LINGUIST List 29.1207

Thu Mar 15 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Lecturer, Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 15-Mar-2018
From: Brett Hyde <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Lecturer, Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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University or Organization: Washington University in Saint Louis
Department: Linguistics Program
Job Location: Missouri, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer in Linguistics

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax


The Linguistics Program at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking candidates for a full-time lecturer to begin Fall 2018. The initial appointment is for one academic year with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours per semester (or an equivalent workload.) Candidates should be prepared to teach Introduction to Linguistics and basic undergraduate courses in syntax and semantics. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are prepared to teach an additional course—such as morphology, phonology, or computational linguistics—at an introductory undergraduate level.

The Linguistics Program is housed in the Philosophy Department at Washington University. It has close ties to the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Program in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. Candidates interested in interacting with faculty in one or more of these departments (for example, candidates with an interest in philosophy of language, psycholinguistics, or general cognitive science) are especially encouraged to apply.

Ph.D. in Linguistics must be completed by start of the appointment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Deadline for applications is April 15. Send curriculum vitae, writing sample, a one-page statement of research interests, and information on teaching experience to our website at, and apply for job posting number 39617. Also, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Brett Hyde
Phone: 314-935-7612

Page Updated: 15-Mar-2018