LINGUIST List 29.3522

Thu Sep 13 2018

Jobs: Morphology; Typology: Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

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Date: 11-Sep-2018
From: Andrew Cowell <>
Subject: Morphology; Typology: Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
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University or Organization: University of Colorado Boulder
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Colorado, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Morphology and Typology, Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Typology


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Linguistics, appointment beginning August 2019.

We seek candidates specializing in morphology and typology. Potential areas of focus include language change, language contact, language reconstruction, language documentation, linguistic prehistory, and language processing and acquisition. The ideal candidate will have a research orientation that aligns with the Department's emphasis on cognitive-functional and usage-based explanation, its commitment to data-intensive and quantitative research methods, and its record of interdisciplinary training and scholarship. A competitive applicant will show evidence of innovative research and a strong potential to contribute to the Department’s teaching mission.

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and service. Standard teaching load is 3.5 courses per year.

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Initial interviews will be conducted at the LSA meeting in January, 2019; remote interviews can also be arranged. The PhD must be in hand by August 19, 2019; otherwise, the hire will be at the Instructor level.

Application Deadline: 16-Nov-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Andrew Cowell
Phone: 3037354194

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