LINGUIST List 30.1607

Fri Apr 12 2019

Jobs: Phonology: Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota

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Date: 12-Apr-2019
From: Liz Olson <>
Subject: Phonology: Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
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University or Organization: University of Minnesota
Department: Institute of Linguistics
Job Location: Minnesota, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Contract Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Adjunct Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


The Institute of Linguistics at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, invites applicants for a Contract Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position in Linguistics with a specialization in phonology for the 2019-2020 academic year.

This is a one academic year appointment beginning August 26, 2019 and concluding May 24, 2020. The teaching load for this position is 5 courses over two semesters. The successful candidate will teach three phonology courses and two additional courses in the Linguistics undergraduate or graduate program. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to mentor and advise students at all levels of the program.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D in Linguistics by time of appointment. The successful candidate will have a strong background in phonology, a demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.

Salary is competitive and will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of academic preparation and professional experience, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and the strength of recommendations.

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Minnesota’s employment site via the application link provided below. Application materials must include a CV and a cover letter addressing research and teaching experience. The cover letter should also include the names and contact information for three recommenders. The search committee will contact recommenders directly for letters of recommendation.

Additional required materials include evidence of teaching ability and one representative writing sample. These items must be uploaded after the application is submitted via the “My Job Applications” page.

Applicants should apply before the priority deadline of April 26, 2019, in order to ensure full consideration. The position is open until filled. Questions about the job should be directed to the contact information provided below.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Application Deadline: 26-Apr-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Liz Olson

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