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Thu Dec 11 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics; Visiting Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College

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Date: 11-Dec-2014
From: Ted Fernald <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Visiting Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Swarthmore College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position in theoretical linguistics beginning in Fall 2015 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The teaching load is five courses over the academic year. Teaching experience is essential, as is the ability to teach several of the following: Introduction to Linguistics, Syntax, Phonology, Semantics, Morphology, Field Methods / Language Documentation, and an advanced seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise. The Linguistics Department is a collaborative Tri-College curricular program involving faculty and students from Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges.

Please submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a one-page statement of courses you would like to teach, (4) three letters of recommendation, and (5) two articles or chapters you have written. All materials must be submitted electronically, through Academic Jobs Online (below)
by February 2, 2015. We will require applicants to have the PhD in hand before the beginning of the term of appointment.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Application Deadline: 02-Feb-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Ted Fernald

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