LINGUIST List 30.3534

Thu Sep 19 2019

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Harvard University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 19-Sep-2019
From: Arlene Navarro <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Harvard University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


The Department of Linguistics at Harvard University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in the area of phonology or phonetics, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. We expect to make the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The selected candidate will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct an innovative program of research in phonology and/or phonetics. Applicants with an additional area of research such as computational linguistics, experimental linguistics, or linguistic fieldwork are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted at the URL below and should include:
- A cover letter,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A research statement,
- Three representative research papers,
- A teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy),
- Teaching evaluations (if available), and
- A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

Applicants should provide names and contact information for three recommenders, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted.

Applications must be submitted no later than November 18, 2019. We expect to conduct preliminary interviews online.

We strongly encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: 18-Nov-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Administrator Arlene Navarro
Phone: 617-495-4006

Page Updated: 19-Sep-2019