LINGUIST List 29.2201

Mon May 21 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Rank Open, Modern Language Association of America

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 21-May-2018
From: Samantha Bowens <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Rank Open, Modern Language Association of America, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Modern Language Association of America
Department: Bibliographic Information Services
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Indexer

Job Rank: Linguistics Indexer; Rank Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): Romance


The Modern Language Association’s office of bibliographic information services seeks a linguistics indexer to index, edit, and proofread linguistics materials for the MLA International Bibliography.

- Indexes publications related to linguistics material
- Assists in maintaining records on periodical coverage and advises the editor of the Directory of Periodicals on linguistics periodicals
- Advises the thesaurus staff on issues related to linguistics

- Advanced degree in linguistics (expertise in Romance languages preferred)
- Reading knowledge of at least one language other than English
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Organizational acumen
- Ability to work independently

This is a full-time, on-site position at the MLA offices in downtown New York City. Salary is commensurate with experience. The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. Candidates must be able to work legally in New York State. The MLA is unable to provide relocation assistance.

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to the email address provided below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Coordinator of Human Resources Samantha Bowens

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