LINGUIST List 29.4255

Thu Nov 01 2018

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Reed College

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Oct-2018
From: Karin Purdy <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Visiting Professor, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


Reed College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Linguistics, with a focus in Sociolinguistics, for the 2019-20 academic year, to commence in August 2019.

Reed is a selective undergraduate liberal arts institution with a commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship. The successful candidate will join a small but comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer five semester courses: two sections of our spring introductory course (Introduction to Language, Culture and Society) along with three upper-division courses in Sociolinguistics. The candidate will also supervise year-long senior thesis projects on an array of topics within linguistics.

Candidates with expertise in quantitative methods, social theory, and understudied or minority languages or language varieties are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching experience and experience advising student research projects are also highly desirable. PhD or ABD in Linguistics required for appointment.

Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application describing teaching and scholarly interests, a CV, two examples of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation to the application link provided below. In the letter of application, we invite you to describe the three upper-level courses you envision offering. We also invite you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

All application materials must be received by December 15th, 2018. For further information about this position, please contact Kara Becker at the contact information below. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values cultural and intellectual diversity as essential to the excellence of our academic programs, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Kara Becker

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