LINGUIST List 24.5324

Thu Dec 19 2013

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Lecturer, University of California

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 18-Dec-2013
From: Jael Cosico <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
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University or Organization: University of California, Los Angeles Department: Linguistics Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax


Subject to budgetary availability, the UCLA Department of Linguistics anticipates making two Lecturer appointments for academic year 2014-15 with the possibility of a single year renewal for 2015-16. Appointees will be paid an annual salary spread over a twelve month period between July 1, 2014 and June 30th, 2015, but the instruction dates are 9/29/14-6/12/15. One position will be for a specialist in phonetics and/or phonology; the other in syntax and/or semantics.

Qualifications: Should have Ph.D. degree by June 30th, 2014.

Salary will range from $45,975 to $54,650 based on qualifications and teaching experience, subject to future changes in the lecturer salary scale. Lecturer appointments that extend for the full academic year qualify for health insurance and other benefits.

The teaching load will be six courses per year with course assignments to be determined by the department, possibly including any of the following: teaching section meetings in introductory courses, teaching introductory courses, and teaching courses for the undergraduate major; a graduate proseminar may also be possible.

Applicants should make use of UCLA’s job application web site, to submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. The deadline for applications is March 15. Please direct queries concerning the position to the department’s Personnel Coordinator, Jael Cosico, at the contact email address below, referring to the position as “Full year lecturership in syntax-semantics/phonetics-phonology” as appropriate.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, for persons with disabilities , and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2014 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Academic Personnel Officer Jael Cosico Email:

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