Department of Romance Studies, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Department of Romance Studies-ASTPLA [#2803]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Linguistics / Language Acquisition
Appl Deadline:2013/11/28 finished (posted 2013/07/17, finished 2015/08/05, listed until 2013/12/26)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Boston University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics to begin in Fall 2014 (pending budgetary approval), to teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of language acquisition and linguistic theory and to participate in overseeing BU's annual Conference on Language Development. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Linguistics (in hand by start date), primary specialization in language acquisition, and secondary specialization in some area of linguistic theory. Strength in neurolinguistics would be a plus. Demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and advising is expected.

Application materials should include a cover letter; CV; research statement; teaching statement; documentation of teaching ability; three sample publications; and three letters of recommendation. Application materials should be uploaded as individual PDF files using Academic Jobs Online at Please indicate in the cover letter whether or not you plan to attend the BU Conference on Language Development, Nov. 1-3, 2013 ( and/or the LSA annual meeting Jan. 2-5, 2014.

For full consideration, application should be complete by October 1, 2013.

For further information about the program, see Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Neidle, chair of the search committee:

Boston University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
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621 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

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