LINGUIST List 24.1293

Fri Mar 15 2013

Jobs: Language Acq; Socioling; Phonetics: Asst Prof, University of Delaware

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 15-Mar-2013
From: Dr. Irene Vogel <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Phonetics: Assistant Professor, University of Delaware, Delaware, USA
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University or Organization: University of Delaware Job Location: Delaware, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics

**This position has been filled.

The University of Delaware Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science invites applications for a one-year (9 months) temporary part-time assistant professor teaching position, to support the Department's undergraduate teaching needs in the cognitive science and linguistics majors. In particular, we seek candidates with expertise in phonetics who can teach some combination of the courses listed below.

Rank:Part time Assistant Professor, non-tenure track (9-month hire); salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Teach a 2 + 2 load that includes the following undergraduate courses:

Must be able to teach:
- Laboratory phonetics
- Introduction to acoustic phonetics
- Anatomy and physiology of speech

Must be able to teach one or more of the following:
- Language acquisition
- Introduction to linguistics
- Sociolinguistics

Qualifications:Applicants for this position should have a Ph.D. in hand or expect to complete their degree requirements prior to appointment. The degree can be in linguistics or a related field.

The University:The University of Delaware is a private state-assisted research university, enrolling approximately 20,000 students. The city of Newark, with a population of approximately 30,000 is located in northeastern Delaware, fourteen miles southwest of Wilmington, the principal city of the state. Students and faculty enjoy easy access to cultural events in Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The Department:The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science (at the URL above) offers a PhD in Linguistics, a Master’s degree in Cognitive Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. The Department is comprised of 9 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 26 PhD students, 7 MA students, 172 undergraduate majors and 58 minors.

Application:Applicants should apply at the application email address below by attaching a letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including telephone number and email address) and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in one PDF document by April 15, 2013. Additional information may be requested at a later date. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Irene Vogel, Search Committee Chair at the contact email address below.

Deadline:March 31, 2013.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Search Committee Chair Dr. Irene Vogel Email:

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