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Page for Academic Positions in Linguistics posted during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.

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Campus Interviews[]

LSA/Phone/Skype Interviews[]

11/24: UCSB (Language & Cognition / Psycholinguistics) is doing Zoom interviews now.

Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2021/2022 Deadlines[]

Syracuse University. Assistant Professor of Linguistics (Morphology; Semantics). Deadline: December 15, 2021.

Harvard University. Tenure-Track Professor of Linguistics (Syntax). Deadline: November 13th, 2021.

The University of Chicago: The Oriental Institute. Professorship in Sumerology. Deadline: December 20, 2021.

University of San Francisco. Assistant Professor, 2 positions. Renewable Term, (1) Rhetoric and Composition and (2) Rhetoric and Public Speaking/Oral Communication. Deadline: November 30, 2021.

Pennsylvania State University: Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and the Global South

Assistant Professor position (tenure-track), comparative approaches to the literatures and cultures of the Global South. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021. Apply online at

Baruch College, City University of New York (New York, NY): Tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus in Theoretical/Computational Linguistics Linguistics. Possible areas of specialization include general theoretical linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonology, historical linguistics) and/or computational linguistics. Deadline: 23 December, 2021.

California State University, San Bernadino. Assistant Professor (specialization: discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, TESL methods, or second language writing). Deadline: 1 October 2021. Notified that application has moved to the next step of the recruitment process and references will be contacted [10/08/21]

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Assistant or Associate Professor (specialization in sociolinguistics and TESL, active in the areas of sociolinguistics, multilingualism, and/or Indigenous/minority languages/dialects in the U.S.). Deadline: November 15, 2021. Update: References requested [11/22].

The Ohio State University. Assistant Professor (specialization: semantics, pragmatics, with secondary specialization in in a related subfield, such as morphosyntax, philosophy of language, sociolinguistics, or psycholinguistics). Deadline: Review of applications begins 15 November 2021.

University of British Columbia. Assistant Professor (History of English with a focus on Global/World Englishes). Deadline: 1 October 2021. UPDATE: Notified that application had made the "long list" and arranged for a short Zoom interview [2 November 2021].

University of Hong Kong. Assistant Professor (English Language & Linguistics). Deadline: 31 October 2021.

University of Miami. Assistant/Associate Professor (Anthropological Linguistics & Data Science). Deadline: 31 October 2021.

Stanford University. Open rank position in Sociolinguistics. Deadline: October 31, 2021.

University of Michigan. Assistant or Associate Professor in Linguistics (focus on social justice and anti-racism). Deadline: October 31, 2021.

University of Wisconsin, Madison. Assistant Professor of Psychology (Computational Approaches to Language). Deadline: November 1 2021.

University of California Santa Barbara. Assistant Professor of Language and Cognition. Deadline: November 8th, 2021.

San José State University. Assistant Professor in Syntax/Semantics. Deadline: December 1st, 2021.

University of Georgia. Assistant Professor. Language Acquisition/Experimental Linguistics/Psycholinguistics. Deadline: December 1st, 2021.

Northwestern University. Assistant Professor in Linguistics. Open field. Deadline: January 10th, 2022.

University of Delaware. Assistant Professor in Neurolinguistics/Psycholinguistics. Deadline: November 22nd, 2021.

Johns Hopkins University. Two tenure-track / tenured faculty members in the area of psycholinguistics, broadly construed, including language processing, language learning, language deficits, using behavioral, neurobiological, or computational approaches.  One of the appointments will be at the Assistant Professor level (, the other will be open-rank ( Deadline: December 1st, 2021.

Word on the Street[]

Has anyone heard from University of South Carolina (Assistant Professor of Creole Language Studies)?

Has anyone heard from San Bernadino after 10/08? --> Also heard from them for letters 10/08 but nothing after. -> same! --> Received a call on 11/19 to schedule long list interview.

Has anyone heard from UBC? Interview requests for long listed candidates have gone out [11/02].

Have not heard from Michigan myself, but a colleague has, so I think long list interview requests have gone out.

Has anyone heard from USC ? (AP of Phonology, Deadline : Oct 31 2021) --> nope; letters were requested from reccommenders around 11/10, but unsure if that's standard for everyone or if that indicates any kind of internal list-making...