Posted on: 
March 8, 2022

Boston University Department of Linguistics invites applications for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics with a specialization in phonetics and phonology, for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester.

Requirements include a PhD (in hand by time of appointment), strong background in linguistic theory, demonstrated teaching ability, and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. Ability to teach Linguistic Field Methods is a strong plus.

Application materials should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online at These should include a cover letter, plus separate statements about research, teaching, and diversity/outreach activity, of not more than 2 pages each. Please also upload a curriculum vitae, documentation of success in teaching (e.g., complete sets of teaching evaluations, sample syllabi), and a selected sample of scholarly writing. Three reference letters are to be uploaded by recommenders. For full consideration, applications should be complete by Friday, April 1, 2022.

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, and protected veteran status.

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For further information about the program, see Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Barnes, chair of the search committee: [email protected]

Position Type: 
Visiting Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Phonetics, Phonology.