LINGUIST List 29.666

Fri Feb 09 2018

Jobs: Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology: Rank Open, Seoul National University

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 07-Feb-2018
From: Heejeong Ko <>
Subject: Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology: Rank Open, Seoul National University, South Korea
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University or Organization: Seoul National University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Seoul, Korea, South
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track (open rank) of Historical Linguistics

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology; Language variation


The Department of Linguistics at Seoul National University invites applications for a tenure-track (open rank) position in Historical Linguistics, beginning Fall 2018. The desired primary specialization is in historical linguistics. Desirable secondary specializations include language typology, documentation, and variation. More preference will be given to candidates who has worked with quantitative methods in the above fields. The candidate will have a strong theoretical background and demonstrated commitment to scholarly research and excellence in teaching.

Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in linguistics in-hand by the time of application. The candidate will be expected to contribute a variety of courses including language change, typology, and documentation from undergraduate level to doctoral seminars.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by March 1, 2018 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled; no application materials will be accepted after April 15, 2018. Candidates should send their applications, including a CV and samples of publications or other written work to the email address listed below. A minimum of three names of reference are to be included in the cover letter.

Salary and conditions will conform to Seoul National University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Seoul National University and are subject to the approval of the University.

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

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Heejeong Ko

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