Posted on: 
August 2, 2017

The Department of English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Linguistics with appointment to begin in the Fall of 2018. CSUF is dedicated to the goal of continuing to build a diverse community of scholars and learners, and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

The desired specialization is in historical linguistics. Desirable secondary specializations include morphology, Native American languages, and the ability to teach and work in different linguistic traditions, particularly formal linguistics and language typology. Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of courses in all areas of linguistics, both at the upper-division and graduate (M.A.) levels, as well as lower-division, introductory, and general education courses. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching; peer-reviewed publications; research and other relevant scholarly activities; student advising; and service to the department, college, and university.

Applications received by Oct. 1, 2017, will receive full consideration. For the full job listing, including application requirements and procedures, please see

Public contact information: 

Stephen Mexal
Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Historical Linguistics.