The Linguistics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting for a lecturer to teach one upper division, undergraduate introductory course in Spring 2020. This position will be open until filled. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https:// For questions, please contact Paula Floro at [email protected]. The University of California Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

The Program in Linguistics at Princeton University invites applications for one or possibly two post-doctoral (or more senior) research positions in linguistics. The ideal candidate will be a linguist who utilizes laboratory and/or fieldwork methodologies to explore formal linguistic theory. Subfield is open, but special consideration will be given to candidates who interface with the research of current faculty members in Princeton linguistics.

Summary: Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the Director of Language Programs, will work closely with the faculty- lead Committee on Undergraduate Studies to support the language component of the majors and minors, direct the Spanish and Portuguese L2 and heritage language programs, train and mentor graduate teaching assistants; administer and score placement and exemptions exams, build collaborations with campus professional schools s wanting Spanish language components and expand language curricular offerings through on-line programming.

Lexicon Branding develops category-defining names for the world’s biggest and most innovative brands. Swiffer, Sonos, Pentium, Dasani, and Impossible Foods are just a few of the hundreds of successful product and company names we have created over the past 37 years.

As a Linguistic Associate, you will become a contributor to everything linguistics at Lexicon:

-Develop and participate in original linguistic research.

-Thoughtfully contribute to creative development on naming, brand architecture, nomenclature, and positioning projects.

The Department of Linguistics is seeking to fill a total of two faculty positions (either non-tenure-track and/or tenure-track).

Reed College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Linguistics with a focus in phonetics and phonology for the 2020-21 academic year, to commence in August 2020.

American Sign Language (ASL) Linguistics at Syracuse University.

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Teaching and Leadership, in the School of Education at Syracuse University invite applications for a full time tenure-track or tenured position in American Sign Language to develop a program in ASL, beginning Fall 2020 semester.

Candidates should use formal grammar in their research of sign languages, with a specialization in ASL.

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 tenure-track Assistant Professor position in theoretical syntax with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. The department particularly welcomes applicants with additional expertise in areas that interface with syntactic theory. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the appropriate field of study by the start of the appointment.

The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California Riverside invites applications for the position of Professor of Teaching who will also serve as the Director and Coordinator of Language Instruction in Spanish. This is an open rank recruitment for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Teaching with an expected hire date of July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will have a background in Applied Linguistics, Critical and Inclusive Language Pedagogies, Spanish as a Heritage Language, Sociocultural Linguistics, and/or Language Education.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan invites applications for a two-year position, beginning August 31, 2020. We seek exemplary applicants who hold a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field and whose research has a focus on language varieties used in minoritized communities. We are particularly interested in research focused on varieties of African American Language and in applicants who take theoretical/methodological approaches that draw on language processing, sociolinguistics, and/or language acquisition.

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in Second Language Acquisition / Applied Linguistics with a focus on Heritage Languages. Candidates should have a strong background in linguistic theory/methods and should exhibit promise of a strong publication record. PhD in (Hispanic) Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition/Applied Linguistics or related field in hand at time of appointment required.

The Department of Linguistics and TESOL at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Phonetics and Phonology, to begin Fall of 2020.

The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor of French position in the Department of Foreign Languages beginning August 2020. PhD in French at time of appointment and native or near-native fluency in French is required.

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The Linguistics program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Linguistics. We seek candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas of theoretical linguistics: syntax, morphology, as well as the morphology-syntax interfaces. Interest in formal semantics and pragmatics highly desirable. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to general linguistic analysis, morphology, syntax, formal semantics, and pragmatics.

Spanish and Portuguese: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach courses in Spanish and Spanish linguistics, with a specialization in Second Language Acquisition; maintain an active agenda of research and publication; teach language and linguistics; and, contribute productive service.

The University of Texas at Austin
College of Liberal Arts



The Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a specialist in psycholinguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor on the tenure track. The position begins on August 18, 2020 and is contingent on funding.

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures of Fordham University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Advanced Assistant or Beginning Associate Professor position in Spanish, with expertise in Foreign Language Pedagogy and/or Second Language Acquisition, to be based primarily at the Rose Hill campus. 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.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Linguistics to begin August 2020. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated research expertise using the tools and methodologies of computational linguistics in pursuit of theoretical linguistic questions, and an ability to teach courses in a range of computational and theoretical areas.

The Linguistics Program in the Department of English at Florida International University in Miami is seeking candidates for a nine-month, tenured/tenure-track Open Rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) faculty position in Phonology/Phonetics to begin Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates to develop and maintain a line of research in Phonology/Phonetics (area of specialization open) and participate in a strong academic and research environment.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to hire a specialist in psycholinguistics. The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2020.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-line position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2020. The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D. in Linguistics by the time of appointment.

Open Date
Oct 2, 2019

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Washington-Seattle invites applications for a tenure-track position in language acquisition and morphosyntactic processing at the level of Assistant Professor, starting September 15, 2020. University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching and service; the successful applicant will develop a high-impact research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses and supervise student research. This position is full-time (100% FTE), with a 9-month service period.

The Department of Linguistics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Linguistics with a focus on Semantics, at the level of Assistant Professor or beginning Associate Professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position will begin on September 1, 2020.

The Department of Linguistics at Harvard University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in the area of phonology or phonetics, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. We expect to make the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The selected candidate will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct an innovative program of research in phonology and/or phonetics. Applicants with an additional area of research such as computational linguistics, experimental linguistics, or linguistic fieldwork are especially encouraged to apply.