacular English, creolization, class and language, language and education, language and power, language and migration. We are especially interested in applicants who could teach courses with broad appeal for students across the liberal arts disciplines, and who could teach undergraduate students to gather and use data from the field.

Candidates should apply online to https://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fuop by submitting: a) letter of application that describes teaching experience, professional work and includes a reflection on the candidate’s potential to contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, research, and/or service; b) curriculum vitae; c) teaching statement which includes a short description of three (3) courses; and d) the names and contact information for three references.

Bennington College is a small residential liberal arts college long distinguished for its progressive approach to higher education. It aims to educate students towards self-fulfillment and constructive social purposes, and we believe that equity, diversity, and inclusivity--in community and in curriculum--are vital to achieving those aims.

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Candidates should apply online to https://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fuop by submitting: a) letter of application that describes teaching experience, professional work and includes a reflection on the candidate’s potential to contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, research, and/or service; b) curriculum vitae; c) teaching statement which includes a short description of three (3) courses; and d) the names and contact information for three references.


Position Type: 
Full Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Sociolinguistics.