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=='''University of Texas, Austin (neurolinguistics)'''==
 
=='''University of Texas, Austin (neurolinguistics)'''==

Revision as of 21:49, 30 December 2011

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Last year's page: Linguistics 2010-2011

See also: TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

Requests:

  • Please keep entries in alphabetical order.
  • Please append exact dates to additions (e.g. "the week of January 20", rather than "last week")

Contents

Good luck to everybody with their search!

Visitor Type:
*ABD, not defending soon: 5
*ABD, defending within 4-6 months: 9
*ABD, I have a set date for my defense: 3
*ABD, no defense at my U:
*Depends on job hunt when I file: 2
*Ph.D. in hand, no job currently:
*Ph.D in hand, not currently in an academic position: 1
*Visiting Professor, Lecturer (North American meaning), Adjunct, other fixed-term position: 17
*Postdoc: 7
*Research Scientist: 2
*Assistant Professor: 7
*Associate Professor:
*Member of a Search Committee: 3
*Just browsing:1
Specialty:
*Historical Linguistics: 3
*Theoretical Linguistics: 1
*Syntax: 6
*Morphology: 2
*Phonology: 11
*Phonetics: 9
*Sociolinguistics: 9
*Psycholinguistics: 8
*Language Acquisition: 4
  • Second Language Acquisition: 7
  • Semantics and Pragmatics: 5
  • Documentary/Descriptive: 6
  • Cognitive Linguistics: 3
  • Other: Cognitive approaches to SLA 1
How many applications have you sent out this year?:
*0:4 3
*1-10: 19
*10-20: 5
*21-30: 2
*31-40:
*41 and above:

Ajou University (South Korea)

Deadline: November 10, 2011

Field(s): TESOL / Applied ling

Department: Education/TESOL

Rank: Assistant/Open Rank Professor; Full-time, non-tenure track

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3993.html

Additional info: Native or native-like English required

Notes:

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

American University of Sharjah (UAE)

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Field(s): Arabic linguistics (or literature)

Department: Arabic & Translation Studies

Rank: Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3956.html

Additional info: Must have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and be able to teach fluently in English

Notes:

Bar-Ilan University (Israel)

Deadline: Rolling / open until filled (review of applications begins 8/1/11)

Field(s): A "core area" of linguistics, especially phonology or syntax

Department: English

Rank: Open

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2490.html

Notes:

Does anyone know whether this is an internal hire? They advertised it in the middle of summer with only 6 weeks to reply, which makes me wonder if they don't want too many applications.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: December 4, 2011

Field(s): Linguistics (Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics, or related)

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000702146-01/

Notes:

Invitation to interview at MLA (12/19)

Boise State University

Deadline: NOVEMBER 1ST (updated deadline)

Field(s): General Linguistics; ability to teach a range of courses is important, morphology and syntax are a must

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3786.html

Notes: Didn't they hire someone for this position last year? Does anyone know what happened?

She took the job and is in Boise teaching, but now she's leaving for another position.

Contacted for phone interview (11/22) x 2

Anyone know why "she" is leaving for another position?

From the one leaving: an opportunity for the whole family arose elsewhere. It has nothing to do with the job here (in case that's why you asked), which has been great (hope it's allowed for me to say that here). I've been meaning to post something in the "places to love" Wiki.

Invited for campus visit (12/9)

Boston University

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): At least one core area of linguistic theory (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax or semantics) and teaching/research speicalization in an area of Spanish linguistics (interest in Hispanic bilingualism in the US or Spanish in the Americas would be especially welcome)

Department: Romance Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3625.html

Additional info: Native or near-native proficiency required in Spanish and English

Notes: Applied, have not heard anything (Dec 16) R: Candidates have been contacted for LSA interviews.

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

Brandeis University

Deadline: Open until filled

Field(s): Natural Language Processing, Chinese, expertise in Chinese syntax and lexical semantics is especially valuable

Department: Computer Science

Rank: Postdoc/Research Associate

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3960.html

Additional info: Native or near-native level of proficiency in Mandarin Chinese required. See add for necessary technical skills.

Notes:

Brown University

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011

Field(s): Phonology; "Research focus is open, but we especially value phonetically informed programs of research that cross traditional boundaries of topics and methodology and include cross-linguistic components"; "candidates whose research includes computational, developmental, and/or experimental approaches are particularly encouraged to apply"

Department: Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

Rank: Tenure-Track Assitant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3568.html

Applied x2

Notes: Campus Interview Scheduled, according to Psych Wiki http://psychjobsearch.wikidot.com/#toc6

11-22-2011: This can't be right, can it? Campus interviews scheduled before the application deadline?

27 Nov: Agreed. Seems like it must be a mistake.

30 Nov: I wouldn't be too sure; this is happening with another job I'm applying to.

California State U Channel Islands

Deadline: October 24, 2011

Fields: Open

Department: Sociology and Anthropology Program

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Chronicle ad: http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000692826-01

URL for online application and job description: www.csucifacultyjobs.com

Notes: subfield specialization open. Preference is for a candidate with a demonstrated ability to teach courses in at least two subfields of Anthropology, and whose teaching and research has an applied direction within any sub-discipline (archaeology, bioanthropology, cultural anthropology or linguistics).

{C}Applied x 1

Oct 15: no response that online application was received.

Nov 1: Invitations for phone interivews indicated on Cultural and Physical Anthro wikis: Cultural Anthropology 2011-2012 & Physical Anthropology 2011-12

Carleton University

Deadline: November 18, 2011

Field(s): Phonetics and Phonology + Spanish

Department: Linguistics & Spanish

Rank: Two-year term (non-continuing) position at the rank of Instructor 1

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3686.html

Additional info: Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required. This is a teaching position with a load of seven courses per year during Fall, Winter, and possibly Spring terms.

Notes:

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

Carnegie Mellon University, TT position

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): Second language acquisition

Department: Modern Languages

Rank: Open (Tenure-Track)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3423.html

Additional info: Native or near-native proficiency required in one of the department's languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish.

Notes: applied x3; initial skype nterviews took place end-of Nov to early-Dec

applied, no news (as of Dec. 17)

Any campus interview requests? 12/29

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

Carnegie Mellon University, postdoc

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): Second language acquisition (e.g. literacy development, social or cognitive dimensions of second language learning, contexts of second language learning, cultural dimensions of language acquisition, technology-enhanced learning, language assessment)

Department: Modern Languages

Rank: 2 year Mellon Postdoc

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3621.html

Additional info: Native or near-native proficiency required in one of the department's languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish. Notes:

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

Notes: applied x3;

Have not heard anything (Dec 16), (Dec 21), (Dec 28)

Chinese University of Hong Kong (China)

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Field(s): 2 positions: 1) Bilingualism/Language Acquisition & 2) Psycholinguistics

Department: Linguistics and Modern Languages

Rank: Contract appointments for up to three years with possibility of renewal

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?Submissionid=4526521

Notes:

Coastal Carolina University

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2011

Field(s): Linguistics; "Areas of specialization desired include: Sociolinguistics, Linguistics and Literature, and Discourse Studies."

Department: English

Rank: tenure-track Assistant Professor of English

URL: HigherEdJobs.com

Notes: "The department seeks an experienced instructor with the ability to teach courses in their area of specialization as well as the History of English, Modern English Grammar, and first-year composition."

11/17: Invited for phone interview

College of Charleston

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): General linguistics; Spanish

Department: Hispanic Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3513.html

Additional info: "Strong command of Spanish and English required; at least two years of full time teaching experience preferred. Ability to teach Portuguese a plus, but not required."

Notes:

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

College of William and Mary

Deadline: November 21, 2011

Field(s): One or more of the following areas: Syntax, syntax/semantics, morphology, phonology, typology, or field linguistics

Department: English Department's Linguistics Program

Rank: Tenure-Track Asisstant Professor (1 or possibly 2 positions); "We expect one of the positions to be filled at th elevel of advanced assistant professor, requiring the successful candidate to have three years of full-time teaching experience and a record of publication"

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4019.html

Notes:

applied x 16 no automatic response to online submission (Oct 30)

Dec 19: Received (cryptic) email message to join a listserv for the linguistics job search x 10 ...x128, actually. if you follow the link, this is how many addresses are subscribed, leading me to think that this isa glitch in a system set up to send out (optimistically) a mass acknowledgment or (pessimistically) a mass rejection.

12/20: I applied well before the deadline and didn't get yesterday's listserv message (or any other communication from them). x3

12/20: got a more contentful email today stating that they will be contacting phone interview candidates in mid- to late January and that they will be conducted by the end of January. No LSA interviews. (Those who didn't receive this should probably contact the search committee ASAP and make sure they have your materials and/or correct contact info.) x58

Concordia University

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): Formal Semantics

Department: Classics, Modern Languages, and Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3231.html

Notes:

applied x 5

Dublin City University (Ireland)

Deadline: October 7, 2011

Field(s): Computational linguistics: Machine translation

Department: Center for Next Generation Localisation

Rank: Professor or Associate Professor, 5 year appointment

URL:

Notes:

East Carolina University

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): theoretical linguistics; prepared to teach in at least three of the following areas: morphology, phonetics, phonology, semantics, and syntax. Secondary interest in at least one area of applied linguistics and/or sociolinguistics a plus.

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: HigherEdJobs.com

Applied: x3

Notes: skype interview requested 12/7 x2

invited for campus visit 12/19

Eastern Kentucky University

Deadline: January 15, 2012

Field(s): Linguistics/Language Studies

Department: English and Theatre

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://www.Click2Apply.net/yyysrtv

Notes:

George Mason University

Deadline: November 30, 2011

Field(s): Any area of theoretical linguistics with expertise in quantitative research methods

Department: English, Program in Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3569.html

Notes: Work in language acquisition is strongly favored.

Dec 2: Request for LSA interview. x3

Dec 2: Not on the LSA interview list: "we will contact you again if there is any news".

Well, it's at least nice of them to let people know when this is the case. (Agreed!)
Dec 2: Acknowledgment of my application, does not mention LSA.

Georgetown University, Variation/Sociophonetics

Deadline: 15 November, 2011

Field(s): Sociolinguistic variation/sociophonetics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: TT Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3734.html

Notes:

Did anybody get confirmation of receipt of your application?

Yes, for the Variation job, on 11/12.
- Eep. Did you ask for it? (Could it be that both my mailed AND emailed applications got lost?)
No. (Not really possible.)
Yes, on 11/21. (In reply to an email I sent on 11/15 asking for confirmation.)
Interesting, I didn't get any confirmation and I sent my material on Oct 30th. Should I ask for a confirmation?
Probably not necessary (given the 2 different formats requested) unless it makes a big difference to your anxiety levels. I don't think confirmations are being sent consistently except for those who request it - I got an acknowledgement when I emailed about another matter a few weeks after the deadline.
Invited for LSA interview (12/15)

Georgetown University, Sociolinguistics

Deadline: 15 November, 2011

Field(s): Sociolinguistics ("any combination of subfields including but not limited to: analysis of videotaped interaction; computer mediated communication; language and gender, space, politics, religion or identity; intercultural communication; classroom interaction; or macrosociolinguistics (including language policy and planning, bi- and multilingualism, and language endangerment).")

Department: Linguistics

Rank: TT Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3735.html

Notes:

Conf. of receipt via email the day after application was sent (11/10)

Received rejection via email (12/8) x4

Was this rejection received after an interview, or no interview at all?

After no interview.

Interviews with 8 finalists scheduled for LSA or Skype in early Jan.

Harvard University

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Field(s): Syntactic theory (preference given to applicants with strong interest in syntax/semantics interface)

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=89140&SubID=4529141

Notes:

applied x3

12-14: contacted for LSA interview x4

Haverford College

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): General linguistics. The area of research expertise is open but interests in a non-IndoEuropean language, field work, or in a hybrid area of linguistics would be valuable.

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3183.html

Notes:

applied x11

Nov 9: email confirmation and affirmative action survey r'cd via email

Nov 14: email confirmation and affirmative action survey r'cd via email

Nov 30: request for a phone interview x7

Dec 20: invitation for a campus visit (to be held late Jan / early Feb) x3

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Deadline: Review begins on October 15th, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled

Field(s) : Hobart and William Smith Colleges seek candidates for a tenure track position in Language Teaching and Learning, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to teach in an innovative liberal arts based Teacher Education Program.

URL: http://www.hws.edu/offices/hr/employment/fac_2012_Education_TT.aspx

Notes: recieved a letter that my candidacy was not short-listed x4

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

Hofstra University

Deadline: December 2, 2011

Field(s): Hofstra University is seeking to fill an anticipated tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Linguistics with a specialty in Forensic Linguistics.

Department: Comparative Literature & Language; Graduate program in “Linguistics: Forensic Linguistics”

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=92020&SubID=4535610

Notes: applied x3

Invited for campus interview (12/10)

Indiana University, Psych/Brain Sciences

Deadline: October 1, 2011; Corrected at http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3532.html

Field(s): Cognitive sciences; General linguistics; Speech and hearing sciences

Department: Psychological and Brain Sciences

Rank: "Postdoctoral Traineeship"

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3230.html

Notes: Received confirmation and 3 attachments with more information about potential mentors. x3

Dec-13: This had a rather early deadline for a postdoc. Does anyone know when they will make any moves? Will they wait until after the dust has settled a little on faculty searches?

Dec-21: A friend of mine had a phone interview over a week ago.

Indiana University, Linguistics

Deadline: November 30, 2011

Field(s): Quantitative/statistical modeling, experimental design and/or variable data analysis with a strong research program in either phonetics/phonology or semantics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3877.html

Notes:

Nov-23: received acknowledgement and affirmative action survey by email

Dec-13: received acknowledgement and affirmative action survey by mail x3

Iowa State University

Deadline: October 23, 2011

Field(s): Computational linguistics with an emphasis in evaluation of English learners' linguistic production

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3714.html

Notes:

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

Kansas State University, Linguistic anthropology

Deadline: October 15th, 2011 (review begins on this date)

Filed(s): Linguistic Anthropology

Department: Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URLs: http://ksuanth.weebly.com/linguistic-anthropology-position-announcement.html (position)AND http://www.k-state.edu/sasw/ (department)

Additional Info: "Teaching responsibilities include five courses per academic year, including introductory linguistic anthropology each fall and spring semester. Preference will be given to candidates who can effectively educate students in all aspects of linguistics from a broad anthropological perspective."

Notes:

Also posted at Linguistic Anthropology 2011-12

Updates from Linguistic Anthropology page:

  • 10/26 application receipt confirmed via email (x2)
  • Skype interviews next week (11/2) (x3)
  • Received affirmative action survey (no interview request) (11/4)

Kansas State University, Spanish

Deadline: November 1, 2011 (review begins on this date & will continue until filled)

Filed(s): Spanish usage-based linguistics, applied linguistics, or second language acquisition

Department: Modern Languages

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3685.html

Additional Info: Teaching load is 5 courses per year.

Notes: request for more materials and receipt of invitation to MLA interview 12/14

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012 & Spanish 2011-2012.

Kyushu University (Japan)

Deadline: October 25, 2011

Field(s): English linguistics

Department: Faculty of Humanities

Rank: Visiting lecturer, "term limited"

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3535.html

Notes:

Lander University

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Fields: Apllied linguistics or a closely related field; specialization in TESOL

Department: English and Foreign Languages

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Chronicle ad: forthcoming

URL for job description: (forthcoming; will be located here)

Notes: Evidence of successful university-level teaching experience and an interest and knowledge to develop an intensive language program and coordinate all elements of the program.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Deadline: December 2, 2011

Field(s): Cognitive science and cognitive neurosciecne or computational cognition and neuroscience

Department: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3712.html

Notes:

McGill University

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): Phonology

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3372.html

Additional info: Canadian candidates given preference; knowledge of French is a plus.

Notes:

22 Nov -- received request for phone interview x 2

2 Dec -- "your application is no longer being actively considered for the position" x5

16 Dec -- invitation for campus visit

Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada)

Deadline: October 28, 2011

Field(s): Second language acquisition + the ability to teach French as a second language as well as a range of courses in phonology, morphology, and SLA

Department: French & Spanish / Linguistics (joint appointment)

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3725.html

Additional info: Must be able to teach in both English and French.

Notes:

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.


Metropolitan State College of Denver

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Field(s): General linguistics "Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate English majors and linguistics majors and minors (day, evening, and weekend as needed), including History of English, Introduction to Linguistics, and Semantics"

Department: English

Rank: Open

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4373.html

Notes:

Applied x 3

Michigan State University, Teacher Education

Deadline: Review begins November 1, 2011 and continues until position is filled

Field(s): Second language education, with an emphasis on Chinese, teacher education, and Chinese language and culture

Department: Teacher Education, College of Ed

Rank: "Tenure stream position" (asst vs. assoc not specified in ad)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3710.html

Notes:

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

Michigan State University, Psycholinguistics

Deadline: Review begins December 31st, 2011 and continues until position is filled

Field(s): Ph.D. in Linguistics, Psychology, or a closely related field (required by time of appointment, Aug. 16th, 2012). Research interests relevence to phonology, syntax, formal semantics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics or neurolinguistics. Research crosslinguistic in nature especially welcome.

Department: Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African
Languages

Rank: Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4841.html

Notes:

Applied (x2)

Michigan State University, Romance & Classical Studies

Deadline: November 17, 2011

Field(s): Language Instruction in French (one position) and Spanish (second position)

Department: Romance and Classical Studies

Rank: Assistant Director of Language Instruction in French/Spanish

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3724.html

Notes:

Morehead State University (KY)

Deadline: January 23, 2012

Field(s): Expertise in either semantics or sociolinguistics; Desired Qualifications: Ability to teach History of English, knowledge of Old English.

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Asisstant Professor

URL: HigherEdJobs.com

Notes:

National University of Singapore

Deadline: December 31, 2011

Field(s): Cognitive linguistics or sociolinguistics

Department: English Language and Literature

Rank: Tenure-Track Asisstant or Associate Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4008.html

Notes:

New Mexico State University

Deadline: October 31, 2011 (open until filled)

Field(s): Spanish as a heritage language

Department: Languages and Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3557.html

Notes:

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

Northern Illinois University

Deadline: November 28, 2011

Field(s): Spanish Applied Linguistics & Teacher Certification

Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3996.html

Notes: applied x1, invitation for campus visit in January (Dec 15) Q: When were preliminary interviews held? R: I don't think they had any. The first contact I had from them was an invitation for a campus visit.

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012 & Spanish 2011-2012.

Northwestern University, Organizational communication

Deadline: October 1, 2011

Field(s): Organizational communication

Department: Communication Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (or, in exceptional cases, Associate)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3412.html

Notes:

Cross-posted at Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012.

Northwestern University, Media, technology & society

Deadline: November 1, 2011 (review begins on this date)

Field(s): Media, technology, and society (2 positions); "Candidates should have an interest in health communication and/or in media industries and institutions. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: health care organizations and networks; health applications of communication technology; digital media uses; traditional and new media organizations; media arts and culture; entertainment and gaming; media and democracy; media and policy formation; and political communication."

Department: Communication Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (both positions)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3874.html

Notes:

Cross-posted at Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012.

The Ohio State University, computational

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Field(s): Computational Linguistics/Statistical Modelling and Machine Learning

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3313.html

Notes:

The Ohio State University, English

Deadline: review begins November 1, 2011, open until filled

Field(s): Sociolinguistics/Historical Linguistics (history of English/English dialects)

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3629.html

Notes:

Q: Does anyone know what the "teaching transcript" is that the listing refers to as part of the application? <-- Nevermind, someone answered it on the medievalist page: a list of all courses taught with description. (10/18)

Also posted at Medieval Literature 2012

Variationist List, 10/07 "We're looking for a sociolinguistically- and/or historically-minded assistant professor for our linguistics program. The field is open, but we seek someone who can teach descriptive English grammar, general linguistics, and the history of English from its beginnings through to contemporary dialects around the world. (The reference below to history of English refers more to teaching requirements than research specialization.) We’re especially interested in candidates with expertise in American dialects."

11/10: Received request for writing sample [x3]

11/30: Received request for Skype interview [x2] <-- Q: Are these in lieu of the LSA/MLA interviews mentioned in the job ad? (i.e. are those of you who got this request going to be at the LSA/MLA?)

12/9: Yes, skype interviews are in lieu of conference interviews.

12/13: This is Galey Modan from the search committee. After having conducted skype interviews, we've chosen 3 candidates for campus visits in January. Thanks to everyone who applied; it was a very strong group of applications, and a very tough decision.

Providence University (Taiwan)

Deadline: October 16, 2011

Start date: February 1, 2012

Field(s): Linguistics & Literature

Department: English Language, Literature and Linguistics

Rank: Assistant Professor or above

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3723.html

Notes:

Purdue University

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): Spanish linguistics, general/theoretical linguistics

Department: Spanish

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3429.html

Additional info: Native-like fluency in Spanish and English required.

Notes:

Phone interviews have been held.

Campus visits being scheduled throughout the month of January.

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

Rhodes University (South Africa)

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): Phonetics & phonology

Department: English Language and Linguistics

Rank: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3889.html

Notes:

11/9/11: received email saying they have a shortlist, but are mandated to re-advertise because no black South Africans applied

Rochester Institute of Technology

Deadline: November 1, 2011 Moved to Dec 1, 2011

Field(s): Internet Linguistics or related field of intersection between Linguistics and Digital Humanities.

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: HigherEdJobs.com

Additional Info: "The successful applicant will be a teacher and scholar of new media language forms and computer-mediated communication. These will be examined from one or more disciplinary lenses within linguistics, including but not limited to formal structural, stylistic, sociolinguistic, educational, applied, computational, or global perspectives. Preference will be given to candidates who approach the interaction between human language and technology with methodologies that engage social, cultural, and disciplinary dimensions to communication. "

Notes:

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012.

Nov-30: Contacted regarding missing document in application

Dec-19: Request for MLA or Skype interview x2

Rutgers University

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): Second language acquisition and/or bilingualism related to the languages of the Ibero-American world

Department: Spanish and Portuguese

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3811.html

Notes: Dec 30: rejected

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012 & Spanish 2011-2012.

Simon Fraser University

Deadline: January 11, 2012

Field(s): Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in the core areas of phonology or syntax; the ability to combine one of these fields with language acquisition or processing would be an asset.

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=91462&SubID=4534609

Notes:

applied x 4

Request for letters of recommendation 11/30

invited for LSA interview 12/20 x3

12/21 - received immediate email reply to application email: "Please note, at this point, we are only requesting names of referees. Please do not have letters sent until references are requested." x2

Syracuse University

Deadline: December 1, 2011 "for priority consideration" (but December 15, 2011 is the deadline)

Field(s): One or more of the following areas of theoretical linguistics: syntax, morphology, phonology, as well as the phonology-morphology and morphology-syntax interfaces. Interest in formal semantcis and pragmatics highly desirable"

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4032.html

Notes:

Applied x8

Heard rumor that they intend to hire internal candidate John Nissenbaum

Doesn't he already have a tt position? According to their website, he does, Asst. Prof since 2010

Contacted for Skype interview (12/23) x4

Contacted for Skype interview (12/26) x2

Truman State University

Deadline: November 7, 2011

Field(s): Phonology and/or syntax

Department: English & Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3923.html

Notes:

invited for phone interview 11/17

search cancelled 12/14 x2

where is this "search cancelled" info from? i interviewed and haven't received any notice of that yet... 12/15

I also interviewed and got notice that they cancelled it by phone. 12/15

12/20: rejection email combined with cancellation message x2

Universitaet Göttingen (Germany)

Deadline: October 12, 2011

Field(s): Romance linguistics; research on historical/theoretical linguistics in at least two different romance languages

Department: Romance Philology

Rank: Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3511.html

Notes:

Université du Québec à Montréal, Phonology

Deadline: 15 January 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Field(s): Phonology

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Assistant professor

URL: http://www.rhu.uqam.ca/AffichageProfs/21406580.htm

Notes:

Optional additional info to include: French-medium university. Candidate must be able to teach in French and function in a French-speaking environment.

Université du Québec à Montréal, Pragmatics

Deadline: 15 January 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Field(s): Pragmatics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Assistant professor

URL: http://www.rhu.uqam.ca/AffichageProfs/21406578.htm

Notes:

Optional additional info to include: French-medium university. Candidate must be able to teach in French and function in a French-speaking environment. Semantics and/or discourse analysis or similar related field also required.

University of Aberdeen (UK), Phonetics/Phonology

Deadline: 19 October 2011

Field: Phonetics and/or Phonology

Departments: School of Language and Literature

Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

URL:

Additional info: "The School of Language & Literature is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Linguistics in the area of Phonetics and/or Phonology. Applicants should have a research record commensurate with the current stage of their career trajectory, along with firm plans for a high-scoring submission to the forthcoming Research Excellence Framework.

As well as carrying out teaching, research and administrative duties as appropriate, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in our Masters degrees (M.Litt) in English Linguistics for Advanced Teachers of English (ELATE) and to undertake doctoral supervision. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Phonetics and/or Phonology or a related area, and will have experience of teaching linguistics. The ability to organise and develop research, and to work independently and as part of a team is an essential requirement of this post.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Patrick Crotty, Head of School - tel: 01224 272 562 orp.j.crotty@abdn.ac.uk.

Notes:

This was added here long after the deadline. Does anyone have a URL for the official announcement?

The original announcement seems to be down. I added it because I was hoping someone on here had some intel, but I got a rejection email today. (x2)

University of Alaska Anchorage, Anthropological Linguistics

Deadline: 1 December 2011

Field: Anthropological Linguistics

Departments: English and Anthropology (joint position)

Rank: Tenure-track assistant professor

URL: http://jobs.chronicle.com/jobs/0000699706-01

Additional info: "We seek someone with a record of ethnographic fieldwork, broadly defined" and "a record of or commitment to research involving indigenous peoples". Geographical area open, preference for circumpolar or northern Pacific Rim regions. 3/3 teaching load.

Notes:

Also posted in Linguistic Anthropology 2011-12

University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), The language blueprint

{C}Deadline: September 1, 2011

Field(s): Open/General Linguistics (related to "the universal properties of language"; "The Language Blueprint")

Department: Project called "The Language Blueprint"; appointment made via Department of Language and Literature or Department of Dutch

Rank: 2 year position at the rank of Assistant Professor (may be extended by an additional 3 years)

URL: http://www.uva.nl/vacatures/vacatures.cfm/1F19D324-12CE-4B69-9FD53F8AA06937E7

Notes:

  • Confirmation via email that materials were recieved; Aug 25

University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), Germanic linguistics

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Field(s): Germanic linguistics; brain and cognition

Department: Project called "The Language Blueprint"; appointment made via Department of Language and Literature or Department of Dutch

Rank: Associate Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3377.html

Additional info: Must be fluent in Dutch and English, or achieve fluency within 2 years (additional fluency in a Scandinavian language is desired)

Notes:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Deadline: Screening of applications will begin November 18, 2011.

Field(s): General or English Linguistics

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: HigherEdJobs.com

Additional Info: "The candidate will be expected to teach such courses as Introduction to Linguistics, Grammatical Analysis, History of the English Language, and to develop the Department's Linguistics Minor. Desired secondary emphases include Medieval Literature (including the Anglo-Saxon period), World Literature, and the digital humanities. Familiarity with the issues related to English-Secondary Education would also be beneficial."

Also posted at Medieval 2012

Notes:

applied x3


No news since confirmation that materials had been received (today: Dec. 23)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Deadline: January 16, 2012.

Field(s): Phonology. Applicants with research expertise in linguistic fieldwork on less well-studied languages, especially indigenous languages of the Americas or languages of Asia or Africa, are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4907.html

Additional info: Position is to begin July 1, 2012. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field and are expected to demonstrate a record of or potential for high-quality research and teaching of a variety of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching (including graduate supervision), and service. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Notes: Members of the search committee will be attending the LSA Annual Meeting on January 5-8, 2012, and will be available to hold preliminary interviews. Prospective applicants who expect to be at the conference are encouraged to contact the search committee (lingsec@interchange.ubc.ca, with "Phonology Search" in the subject line) to set up an interview or informal consultation.

University of California, Berkeley

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): General Linguistics, Syntax (with pref. to strong language area specialization or expertise in an allied field such as formal semantics, typology or corpus linguistics.)

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3536.html

Additional info: Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley has been authorized to make an appointment in syntax at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track). Salary will be commensurate with experience; the Ph.D. is required by July 1, 2012, the starting date of the appointment. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate advising and teaching (four courses per year, in syntax and other areas of linguistics), supervision of student research, and development of a successful and original research program.

Note:

applied: x4

4 Nov: received email notification of receipt of application

7 Nov: received email request to fill out Affirmative Action Survey

17 Dec: received email request for LSA interview x2

12/20: received rejection email x4

University of California, Los Angeles

Deadline: March 1, 2012 (rolling applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Field(s): Teach courses in L2 language education, ESL teaching practicum, and the teaching of L2 reading or writing

Department: Applied Linguistics

Rank: Lecturer

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3534.html

Notes:

> Cross-posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

University of California, Santa Barbara

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): Candidates' research should be based on a functionally oriented, empirically grounded approach to discourse and grammar, addressing the ways that language use shapes linguistic structure, and making significant theoretical contributions to the question of why languages are as they are. Candidates will be preferred whose research addresses the multidimensional nature of functional explanation, integrating insights from among the following areas: cross-linguistic and typological approaches to functional explanation for grammar; semantic and pragmatic motivations for grammar; historical change, evolution, and grammaticization; interactional functions and sociolinguistic variation of grammar; cognitive processing of grammar; use of innovative methodologies, such as current techniques for corpus-based quantitative and qualitative analysis; work with understudied language(s).

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000692263-01/

Notes

Invited for LSA/Skype interview (could you tell us when you were contacted?) x2

(contacted for interview by phone 12/13)

University of Colorado, Boulder

Deadline: Open until filled

Field(s): Natural Language Generation (1 position) and Computational Semantic (2nd position)

Department: Computational Language and Education Research Center

Rank: Research Scientist (2 positions)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3992.html

Notes:


University of Connecticut

Deadline: December 16

Field(s): Semantics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Assistant Professor

URL:http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4619.html

Notes:

Applied x 2

University of Florida

Deadline: November 30, 2011

Field(s): Second language acquisition / TESOL

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3816.html

Notes:

Looks like they are holding skype interviews on 12/12 and 12/13. Has anyone been contacted?

I haven't

Heard through the grapevine that they conducted interviews with 5 candidates 12/29

University of Georgia

Deadline: November 21, 2011

Field(s): Spanish linguistics; "primary research and teaching interest in Spanish phonetics and phonology; experience in another area of Spanish linguistics and/or a second Romance language highly desirable."

Department: Romance Languages

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3921.html

Additional info: Native/near-native proficiency in Spanish and English required.

Notes:

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

University of Hawaii (SLA)

Deadline: December 31, 2011

Field(s): Second Language Acquisition

Department: Second Language Studies

Rank: Assistant Professor

URL: http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/sls/?page_id=1590

Additional info:

Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language acquisition, two positions (position numbers 82418 and 82462), University of Hawai’i at Manoa College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track. The Department of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD in Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. The University of Hawai’i is a Carnegie “very high research activity university” with a strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The University supports interdisciplinary initiatives within and across departments and colleges and places high value on extramural funding.

Duties and responsibilities: The Department seeks to hire two faculty members at the assistant professor level in the area of second language acquisition to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of SLA, with opportunities to teach in other areas of the Department’s curriculum as appropriate.

Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas:

  • acquisition of SL phonology
  • bilingualism in social and cognitive contexts
  • cognitive, sociocultural, neurological and ecological perspectives in SL learning
  • heritage language learners
  • identity and SLA
  • individual differences in SLA
  • instructed SLA
  • multilingual literacy development
  • technology and SLA
  • young learners.

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in second language studies, applied linguistics, or closely related field by August 2012. Demonstrated ability to carry out research in the applicant’s major areas of specialization, as evidenced by publication.

Annual 9-month salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement (including a list of courses taught), sample publications, and a summary of teaching evaluations. In addition, letters of reference should be submitted directly by three recommenders. All application materials should be sent as email attachments to: slschair@hawaii.edu. Please do not specify position number; application for one implies application for both.

Notes:

Applied: (x1)

University of Hong Kong (China), General + description/evolution/historical

Deadline: October 30, 2011

Field(s): General Linguistics with specialization in either language documentation/description (including phonetic description); evolution of language; or historical linguistics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: 3 year fixed term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with possibility of renewal/tenure

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3029.html

Notes:

University of Hong Kong (China), General

Deadline: October 30, 2011

Field(s): General Linguistics (no limits on specialization)

Department: Linguistics

Rank: 3 year fixed term appointment at the rank of Full Professor with possibility of renewal/tenure

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3030.html

Notes:

University of Idaho

Deadline: Review begins November 1, 2011

Field(s): TESOL

Department: English

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3813.html

Notes: I was asked to submit additional materials (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) almost a month ago. Does anyone know if they conducted the phone interviews? (12/29)

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Field(s): Second Language Acquisition with specialization in psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, or cognitive neuroscience of language

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3624.html

Notes:

applied x4

12/27: Any updates on this one?

Haven't heard anything from here yet. (x1)

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

University of Iowa

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): Hispanic linguistics with specialization in second language acquisition and phonology

Department: Spanish and Portuguese

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3891.html

Additional info: Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required

Notes: applied x1, have not heard anything (Dec 16) R: Interviews held during week of December 12.

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012 & Spanish 2011-2012

University of Kansas, SLA

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Field(s): Second Language Acquisition/Bilingualism

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3617.html

Notes: applied x6

Received an email saying that they are planning to hold phone interviews on 12/19 and (possibly) 12/20

12/14: Received phone interview request (x6)

12/22: Had phone interview on 12/19. They said they would be contacting candidates for campus interviews later in the week. No word yet either way.

12/26: Received notice that I didn't make the shortlist

12/26: No email received yet

12/27: Received an email stating that I am on the alternate list for a campus interview x3

Does this list even mean anything? Who would consider alternates if there are already 3 highly-qualified candidates in the short list?

A: Sometimes candidates look a lot less interesting and impressive once you get them on campus in person. Or, if the candidate is so highly-qualified, they might get multiple offers and turn a few down.

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

University of Kansas, Syntax

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Field(s): Syntax and expertise in a related area such as fieldwork, morphology, or semantics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3617.html

Notes:

applied x4

19 Dec: received email saying they are now reviewing apps, and they hope to contact people for phone interviews by 1/13 (for interviews in the 3rd week of January) x4

details from the email received 12/19: "They hope to hold phone interviews with 9-12 candidates during the third week of January 2012. If the committee would like to schedule a phone interview with you, hopefully you will be contacted no later than Friday January 13th."

University of Konstanz (Germany), Phonetics

Deadline: September 16, 2011

Field(s): Phonetics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Full Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2836.html

Notes:

University of Konstanz (Germany), Romance linguistics

Deadline: September 16, 2011

Field(s): Romance Linguistics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Full Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2837.html

Additional info: Must be fluent in Dutch and English, or achieve fluency within 2 years (additional fluency in a Scandinavian language is desired)

Notes:

University of Manchester (UK) - General Linguistics

Deadline: January 13, 2012

Field(s): General Linguistics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=92462&SubID=4536545

Additional Info: Candidates with a research specialism in any area of Linguistics are encouraged to apply. A specialism in psycholinguistics and/or child language acquisition may be an advantage.

Notes:

This is a permanent position: unlike in the US, tenure is confirmed upon a satisfactory third-year review. The search is truly open and applications from all subfields are welcomed. The salary scale can accommodate those already having several years of junior faculty experience, and a portfolio of 4 top publications or expected publications between 2008-2013 (for REF submission) is likely to be looked on favorably. Average teaching load is 2:2 with 11-12 teaching weeks per semester.

University of Manchester (UK) - English Linguistics

Deadline: January 13, 2012

Field(s): English Linguistics

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=92461&SubID=4536544

Additional Info: Candidates with a research specialism in any area of English Linguistics are encouraged to apply. A specialism in historical linguistics, child language acquisition, psycholinguistics, or corpus-based and quantitative methods of data analysis may be an advantage.

Notes:

This search is for THREE permanent faculty members all in English Linguistics (broadly defined). Same conditions as above. Candidates may apply for both the English and General positions. There will probably be a (university-level) objective minimum requirement of 2 publications (incl. co-authored) for shortlisting.

applied x1 application received but no news

University of Manchester (UK) - History of English

Deadline: December 2, 2011

Field(s): English Language; History of English

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Lecturer Feb 2012- Jan 2017

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=92420&SubID=4536463

Additional Info: Expected to teach such course units as Historical Linguistics, History of English, Middle English, Introduction to English Grammar, World Englishes and Attitudes to Language (i.e. the history of grammar-writing and prescriptive attitudes to English), at both UG (undergraduate) and PGT ("post-graduate taught," i.e. MA) level. The ability to be involved in the delivery of study skills sessions and to teach in the area of corpus linguistics will be an advantage.

Notes:

12/12 - Campus visits have taken place.

12/13 - Offer accepted by George Walkden.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2011

Field(s): Theoretical linguist with a specialization in language acquisition

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3924.html

Additional Info: "The position will involve advising and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as participating in initiatives to enrich the offerings of Commonwealth Honors College."

Notes: applied x5

Haven't heard anything (Dec 16) x2 (Dec 21) x2 (Dec 26)

University of Michigan, Linguistics

Deadline: Review of dossiers will begin on November 1, 2011; applications received after November 1 may not receive full consideration.

Field(s): Theoretical / experimental / computational linguistics

Department: Department of Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL(s): http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000695728-01/

Additional Info: "We seek outstanding applicants who employ experimental and/or computational methods in investigating phonological, phonetic, morphological, syntactic, or semantic theory, or some combination of these."

Notes: Has anyone heard anything?

Dec 2: Not yet.

Dec 2: received request for long-list LSA interview x4

Dec 8: received acknowledgement of receipt and affirmative action survey. I guess they just wanted to tease those of us who didn't get asked for LSA interviews? (x8)

Dec. 19: received e-mail saying I'm not on first-round interview list, but my name is still of serious interest...any ideas what this is supposed to mean?

I'm guessing that means they might interview you if they don't like what they get after LSA

Yes, I'd second that. Sounds like you're an alternate. Nice of them to say something, rather than leaving you in the lurch, as they do to most alternates.

12/20 In the lurch x1

Dec 21: received email saying I'm no longer under consideration for the position x3

University of Michigan, Romance Languages & Literatures

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): Spanish Sociolinguistics with expertise in one of the following: "sociolinguistics of U.S. Spanish, sociolinguistics of Caribbean Spanish, linguistic variation in the Iberian Peninsula, linguistic variation in New World Spanish, language contact in the Spanish-speaking world, social aspects of bilingualism, sociophonetics, language ideology. A secondary interest in contemporary phonological theory would be an asset."

Department: Romance Languages & Literatures

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL(s): http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3652.html

Additional Info: Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English.

Notes:

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012

University of Montana

Deadline: October 1, 2011 (open until filled)

Field(s): Japanese Language and Literature ("social linguistics" also mentioned)

Department: Japanese

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3579.html

Additional info: Must have near-native fluency in Japanese and English.

Notes: had a phone interview on 11/15 x 1

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Field(s): Spanish applied linguistics with expertise in second language acquisition or computer-assisted language teaching

Department: Modern Languages and Literatures

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3430.html

Additional info: Must have near-native fluency in Spanish and English

Notes: Dec 6: request for phone interview

Cross-posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012; Spanish 2011-2012.

University of New England (Australia), Lecturer

Deadline: September 26, 2011

Field(s): Applied linguistics, general linguistics, or another relevant discipline; Ability to teach or supervise in one or more of the following areas would be an advantage: first language acquisition, second language acquisition, quantitative methods in applied linguistics.

Department: School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences

Rank: Lecturer (Australian definition)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3620.html

Notes:

10/24: Anyone heard anything back from this? The confirmation email said "Shortlisting normally occurs within four weeks of the position's closing date", which would be about now.

University of New England (Australia), Senior Lecturer

Deadline: September 26, 2011

Field(s): Applied linguistics, general linguistics, or another relevant discipline; Ability to teach or supervise in one or more of the following areas would be an advantage: first language acquisition, second language acquisition, quantitative methods in applied linguistics.

Department: School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences

Rank: Senior Lecturer (Australian definition)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3619.html

Notes:

University of New Hampshire

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): Either sociolinguistics + phonology or TESOL; ability to teach lower division general linguistics courses

Department: English (though position is described as Assistant Professor of Linguistics)

Rank: "full-time benefits-eligible Assistant Professor"

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3628.html

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

Notes:

applied x6

12/7 Received email invitation for interview at LSA or on Skypex2

12/14 Received rejection email x3

(Being rejected in the third person really isn't pleasant: "The hiring department has carefully reviewed applications for the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN LINGUISTICS position, job order number 0900793, in the UCENGL-COLA English department. They have determined that other candidates are a better match based on job requirements and department needs. ") x2

Those of us who read the wiki were already rejected in the third person. I'd say getting rejection letters out within a week of scheduling interviews is better than most. At least they didn't send out affirmative action cards this late.

I didn't even get a rejection email (or an interview invitation). Anyone else? (12/15) x5

Seems like it could be good (maybe you're on a long list of potential candidates) or bad (are you sure all of your materials made it in on time?).

University of New Mexico

Deadline: December 01, 2011

Field(s): Hispanic Linguistics; discourse analysis, functional syntax

Department: Spanish - Portuguese / Linguistics

Rank: Open rank

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=91580&SubID=4534872

Notes: teach discourse analysis, functional syntax, spa functional syntax

12/05: request for phone interview x5

12/16: invitation for campus visit

Also posted at Spanish 2011-2012.

University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Field(s): English Linguistics (possible specializations: second language acquisition, psycholinguistics of language acquisition, bilingualism, or cognitive linguistics)

Department: English Institute

Rank: Non-tenurable 4 year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (may be renewed once for a maximum of 8 years)

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2352.html

Notes:

would not accept ABD

University Paris Diderot (France)

Deadline: October 27, 2011

Field(s): Morphology, syntax, quantitative/psycholinguistic methods

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Associate Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3966.html

Additional info: Must defend PhD by 12/13/11 and be registered on the French CNU qualification list by 10/27/11

Notes:

12/19: Anyone else planning on applying for this? The instructions for what we need to send to the "rapporteurs" this week seem rather cryptic for outsiders ...

University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 3, 2011 (but rolling until position is filled)

Field(s): Educational Linguistics

Department: Graduate School of Education

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/positions

Notes:

They asked for contact info for references in the letter, but mine haven't been contacted yet - are they only requesting references for short-listed candidates?

A: that's usually how it works, yes.

Dec 6: have not heard anything / me neither (Dec 8) / me neither (Dec 11)/me neither (Dec. 12)/me neither (Dec. 16)/me neither (Dec. 21)

Dec 27: Got my rejection-w/o-interview letter today. Sigh./So sorry! I guess I need to go check my mailbox.

Dec 29: rejection letter received (138 candidates, very strong profiles, yadayadayada).

138 candiates.. not too bad.. I was expecting more.

Cross-posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012

University of the Ryukyus (Japan)

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Field(s): General Linguistics / English Linguistics

Department: English Language and Culture

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3687.html

Notes:


would not accept ABD

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012.

University of South Carolina, Columbia - Cognitive Science

Deadline: October 1, 2011

Field(s): 3 positions in Cognitive Science with open expertise (i.e. speciality can be language, doesn't have to be)

Department: Psychology

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2942.html

Notes:

University of South Carolina, Columbia - Linguistic Anthropology

Deadline: October 3, 2011

Field(s): Linguistic Anthropology, preference given to foci on language and inequality in institutional settings; globalization and diasporic studies; and language, gender, and sexuality.

Department: Anthropology

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://www.cas.sc.edu/anth/employment.html

Notes:

  • Also posted at Linguistic Anthropology 2011-12
  • Received email confirmation that materials were received (10/4) x1
  • Received Equal Opportunity paperwork & written confirmation that materials were received (10/8) x2
  • Received rejection letter in November.

University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Deadline: November 18, 2011

Field(s): Theoretical linguistics with a specialization in phonology; competence in empirical and experimental methods desirable

Department: Linguistics

Rank: W3 Professorship

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3922.html

Notes:

University of Texas, Austin (indigenous languages)

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): Indigenous languages of Latin America, with preference for those working in the highland Andes

Department: Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, in collaboration with Linguistics & Spanish and Portuguese

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, with preference for advanced assistant profs

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3460.html

Notes:

Any news on this position yet? I haven't heard anything (not even a receipt of application). 12/4

applied: 3

12/7: Received request for sample publication & reference letters x2

11/15: I was told to mail all application materials with initial submission.

Has anyone received some acknowledgment of receipt of application? I have received absolutely no communication from them (but did send publications, etc. with original app.). (12/29).

University of Texas, Austin (neurolinguistics)

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Field(s): Neurolinguistics; "how language is processed, represented, learned, and/or understood; particularly desired are candidates who have used neuroimaging techniques

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3787.html

Notes:

12/14: No word yet. Has anyone heard anything?

12/22: No word. Not even an application acknowledgment. (x2)

12/27: I submitted my application materials 2 months ago and haven't heard a peep. Is this search still going on? Or did something happen?

University of Texas, Dallas

Deadline: January 1, 2012

Field(s): Bilingual communication processes, development or disorders

Department: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Rank: Tenure-Track, open rank

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3991.html

Notes:

University of Texas, San Antonio

Deadline: October 17, 2011

Field(s): Bicultural-bilingual studies; biliteracy/literacy within Latino/a communities; knowledge of bilingual education, language minority education, cultural pluralism, linguistic diversity, bilingualism, classroom-based research, or other related areas

Department: Ethnic Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor

URL: http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000696336-01

Notes:

University of Waterloo (Canada)

Deadline: November 30, 2011

Field(s): German, specialization in applied linguistics with a focus on multilingualism

Department: Gemanic and Slavic Studies

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4000.html

Notes:

University of Western Ontario (Canada)

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Field(s): Spanish Applied Linguistics with specialization in phonology/phonetics applied to bilingualism, second language acquisition or language contact

Department: Modern Languages and Literatures

Rank: "Probationary" Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3999.html

Notes: applied x2

Also posted at TESOL / Applied Linguistics 2012 & Spanish 2011-2012.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Field(s): Phonology

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?JobID=91860&SubID=4535306

Notes: applied x6

University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Deadline: August 25, 2011

Field(s): Psycholinguistics with a research interest in semantics (research on African languages and/or bilingualism is a plus)

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Associate Lecturer, 3 year "developmental position"

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3257.html

Additional info: PhD not required - they are looking for someone with an MA in linguistics with the expectation that the PhD will be completed during the three year period of the position.

Notes:

University of York (UK)

Deadline: October 24, 2011

Field(s): Open

Department: Language and Linguistic Science

Rank: Reader

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3842.html

Notes:


applie x1 - no news (Dec 8)

Yale University

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Field(s): Phonology

Department: Linguistics

Rank: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

URL: http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-4658.html

Notes: The requirements for the PhD must be completed by the start of the appointment (July 1, 2012)

Applied x4

Dec 20: Contacted for LSA interview