LINGUIST List 25.1340

Wed Mar 19 2014

Jobs: Spanish; General Linguistics; Hispanic Linguistics: Post Doc, Indiana University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Mar-2014
From: Kimberly Geeslin <>
Subject: Spanish; General Linguistics; Hispanic Linguistics: Post Doc, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoc in Hispanic Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Hispanic Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) invites applications for a two-year post-doc position in Hispanic Linguistics, beginning August 1, 2014. Any area of Hispanic Linguistics will be considered, with interest in quantitative approaches to linguistics desirable.

Applicants must have the PhD in Hispanic Linguistics (or related field) in hand by time of the appointment, and should have earned their PhD no earlier than 2011. Responsibilities will include 50% teaching and 50% research. Salary is $50,000 per year plus benefits. Teaching responsibilities will be four courses per year, including undergraduate courses in introductory Hispanic linguistics as well as syntax, phonetics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics or second language acquisition. During the second year there will be the possibility to teach a graduate course. Research responsibilities include a minimum of one scholarly presentation per year to the IU community, as well as the expectation of at least one scholarly article submitted per year. Post-docs are expected to participate actively in departmental and college research activities. Collaboration opportunities are available with faculty in Hispanic linguistics in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as well as with linguists across campus (

Application materials must include: cover letter, research statement, sample of recent scholarship (an article or dissertation excerpt), teaching evaluations (if available), a current CV, and three letters of recommendation. Please address cover letter to Prof. Kimberly Geeslin, Associate Chair, and send materials via e-mail attachment to the application email below.

We will start reviewing applications on March 26, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Kimberly Geeslin

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