Posted on: 
August 4, 2017

The UC Santa Barbara Linguistics Department seeks to hire a linguist specializing in children’s language acquisition for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2018. The application deadline is Sunday, November 4, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants must complete the online form at and must submit the following in PDF format: letter of application, statement of research interests, teaching statement, diversity statement (optional), curriculum vitae, and 2 writing samples. Applicants should request 3 academic letters of reference to be sent to by November 4. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee at Selected applicants will be interviewed via Skype. Our department has a genuine commitment to diversity, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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.

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Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee at

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Language Acquisition.