LINGUIST List 30.4426

Thu Nov 21 2019

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology; Linguistics: Visiting Professor, Reed College

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 20-Nov-2019
From: Sameer Khan <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology; Linguistics: Visiting Professor, Reed College, Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology


**This position has been filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Reed College
Area: Phonetics and Phonology

Reed College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Linguistics with a focus in phonetics and phonology for the 2020-21 academic year, to commence in August 2020.

Reed is a selective undergraduate-only liberal arts institution with a commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship. The successful candidate will join a small but comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer five semester-long courses. These will include LING 320 Phonetics, LING 321 Phonology, LING 211 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (co-taught with another member of the department), and two upper-division courses in any area of phonetic and/or phonological expertise. The successful candidate will also advise yearlong senior thesis projects, and serve as the director of the Lab of Linguistics (LoL), which includes the supervision of the student LoL manager.

PhD earned or expected (i.e. defense date scheduled) is required for appointment. Appropriate fields for the PhD include Linguistics, Speech Science, and Phonetics, among others. Candidates with expertise in experimental methods, quantitative analysis, or the structure of understudied languages and language families are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching and in advising student research projects is also highly desirable.

Please submit your application materials through Interfolio at the application link provided below. The following items are required:
- A letter of application describing: Your teaching and scholarly interests, how your prior experience might inform your roles as instructor, lab director, and thesis adviser at Reed College, how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or service will support Reed College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion (, and courses you would be prepared to teach, including courses not already offered at Reed College
a. Your CV
b. Examples of your scholarly work
c. Three letters of recommendation

All application materials must be received by January 6, 2020. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 17, 2020. For further information about this position, please contact Sameer ud Dowla Khan at the contact information below.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values cultural and intellectual diversity as essential to the excellence of our academic programs, and especially encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Sameer Khan

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