Arts & Sciences Linguistics Program, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Linguistics-ASTP [#9623]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Linguistics / Phonology, Morphology, Phonetics
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/20 deleted (posted 2017/08/29, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Linguistics Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics, with a specialization in Phonology, to begin July 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. The candidate will teach courses in Phonology and in related areas (e.g., Phonetics, Morphology) and advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Additional expertise in any of the following areas is desirable, but not required: acquisition, computational approaches to the study of languages; linguistic variation; psycholinguistics and/or cognitive neuroscience; understudied or under-documented languages. Requirements include a PhD in Linguistics in hand by the start date, a strong background in linguistic theory, and demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and research. For further information about our academic programs, see CAS Linguistics Program.

Application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations and/or other documentation of success in teaching, three selected publications, and three reference letters (to be uploaded by recommenders) should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online. For full consideration, applications should be complete by October 20, 2017. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse scholarly community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
Arts & Sciences Linguistics Program
Boston University
621 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

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