LINGUIST List 30.4307

Wed Nov 13 2019

Jobs: Sign Language; American Sign Language; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Nov-2019
From: Tammy Bartels <>
Subject: Sign Language; American Sign Language; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin Madison
Department: Language Sciences Program
Job Location: Wisconsin, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Professor

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)
                            Sign Language


Full-time, tenure-track University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty position at the Assistant (or Associate) Professor level to start August 2020 for candidates with training in American or other Sign Language research and issues of access and opportunity for Deaf people; evidence of high-quality scholarly research; potential for securing external funding; experience in teaching and mentoring; and interest in collaborating with other language researchers across departments.

The candidate may have a primary focus on the structure, acquisition, processing, or neural representation of American or other Sign Languages or the relationship between American or other Sign Languages and Deaf cultures.

This tenure-track faculty position is part of the Opening Doors Through Language: Access and Equity faculty hiring cluster at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. More information is available at the application link provided below.

For additional questions, please feel free to contact the search committee chair: Morton Ann Gernsbacher, PhD, Vilas Research Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison (pronouns: she/her/hers) at the contact information below.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 10, 2019; however, the position will remain open, and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

To apply for this job, please visit the application link below. The PVL number is 100992.

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Morton Ann Gernsbacher

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