The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a nine-month, full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are seeking candidates with a specialty in Linguistics and/or Applied Linguistics/TESOL.

University/Organization: University of California, Los Angeles
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Los Angeles, USA
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Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Requisition Number: JPF07851

Description: The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a faculty position (tenured or tenure-track), starting July 1, 2023, for a specialist in contemporary formal theoretical syntax.

Purdue University’s School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) is seeking two computational linguists specializing in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning for an academic year appointment at the Assistant Professor level (tenure track). These faculty members will hold 100% appointments in SLC and will also be affiliated with the Department of Linguistics in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.

The Linguistics Program and Department of English at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in First Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023.

The Program in Linguistics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks a full-time faculty member in Sociolinguistics at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to begin Fall 2023. We are looking for a strong teacher-scholar dedicated to undergraduate education to join our thriving program. We are seeking a language variationist who works in minoritized language varieties and communities in North America, such as African American Language, Latinx language, LGBTQ+ varieties, Indigenous languages, Jewish languages, ASL, or other.

The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in theoretical syntax with an anticipated start date of Fall 2023. All candidates at the level of Assistant, Associate or full Professor will be considered. The department welcomes applicants with additional expertise in areas that interface with syntactic theory.

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2023.

A PhD in Linguistics (or equivalent) is required by July 1, 2023. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in scholarly research and teaching.

The Ohio State University Department of Spanish and Portuguese seeks an Assistant Professor Spanish Syntax-Semantics


The Linguistics Department at the University of Kansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Phonetics, expected to begin August 18, 2023.This position is a full-time, academic-year appointment.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, has been authorized to make an appointment in Phonetics. This is an open-rank search; the position will be filled at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate or full professor (tenured), depending on experience and qualifications.

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The Department of English at Illinois State University, located in Normal, Illinois, seeks an Assistant Professor in Theoretical Linguistics for a nine-month, tenure-track position.  

Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in language/linguistics, with a position start date of mid-August 2023. Requirements: PhD in English, Linguistics, or related field by start date; a record of innovation and excellence in teaching; experience teaching courses that foster a deep understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion; and a demonstrated commitment to teaching first-year courses in the core curriculum.

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian in the field of Russian Linguistics to start August 16, 2023. We seek a talented scholar and a dynamic teacher with proven classroom success. The flexibility to teach outside a specific specialization is important.

The Department of Communication within the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2023 in Language and Social Justice. The ideal candidate will have an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on the relationship between language and struggles for social justice particularly as they occur around race, indigeneity, gender, disability, class and nationality.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in syntax, beginning in January 2023. This fellowship is potentially renewable for a further semester/second year, contingent upon approval and departmental teaching needs.

The Department of Linguistics at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position of linguistics with a specialization in Phonology, to start in Fall 2023. The candidate will teach and advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

A secondary specialization including phonetics, laboratory phonology, morphology, computational linguistics, linguistic variation, psycholinguistics, or understudied or under-documented languages will be considered an asset.

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-line Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Linguistics whose research focuses on any aspect of African American Language, from any research perspective within linguistics. For more details and to apply, visit the Interfolio link below.

The Department of Language Studies and the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in the area of Computational Linguistics. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment in the Department of Language Studies (55%) and in the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (45%). The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.


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We welcome applications from specialists on indigenous signed or spoken languages anywhere in the world. While we are interested in candidates with the promise of or expertise in conducting fieldwork and community engagement, we also value contributions toward development of documentary resources and advancement of linguistic theory (in any subfield).

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago invites applications for a faculty position in phonology as either tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure. Applicants must specialize in phonology, broadly construed, but a wide intellectual engagement in linguistics is desirable.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington-Seattle invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics, with a specialization in syntax.

University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching and service; the successful applicant will develop a high-impact research program, complement the existing strengths of the department, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, supervise student research, and contribute to the diversity mission of the university. This position is full-time (100% FTE), with a 9-month service period.

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures of Fordham University seeks applicants for a tenured Associate Professor position in Spanish, with expertise in Foreign Language Pedagogy and/or Second Language Acquisition. The successful candidate must demonstrate experience and expertise in second-language teaching theories, research, and methodologies and curricular development, program coordination, evaluation of teaching staff, and course assessment.

Applications are invited for a position in Phonetics / Speech and Hearing Science in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures / Graduate Institute of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. A Ph.D. in Linguistics, Speech and Hearing Sciences, or allied discipline is required. An independent lab space would be allocated to the successful candidate, and s/he is expected to have experience in laboratory techniques in speech production and perception.

The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages at San Diego State University (SDSU) seeks to hire a tenure-track Professor of Japanese at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in fall 2023. The candidate is expected to have native or near-native proficiency in Japanese in addition to strong proficiency in English.

The Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Linguistics to teach and conduct research in a program offering undergraduate degrees in Linguistics and serving students from several other departments.