LINGUIST List 25.4888

Wed Dec 03 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 02-Dec-2014
From: Judith Kaplan-Weinger <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University
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University or Organization: Northeastern Illinois University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics and teaching expertise and scholarly currency in at least two of the following core areas of linguistics: syntax, semantics, syntax-semantic interface, morphology, phonology. Secondary research/teaching specialties should be from the following areas: historical linguistics, typology, structure of non-Indo-European languages, endangered language documentation. The applicant should also have experience teaching general linguistics at the graduate and undergraduate levels and general education classes at the undergraduate level, to a diverse student body. Applicants must have a strong research agenda in an area relevant to the program and have interest in interdisciplinary curriculum and research. Knowledge of a second language is a plus.

Northeastern Illinois University is primarily a teaching institution with a teaching workload of three courses per semester (fall/spring). Besides teaching in their area of expertise, the ideal candidate is expected to teach a variety of introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in syntax, morphology and phonology. He/she will also lead and promote student research, advise Master’s thesis students, keep an active research agenda and be involved in departmental and university-wide service.

Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area, and is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic serving institution. For more information visit us at

Interested applications should send a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, student course evaluations, and three letters of reference (with at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) by December 15th, 2014 to Mr. Aaron Stielstra at the address below.

NEIU is an AA/EOE employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mr. Aaron Stielstra
Department of Linguistics
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Contact Information:
Dr. Judith Kaplan-Weinger

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