Cornell University, Department of Linguistics

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Linguistics-APEX [#11940, WDR-00016538]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Linguistics / Experimental linguistics
Appl Deadline:2018/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2018/09/12, finished 2019/05/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Linguistics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019. The Department is seeking candidates with a strong research record in experimental linguistics, including psycholinguistics and/or neurolinguistics. A research program which incorporates computational modeling and uses empirical methodologies to address theoretical questions is highly desired. Candidates will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of specialization, as well as a course in at least one of the core subfields of linguistics.

The Department has a lively undergraduate major and a vibrant Ph.D. program which trains students in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, and computational linguistics. More information can be found at

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics or closely related field must be completed by August 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application details: Candidates must apply through Academic Jobs Online. Applications for the position should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three research papers, teaching evaluations if available, and 3-5 confidential letters of recommendation. To assure fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2018.

For more information, contact Sam Tilsen at

The Department of Linguistics, and the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities and genders. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Members of all underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
203 Morrill Hall
159 Central Avenue
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4701

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