LINGUIST List 26.1028

Sat Feb 21 2015

Jobs: General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Feb-2015
From: Jael Cosico <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles
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University or Organization: University of California, Los Angeles
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguistics Lecturer: Academic Year 2015-2016

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Subject to budgetary availability, the UCLA Department of Linguistics anticipates making a number of Lecturer appointments for academic year 2015-16. Appointees will be paid an annual salary spread over a twelve month period between July 1, 2015 and June 30th, 2016, but the instruction dates are 9/29/14-6/12/15. The courses that need to be covered are mostly undergraduate courses for linguistics majors, but may also include some teaching of introductory courses in the General Education program.

The department seeks to fill these positions with full-time, full-year appointments but will consider part-time and part-year applicants. For a full year, salary will range from $45,975 to $59,717 based on highest degree, qualifications and teaching experience, and 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: phonology, syntax, semantics, computational linguistics, and introductory linguistics courses. The catalog descriptions for courses in these areas may be consulted at

Applicants should make use of UCLA’s job application web site (below) 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, 2015. Please direct queries concerning the position to the department’s Personnel Coordinator, Jael Cosico, at the email address below, referring to the position as “Linguistics full-time lecturer positions 2015-2016”.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy -

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Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Academic Personnel Coordinator Jael Cosico

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