LINGUIST List 29.1913

Mon May 07 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Adjunct Professor, University of California Los Angeles

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 27-Apr-2018
From: Nancy Gutierrez <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Adjunct Professor, University of California Los Angeles, USA
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University or Organization: University of California
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: UCLA Department of Linguistics: Assistant Adjunct Professor

Job Rank: Adjunct Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax


The UCLA Department of Linguistics anticipates making two full time appointments at the rank of Assistant Adjunct Professor starting Fall 2018. These will be two year appointments subject to satisfactory evaluation at the end of year one of the appointment. The appointments will be in areas of (i) phonetics-phonology-general linguistics, and (ii) syntax-semantics-general linguistics. Additional ability to teach a course in computational linguistics is desirable. The teaching load for the positions will be five courses per year over three quarters (last week of September to middle of June) of teaching. The appointees will be expected to conduct original research, and to participate in the research life of the department, interacting with graduate students and other faculty members and attending a weekly seminar in their area of expertise.

Fall 2018 instruction will begin in the last week of September 2018. Salary will be based on the current UCLA Assistant Professor salary scales. Further information will be provided at the time of hire.

Applicants should make use of UCLA’s job application link below to submit the following:
- cover letter (Required)
- curriculum vitae (Required)
- three letters of recommendation, ideally including letters discussing the applicant’s teaching record
- statement of teaching philosophy (Optional)
- copies of teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (strongly encouraged)
- copies of three representative research papers

The deadline of applications is May 28, 2018 but we will continue to accept applications till the positions are filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underrepresented minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

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Web Address for Applications:
Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics:
Syntax, Semantics and General Linguistics:

Application Deadline: 28-May-2018

Contact Information:
Academic Personnel Officer Nancy Gutierrez
Phone: 310-825-5018

Page Updated: 07-May-2018