LINGUIST List 29.1112

Mon Mar 12 2018

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 08-Mar-2018
From: Brandi Liford <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the area of Sociolinguistics to begin August 1, 2018. The successful applicant will be comfortable teaching courses ranging from an introduction to language and identity for undergraduate non-majors, undergraduate sociolinguistics, graduate introduction to sociolinguistics, and sociolinguistic fieldwork at the undergraduate level. They may also have the opportunity to engage in student mentoring, with a variety of students enrolled in one of IU's many language and linguistics programs.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) by August 1, 2018 in Linguistics, or a related field with extensive experience in variationist sociolinguistics. Ideal candidates will have research and teaching interests that align well with the department and the related programs at IU. Indiana University and the Department of Linguistics have a tradition of diverse language and linguistics education, well-developed connections with cognitive science, speech and hearing science, and computer science, and the presence of Linguist List, among many other opportunities for integration.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at the link below. Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to: Stuart Davis at, or mailed to Department of Linguistics, Ballantine Hall 844, 1020 E Kirkwood Avenue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Brandi Liford

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