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Job Announcement: The University of New Mexico

Phonetics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of New Mexico, USA

Employer: The University of New Mexico
Job Location: Select State, USA
Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
LL Issue: 25.3313
Date Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
Job Description: Assistant Professor
The University of New Mexico Department of Linguistics

Position Summary:
The Department of Linguistics seeks applicants for an appointment as Assistant
Professor of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). This is a
probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. The position is
contingent upon final budgetary approval. Appointment will begin in January
2015. The Ph.D. must be in hand prior to appointment. Responsibilities will
include teaching in the areas of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate
level, graduate student mentoring, and service. Competitive salary. UNM
provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and
life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition
remission and dependent education programs. For a more complete explanation
of the benefits, please go to and click on the Benefits link.
The Department of Linguistics at UNM specializes in cognitive-functional
approaches to the study of language, including corpus and empirically-based
studies, cross-linguistic research, and typology. We have special strength in
Native American linguistics and language revitalization, the study of signed
languages, and Spanish linguistics. The Navajo Language Program is housed in
the department, as is the Signed Language Interpreting Program. We also have
close ties with the Hispanic Linguistics Program in the Department of Spanish &
Portuguese. For further information on the department, please see our website

Minimum qualifications
Ph.D. in hand in Linguistics or a closely-related field; primary specialization in

Preferred qualifications
(a) publications using corpus-based quantitative research;
(b) research and teaching experience in Native American languages;
(c) excellence in scholarship in areas of specialization;
(d) excellence in teaching documented by student and/or peer evaluations;
(e) a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student
success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Date for best consideration: September 15, 2014.
Closing date: Open until filled

Enquiries about this position can be addressed to: Professor William Croft

For details about the application requirements or to apply, visit the UNMJobs
website (below). Please reference Posting Number 0826619.

University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the
diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Application Deadline: 15-Sep-2014
Application URL:
Contact Information: Yvonne  Martinez-Ingram , Search Coordinator
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