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Page for Academic Positions in Linguistics posted during the 2023-2024 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2024.

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See also: Applied Linguistics/TESOL 2023-2024 and Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2023-2024


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Offers[]

Princeton University (General Linguistics): 03/29 - Official offer has been received (https://nicholasrolle.com/)

San Diego State (Syntax/Semantics): offer made and accepted (https://kylejerro.wordpress.com/)

university of Georgia (phonology): offer made and accepted (https://as.nyu.edu/departments/linguistics/news/spring-2024-news/congratulations-maddie-gilbert-.html)

Utah (computational): verbal offer received, 2/21

UCSD: 3/11 R2: Congrats! What was the job? I can't find it.

University of North Texas: offer made and declined

Western Washington University (syntax): offer made and accepted (https://linguistics.ucla.edu/alumni/maura-oleary-to-join-tenure-track-in-the-western-washington-university-linguistics-department/)

Utah: offer accepted (https://linguistics.ucla.edu/celebrations/yang-wang-accepts-position-at-the-university-of-utah/)

Campus Interviews[]

Oxford (Syntax/Semantics): campus visit invitation received.

San Diego State (Syntax/Semantics): campus visit invitations have been extended.

Western Washington U: campus visits have been scheduled.

Penn (syntax): campus visit invitations have been extended

Utah (computational): campus visit invitation received, 12/14

U Michigan (computational): campus visit invitation received, 12/14

Occidental campus interview invite 12/15

UC Santa Cruz (Psycholinguistics/Experimental Linguistics) - campus interview invite 12/20 R1: they posted colloq schedules R2: Interesting...... Seven shortlisted candidates? It seems that several candidates on the shortlist have previous connections to UCSC and/or its current faculty. https://linguistics.ucsc.edu/news-events/colloquia/index.html R3: How do you know these are the job talks and not regular colloq presentations? R4: These are job talks. R5: Interesting that a couple of the candidates aren't linguists. R6: I think that's pretty common for experimental positions, no?

UCLA (phonology): campus visits have been scheduled (looks like job talks have been included in colloquium schedule posted on department website)

UCSD - campus interview invite 1/25

South Carolina - campus interview invite 1/25 (mind sharing your subfield?)

Yale Cognitive Science of Language - campus interview invite 2/20

Oxford Phonology? - R2: campus interview invite 2/19

University of North Texas - campus interview invite 2/17

University of Alberta - campus interview invite 2/15

LSA/Phone/Skype Interviews[]

UC Riverside interview request 3/15 x2 R1: Has anyone heard anything since?

William & Mary zoom interview request 11/24

University of North Texas zoom interview invite request 11/21

UT Arlington (Socio) Zoom interview request 12/18

University of Utah zoom interview request 11/21. Update 2/21: I think they may have made an offer b/c I got an official rejection letter

USC - longlist rejection, Nov 16

University of Pittsburgh zoom interview request 11/20 R1: thanks for posting. go get em

UCLA (Phonology) - Interview request 11/22 (x2)

University of Oregon zoom interview request 11/19 R1: Any updates??

UC Santa Cruz (Psycholinguistics/Experimental Linguistics) - zoom interview request 11/29 x6

UPenn (syntax) zoom interview 12/1

Occidental zoom interview invite 12/5 x3

University of Maryland College Park zoom interview invite 12/7

University of Virginia zoom interview request 12/9

McGill search cancelled due to budget cuts 12/11

Michigan - rejection 12/12 x2

Princeton - rejection 12/13 x6

University of South Carolina - writing sample + letters of recommendation request 12/15 x2

Iowa State University - Phone interviews week of 12/11

Carnegie Mellon University - rejection 12/19

UCSD - Zoom interview request 12/19

UBC - Zoom interview request 12/21

UC Davis - Zoom interview request 1/12 x2 R1: Any updates? I haven't heard anything since the interview. R2: I've heard campus visit invitations have been extended (2/12).

University of Hawai'i at Manoa - Zoom interview request 1/13

University of South Carolina - Zoom interview request 1/13

SFU (syntax) - Zoom interview request 1/18

MIT (semantics/syntax) - Zoom interview request 2/1 R1: I just received the long list rejection, which says they had 82 applications. Does 82 seem low? I would have thought a semantics and/*or* syntax job (with a cushy 2/1 teaching load) would have attracted more applicants.

Full-Time / Tenure-Track Positions - 2023-2024[]

University of Oxford: Associate Professor, Phonology and Language Processing (Deadline: January 23, 2024)

https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics and Kellogg College, Oxford are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Phonology and Language Processing. Applications are welcomed from well qualified candidates working on Phonology in any theoretical tradition or traditions, who also have an interest in experimental work on Language Processing.

University of Oxford: Associate Professor, Syntax and Semantics (Deadline: January 23, 2024)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3810/

The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics and Magdalen College, Oxford are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) of Syntax and Semantics. Applications are welcomed from well qualified candidates working with interests in Syntax and Semantics, or the Syntax-Semantics interface, in any theoretical tradition or traditions. [from the longer job ad:] This post is open to candidates at all career stages from those who have just completed the PhD/DPhil (see further below) to senior scholars who have already attained the highest international standing. The University of Oxford uses the term “Associate Professor” for most of its permanent academic appointments. (The term “Assistant Professor” is not used at Oxford, and so the use of the term “Associate Professor” is broader than might be expected by those coming from a system in which both terms are used.)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Assistant Professor, Syntax/Semantics (Deadline: January 5, 2024)[]

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26686

The Department of Linguistics & Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA invites applications for a tenure track position in Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2024 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. The appointment will be made in Semantics and/or Syntax, understood in a fairly broad sense. We equally encourage applicants whose work is focused primarily on semantic and/or syntactic theory and applicants whose work in semantics and/or syntax connects strongly with other areas of linguistics and/or adjacent fields. We also encourage a range of focuses and methodological approaches, including (but by no means limited to) fieldwork on underdocumented languages, experimental studies, computational modeling and focused theoretical work.

Mississippi State University: Assistant Professor (Deadline: October 27, 2023)[]

https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/506714?lApplicationSubSourceID=

The Department of English at Mississippi State University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor specializing in phonetics or phonology. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in phonetics, phonology, and general linguistics. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach other courses in the curriculum and to develop new courses in their area of specialization. Research focus is open. The candidate must have an earned doctorate in Linguistics or a closely related field (or ABD with degree completed by 8/15/24), as well as college teaching experience. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Notes: Anyone hear anything about this position?

University of Hawai'i at Manoa: Assistant Professor (Austronesian linguistics) (Deadline: November 15, 2023)[]

https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu/jobs/4211424/assistant-professor-austronesian

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Austronesian languages and linguistics to begin Fall 2024, pending position clearance and availability of funds. Seeking outstanding applicants whose research and teaching specialization in Austronesian will contribute to the department’s strong commitment to language sustainability and diversity in the Pacific, Asia and beyond; study of language through data-driven methods, including experimental, documentary, and computational approaches; and emphasis on community engagement in language work. The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa offers MA and PhD degree programs in Linguistics, as well as an interdisciplinary BA. For more information, see: http://ling.hawaii.edu.

Wichita State University: Assistant Professor of ASL[]

https://jobs.wichita.edu/postings/31271

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Wichita State University is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position in American Sign Language (ASL) at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2024. This position will also serve as the Director of the new ASL degree program. The position involves engaging in scholarly activity; teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate level and accommodating a variety of learning styles in instructional delivery including online and blended learning; working with colleagues, advising students; and serving the department, the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the university, and the community.

[Preferred deadline was January 15th but still actively accepting/reviewing applications; the committee will continue to do so until the position is filled.]

Western Washington University: Assistant Professor of Linguistics (Deadline: October 23, 2023)[]

https://hr.wwu.edu/careers?job=501070

The Department of Linguistics at Western Washington University is inviting applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2024. The applicant would be expected to teach core and advanced undergraduate courses in (morpho) syntax, and other courses in the major, such as introductory linguistics and linguistic analysis. Additional responsibilities include standard quarter-system teaching assignment (2-2-2); exemplary teaching; active program of scholarly activity; service to the department, college, university, and profession through a range of activities. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students and will offer a strong record of community-engaged scholarship and research ethics.

Notes: Anyone hear from them? R1: Not yet. I assume that they have already finished the first round since it is due last month?

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo: Assistant Professor of English, Linguistics (Deadline: October 23, 2023)[]

http://jobs.calpoly.edu/

The English Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to begin September 16, 2024.

Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or related field. 

Specialization in applied linguistics strongly preferred, with secondary specialization preferred in any of the following areas: translingualism, World Englishes, bilingualism and biliteracy, technical and professional communication, composition and rhetoric, or teacher education. 

Carnegie Mellon University: Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3014/

The Graduate Program in Second Language Acquisition at Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Modern Languages, is inviting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition, beginning in Fall 2024. Areas of specialization in need include quantitative methods, corpus or computational linguistics, L2 literacy development, and cognitive aspects of language learning. A PhD in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Psychology or related field is required. ABD will be considered. Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or more of the linguistic and cultural worlds of speakers of Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish. Research on English as a second/foreign language speech and writing is also of interest. Our faculty are known for interdisciplinary collaborations and innovation.

Iowa State University: Assistant or Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Writing (Deadline: Nov 1, 2023)[]

https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Assistant-or-Associate-Professor-in-Artificial-Intelligence--AI--and-Writing_R13056

The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Writing, with a strong background in applied linguistics and/or rhetoric and professional communication. We seek a faculty member who specializes in the development and/or use of writing-, communication- and language-related artificial intelligence (AI) applications. The ideal applicant will have an established or emerging research agenda focusing on AI with expertise relevant to natural language processing, generative AI, or a related area. We are especially interested in scholars who are applying AI in innovative ways for the teaching and assessment of writing, communication, and/or language learning.

At the undergraduate level, the faculty member will teach basic courses in English, Linguistics, Technical Communication, and/or Composition (according to specialty), and contribute to emerging course offerings integrating AI-assisted technologies. At the graduate level, the faculty member will have the opportunity to teach courses in Applied Linguistics and Technology and/or Rhetoric and Professional Communication (according to specialty), and possibly contribute to interdisciplinary programs, such as Human Computer Interaction. Potential graduate courses include seminars on AI-assisted technologies and generative AI for writing, the capacities and limits of AI for writing and composition, language-based analytics, automated dialogue systems, and speech-driven user interfaces, as well as courses on programming for NLP, computational text analysis, statistical analysis of language, and rhetoric and professional communication, or other areas related to the candidate’s expertise.

The successful candidate would join a community of faculty in applied linguistics and rhetoric and professional communication who are exploring the uses and implications of AI. This faculty member will strengthen cross-disciplinary efforts in an area of excellence in the Department of English—the use of technology for teaching and assessing writing. In addition, the faculty member will have opportunities to forge connections with campus-wide strategic initiatives, including new degrees of the future and initiatives concerning communication with the public on matters of their well-being including cybersecurity, sustainability, or human health.

The position begins August 16, 2024.

Occidental College: Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science of Language (Deadline: Nov 1, 2023)[]

https://apply.interfolio.com/129619

Occidental College’s Cognitive Science Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Science. We seek someone whose research area is within the Cognitive Science of Language. Potential research areas include (but are not limited to) linguistics, bilingualism, neurolinguistics, language acquisition, linguistics of ASL (American Sign Language), computational linguistics, linguistic anthropology, culture and language, and/or language and thought. Occidental College is a small liberal arts school in Los Angeles, California.

San Diego State University: Assistant Professor in Syntax/Semantics (Deadline: Sep 15, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2327/

The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages at San Diego State University seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in syntax or semantics, to begin Fall 2024. Candidates should conduct research in formal syntax or formal semantics but possess the ability to teach undergraduate courses in both areas and Master’s-level courses in the area of primary expertise. Additional expertise in fieldwork, language documentation, experimental methods, or computational linguistics is highly desirable.

Notes: has anyone heard from them? It's been over a month now (October 17) R1: nothing. anyone else?

Campus invitations have been extended. (11/09)

Simon Fraser University: Assistant Professor in Syntax (Deadline: Nov 30, 2023)[]

https://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/arts.html

The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position in syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is on or after July 15, 2024. The successful candidate must be a specialist in syntax with additional expertise in experimental approaches to language processing or acquisition, and/or documentation and analysis of Indigenous and underrepresented languages.  We welcome applications from candidates who can contribute to the existing research strengths in the Department as well as complement those strengths in new ways.

Stony Brook University: Phonetics, Phonology: Assistant or Associate Professor of Linguistics (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2961/

The Department of Linguistics at Stony Brook University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2024. The successful candidate will have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Linguistics or related field in hand by the start of the appointment, an active research program in Phonetics/Phonology and Speech & Language Pathology, and prior teaching experience in Speech & Language Pathology, Phonetics/Phonology, and/or related areas, with Speech & Language Pathology and/or Phonetics/Phonology teaching experience preferred.

The Ohio State University: Open Faculty Search, American Sign Language, Open Specialization (Open until filled.)[]

https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Open-Faculty-Search_R87431-2

The American Sign Language Program in the Center for Languages Literatures and Cultures and the Center for American Sign Language Teacher Training and Deaf Equity (in development) at The Ohio State University invite applications for a position in American Sign Language, Open Specialization, that is equivalent to the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor.

University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics (Deadline: Dec 8, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3266/

The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computational Linguistics to begin July 1, 2024, with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates must:

- have or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Computer Science, or a closely related field.

- demonstrate potential for high-quality research in Computational Linguistics

- show the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, primarily in Computational Linguistics, and focusing on data-driven machine-learning methods using Python.

University of Florida: Tenure Track Position in Syntax (Deadline: November 21, 2023)[]

https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/528743/assistant-professor-in-linguistics-syntax-computational

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2024. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position. Candidates should have an active research agenda in syntax and/or morphology, studying syntactic and morphological structures in the languages of the world. We particularly welcome applicants who can also contribute to our departmental focus on computational language science. Ability to teach a variety of syntax courses is required.

University of Maryland College Park: Assistant/Associate Professor of Second Language Acquisition (Deadline: November 26, 2023)[]

https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/114112

The Graduate Program in Second Language Acquisition in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SLLC) at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a full time (40-hours) tenure-track Associate Professor or an advanced Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition to begin August 23, 2024. The area of research specialization within SLA is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester and to advise graduate students in areas including but not limited to second language testing and assessment, instructional technology, age effects/maturation constraints, or individual differences in second language learning.

University of Oregon: Assistant Professor of Linguistics in Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Science, and Speech Processing (Deadline: Nov 1, 2023)[]

https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/532065/assistant-professor-of-computational-linguistics?fbclid=IwAR3p5bklgcv2jO5i1KKfPOA8RdF109jCVc4z8Zzlt2w4_vnREXTxEe9FMLU

The University of Oregon’s Department of Linguistics invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Linguistics, to begin in fall 2024. We seek candidates specializing in computational linguistics from a cognitive science perspective with expertise in speech signal processing and/or synthesis. The successful candidate will have a research program that enhances the department’s research strengths and aligns with its intellectual framework. The successful candidate will help to prepare Linguistics students for jobs in the technology sector by teaching courses and mentoring students in computational linguistics and speech signal processing and/or synthesis. The candidate will also contribute to teaching and mentoring in the Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science minor and to educating Data Science majors. The ideal candidate will help develop a graduate-level track in computational linguistics, with the eventual goal of creating an MA-level program in the area. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who identify as belonging to communities or populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or whose life experience would contribute unique perspectives to the department and university. Only applicants who aspire to excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be successful.

University of Oslo: Associate Professor of Linguistics with a Specialization in Computational Linguistics (Deadline: Oct 31, 2023)[]

https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/243214/associate-professor-of-linguistics-with-a-specialization-in-computational-linguistics

A permanent position of Associate Professor of Linguistics with a specialization in Computational Linguistics is available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo. (Associate Professor is the entry level in Norway, newly minted PhDs and postdocs are eligible to apply; moreover, it is possible to apply for promotion to Full Professor after starting the job.)

University of Texas at Dallas: Open-Rank – Speech, Language, and Hearing Science (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/25001

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks to fill up to three tenure-track, open-rank faculty positions in Speech Science, Language Science, and Hearing Science. Applicants with expertise spanning the spectrum of basic, applied, and clinical research in speech, language, and hearing are encouraged. These positions require an active research program with current or clear potential for extra-mural funding, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and service within the UT Dallas and professional communities. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses within the successful applicants’ discipline.

University of Southern California: Open Rank Faculty Position in Syntax (Deadline: November 1, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2537/

The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for an open-rank tenured or tenure-track faculty position in theoretical syntax with an anticipated start date of Fall 2024. All candidates at the level of Assistant, Associate or full Professor will be considered. The department welcomes applicants whose research integrates theoretical syntax with semantics, experimental linguistics, and/or computational linguistics. We also encourage applicants whose core research may be syntax adjacent but who would be capable and eager to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate program in syntax.

University of Virginia: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and ASL (Deadline: November 29, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3139/

The American Sign Language Program and Department of Anthropology at the University of Virginia seek to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure track) whose work explores signed languages, deaf cultures, and/or deaf communicative practices.

We welcome applications from anthropologists and scholars with training and synergistic interests in other disciplines, including but not limited to deaf studies, social studies of technology, and linguistics. The appointment will be evenly split between the two units by teaching and service, with Anthropology providing the tenure home for the successful candidate.

Princeton University: General Linguistics: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Linguistics - Open Area (Deadline: November 1, 2023)[]

[1]https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2957/

The Program in Linguistics at Princeton University invites applications for at least one tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning September 1, 2024. The field of this search is open: We encourage applications both from candidates whose research is fully within theoretical linguistics, as well as from candidates whose research falls at the intersection of linguistics with cognitive science and/or computer science.

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Syntax (Deadline: November 30, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3269/

The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position in syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is on or after July 15, 2024.

SUNY at Buffalo: Tenure Track Professor (Open-Rank) of Linguistics in Creoles & Multilingualism (Deadline: Oct 10, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2637/

A permanent position of Associate Professor of Linguistics with a specialization in Computational Linguistics is available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo. (Associate Professor is the entry level in Norway, newly minted PhDs and postdocs are eligible to apply; moreover, it is possible to apply for promotion to Full Professor after starting the job.)

Texas A&M University: Language Acquisition: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Linguistics (Deadline: Nov 1, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2953/

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures, in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics, with a 9 month appointment to begin August 1, 2024.

Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics or related field at the time of their appointment and should present evidence of a research program commensurate with the expectations of an R1 institution. Area of specialization within linguistics is open, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism and contact linguistics, and/or applied fields such as pedagogy, translation, and interpreting studies.

Candidates should have native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the modern languages currently offered by the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish) and be willing to teach undergraduate language courses at all levels (beginning, intermediate and advanced). In addition, they will be expected to develop and teach courses in their field of expertise at the graduate and undergraduate level. The expected course load is two courses per semester (with a reduced load in the first year of appointment).

University of Kentucky: Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics (Deadline: April 4th, 2024)[]

https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/520038

The Department of Linguistics in the College of Arts Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Sociolinguistics. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated research expertise in Sociolinguistics with an emphasis on African American Languages (AAL) and sociophonetics along with secondary expertise in variationist sociolinguistics, American Englishes, and field methods, and an ability to teach courses in a range of these areas. The expected teaching assignment for this position is two courses a semester (four courses each year). The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including introductory courses as well as courses in their areas of specialty. The Linguistics department has particular strengths in sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, and historical linguistics. We encourage candidates whose research and teaching interests can contribute to one or more of these areas. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field is required.

The University of Texas at El Paso: Assistant Professor in Bilingualism in Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the US (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://utep.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=168339

The Department of Latin-US and Linguistics at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with a research specialization in Bilingualism in Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the US. This position targets, but is not limited to, applicants with expertise in language acquisition, Hispanic linguistics, teaching Spanish for heritage speakers and/or Spanish for the professions. We particularly encourage applications from researchers with experience teaching phonology and/or syntax. The position will begin in the Fall 2024 semester.

The University of Texas at Arlington: Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics and/or Language Variation (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.3253/

The Department of Linguistics & TESOL in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociolinguistics and/or Language Variation. The ideal candidate for this position will also have research and teaching expertise in phonetics and/or phonology.

UC Davis: Department of Linguistics/Statistics - Natural Language Processing and Data Science (Deadline: November 15, 2023)[]

https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06015

The Departments of Linguistics and Statistics at University of California, Davis jointly invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting Fall 2024. We are seeking an engaged individual, willing to help in creating an exciting environment involving the two thriving departments. A successful candidate is expected to develop a research program at the intersection of Linguistics, Statistics and Data Science. Within this intersection, the candidate’s focus of inquiry will remain wide open. Interests can range from probabilistic approaches to language processing, to the investigation of societal consequences of big language data or the application of computational methods to social sciences, to mention but a few.

Desired qualifications include the ability to teach pertinent classes in both linguistics and statistics. Mentoring of undergraduate students, supervision of graduate students, involvement in curricular development, and performance of university service are expected. A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Statistics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or a closely related field must be completed by the beginning of instruction.

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Assistant or Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Language Sciences Program (Deadline: December 1, 2023)[]

https://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/assistant-or-associate-professor-of-linguistics-in-the-language-sciences-program-madison-wisconsin-united-states

The Language Sciences Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a position in Syntax at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We are especially interested in applicants with additional expertise in one or more of the following areas: Semantics, Indigenous languages of North or Central America, language variation and change, experimental methods, and/or computational linguistics.

UC Santa Cruz: Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics and/or Psycholinguistics (Deadline: October 18, 2023)[]

https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2680/

The Department of Linguistics (https://linguistics.ucsc.edu/) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position at the (tenure track) Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have research expertise and teaching potential in Experimental Linguistics and/or Psycholinguistics. We welcome candidates with a secondary strength that complements their areas of primary expertise.

UC Santa Cruz: Assistant or Associate Professor of Chinese and Applied Linguistics (Deadline: October 30, 2023)[]

https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01602

The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics (https://language.ucsc.edu/) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in Chinese, focusing on applied linguistics, linguistics, and second language acquisition. This position is authorized at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. Significant training in second language acquisition and experience in coordination of Chinese language courses is desirable. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong record of research and promise of continued scholarly productivity. Candidates are expected to have native/near native proficiency in Chinese and should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching (and developing) courses in Chinese, including all levels of Chinese language courses as well as advanced content courses. The successful candidate will also teach existing courses and develop new courses (in English) in the undergraduate major in Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism, may be asked to train and supervise graduate student instructors, will assist in the development of a graduate program in applied linguistics, and provide service to the department, campus, and community.

William & Mary: Assistant Professor of Linguistics and English (Deadline: November 15, 2023)[]

https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/56020

The Linguistics Program and Department of English at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Linguistics. Appointment will begin August 10, 2024. We are seeking applicants with research expertise in the semantics of an under-studied language. Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in semantics, syntax, computational methods, and contribute to the teaching of our introductory course.

Yale University: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Cognitive Science of Language (Deadline: November 5, 2023)[]

https://apply.interfolio.com/131650

The Yale Cognitive Science Program invites applications for a tenure-track, open-rank faculty appointment in the area of cognitive science of language beginning July 1, 2024. The candidate will be appointed to the interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Science and will also have an academic appointment in one of the contributing departments at Yale (such as Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, and Computer Science).  The successful candidate will have a scholarly record that contributes to and actively engages with multiple disciplines in the cognitive science of language, and will be expected to teach courses in this area. The appointed scholar will teach introductory and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will advise student research across multiple departments. We particularly welcome applications from early career scholars, though the position is open-rank.

Full-Time/NON-Tenure Track (Visiting, Fixed-Term)[]

Metro State University (MN): Writing, Literature, and Language Department[]

  • Linguistics, Hispanic/Spanish Linguistics
  • Full-time Fixed Term (3 year renewable)
  • URL: https://metrostate.peopleadmin.com/postings/2216
  • Notes: The department welcomes scholars whose teaching interests can help sustain and grow our course offerings and curriculum in Linguistics and Spanish language. Currently our Linguistics courses support our Bachelor of Sciences in English for Teaching program, our new Applied Linguistics (TEFL-TESOL) certificate, as well as the Bachelor of Science & Master of Science in Teaching English as a Second Language (housed in the School of Urban Education) degrees. The new faculty member will serve as our department linguistics content expert who will teach our foundational courses in Linguistics and potentially direct and grow our Applied Linguistics certificate program. We are also giving preference to linguistics candidates with Spanish specialization. Finally, we seek candidates whose teaching and scholarship can contribute to Metro State’s anti-racist mission.
  • Note: This is a teaching university,

University of Kansas: Visiting Assistant Professor in Phonology[]

https://employment.ku.edu/jobs/faculty/visiting-assistant-professor-linguistics/27423br

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Kansas invites applications for a non-tenure track, limited term appointment for two academic years for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin as early as August 18, 2024. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field (expected by the start date of the appointment) with a specialization in Phonology. We especially welcome candidates who can collaborate in research and teaching with current faculty in other areas such as phonetics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and fieldwork. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as a strong record of research in phonology. The teaching load is three courses in the fall and three courses in the spring, including introductory courses in linguistics and more specialized courses in phonology at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Note: Application review begins Monday, April 15th.

Word on the Street[]

11/13: Has anyone heard back from UC Santa Cruz? Deadline was 10/18. x3

11/16: Princeton (https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2957/) references requested. R1: I know the field was open, but may I ask which specialization?

11/19: Has anyone heard back from Western Washington University? R1: Nothing still.

11/20: Has anyone heard back from the University of Georgia (Spanish Phonetics/Phonology)?

12/1: Any updates about the Occidental job? I know you’re out there! R1: I'm wondering this too! It's been a month! R2: just got a zoom interview invite on 12/5.

12/3: McGill imposes a hiring freeze. My guess is their post will be affected. https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/quebec-tuition-mcgill-university-imposes-immediate-hiring-freeze

12/4: anyone hear about UAlberta?

12/4: May I ask if someone heard back from Western Washington University: Assistant Professor of Linguistics ? R1: Yes, they've scheduled zoom interviews.

12/8: Has anyone heard back from Princeton? or Yale? R1: 12/20: Informed by Yale that shortlist decisions are still pending, expected to be sent out by the end of January. - x4 – R2: Odd, I haven't heard anything at all.

12/11: McGill confirms via email to applicants that search is cancelled:

As you may be aware, the Government of Québec has announced a change in the model for how universities in Québec are funded. One of the measures that has the potential to significantly impact English-speaking universities is a substantial increase in tuition fees for students from the rest of Canada. The financial consequences of this and other measures for McGill, if implemented, will be profound. I am disheartened to report that, because of this, the Provost has announced “a complete halt of all new hiring, both academic and administrative...effective immediately”.

12/12: Anyone heard anything from University of South Carolina (https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154691)? - 12/15 writing sample & rec. letters requested for candidates that advanced to the next stage of review.

12/14: Anyone have news on UC Davis?

12/15: Anyone heard back from William & Mary?

12/27: Any news on SFU?

Anyone applied to Kent State Tesol? R1: 1/27 I did; no news yet

1/16: What happened to the U of Oregon search? Anyone heard back? R1: a friend of mine who did a first-round interview months ago hasn't heard anything either (as of end of Jan) R2: Is this the position on multilingualism? R1: no, this was for the computational search.

1/17: Any news on BU? (https://linguistlist.org/issues/34.2714/) R1 1/29: campus visits were scheduled recently.

1/27: Any news on Yale? R1: I haven't heard anything - x2. R1 I heard that a number of applicants haven't heard anything. I wonder what's going on. R2: Still haven’t heard anything (2/5). They said they would send out decision by end of January… Rn+1: has anyone written to them? R1: A couple times in January. No reply. Rn+1: Short-list visits scheduled (2/20).

1/27: Any news on MIT? R1: There's no MIT position listed on this board? R2: Now there is...:) R3/OP: Thanks, R2! R4: Rec letters requested from recommenders (1/31)

1/27: Any news on Oxford? R1/OP: I added the Oxford position above. R2: campus visit invitation received.

1/30: Any news on the Texas A&M job? If you have, what subfield and language? R1: Campus interviews have already been scheduled. My subfields are sociolinguistics and bilingualism/contact linguistics.

2/12: Any news on the Oxford phonology job? Just added above. R1: Short-list campus visit invites have gone out.

2/15: Any news about the SFU short list?

2/17: Any news about the UBC short list? R1: They've scheduled the campus visits.

3/8: Anybody hear anything post-interview from UCSD yet?

3/19: Anybody hear anything post-interview from UCSC yet? R1: I heard an offer has been made.

4/5: Did anyone hear anything from NUS (National University of Singapore)?

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