LINGUIST List 30.1722

Mon Apr 22 2019

Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

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Date: 21-Apr-2019
From: Lise Dobrin <>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: University of Virginia
Department: Anthropology
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics


The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology seeks to hire an Anthropological Linguist for a one-year appointment as an Academic General Faculty Member (Tenure-Ineligible) at the Assistant Professor rank. The term of appointment runs from August 25, 2019 through May 24, 2020. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester including a large undergraduate lecture course in Languages of the World and two other courses on topics in general linguistics such as phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, linguistic field methods, historical linguistics, or linguistic typology.

A Ph.D. in Linguistics or another appropriate field is required by the start date. Candidates must be prepared to teach courses in structural linguistics that contribute to the interdepartmental Linguistics M.A. program and undergraduate major, as well as to the Anthropology graduate and undergraduate programs. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is also required.

Review of applications will begin May 13, 2019. Interviews with finalists will be conducted electronically.

To Apply:
Upload the following materials at the application link provided below (Requisition number R0005125):
- A cover Letter,
- A resume/CV, and
- Contact information for three references.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Lise Dobrin at the contact information provided below.

For information about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty search advisor,

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Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof. Lise Dobrin
Phone: 434-924-7048
Fax: 434-924-1350

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