LINGUIST List 28.1247

Tue Mar 14 2017

Jobs: Language Acquisition; Phonology: Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 13-Mar-2017
From: Steven Weinberger <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Phonology: Assistant Professor, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: George Mason University
Department: English, Program in Linguistics
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Phonology

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Phonology; experimental phonology, SLA


The George Mason University Program in Linguistics, within the Department of English, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics with a specialization in phonology beginning Fall 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Linguistics Program at Mason offers a Ph.D., M.A., an undergraduate concentration, and various minors in linguistics. Information about the linguistics program can be found at

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in Linguistics; and
- Must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship, and in graduate and undergraduate teaching. 

Preferred Qualifications:
- A secondary specialization in experimental phonology or second language acquisition is strongly favored.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8800z at the application link below; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, up to three representative papers (in fields labeled ‘Writing Sample,’ ‘Other Doc 2’ and ‘Other Doc 3’), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, all materials must be received by April 14, 2017. The department will interview candidates via Skype in late April 2017.

Application Deadline: 14-Apr-2017

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Steven Weinberger

Page Updated: 14-Mar-2017