a LINGUIST List 30.4446: Jobs: Typology: Visiting Professor, The University of New Mexico

LINGUIST List 30.4446

Fri Nov 22 2019

Jobs: Typology: Visiting Professor, The University of New Mexico

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>

Date: 18-Nov-2019
From: Yvonne Martinez-Ingram <ymartinunm.edu>
Subject: Typology: Visiting Professor, The University of New Mexico, USA
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University or Organization: The University of New Mexico
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New Mexico, USA
Web Address: http://www.unm.edu/~linguist
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor; Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Typology


The University of New Mexico’s Department of Linguistics invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Linguistics, to begin in August 2020. We seek candidates specializing in typology, whose research orientation is compatible with our commitment to cognitive, functional, usage-based approaches to linguistic explanation. Competitive applicants will have additional expertise in language description, language documentation, corpus linguistics or discourse analysis. A successful candidate will be capable of teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including typology and semantics.

The UNM Department of Linguistics is particularly concerned with the study of languages native to the Americas, signed languages, and varieties of Spanish. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance our existing strengths in linguistic typology, cognitive linguistics, language documentation and description, variationist sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and laboratory phonology.

New Mexico is one of the most multilingual and multicultural states in the U.S. Building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment is a core value at UNM. Applicants are required to submit a statement discussing how their research, teaching, service, and/or outreach activities will help UNM advance equity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualification:
- Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field in hand by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Specialization in typology;
- Secondary specialization in language description;
- Research and teaching experience in language documentation, semantics, corpus linguistics or discourse analysis;
- Excellence in scholarship in areas of specialization;
- Excellence in teaching;
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Candidates are asked to apply online at the application link below by submitting:
- A cover letter,
- A teaching statement (approximately one page),
- Teaching evaluations,
- A diversity statement (approximately one page),
- A curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and
- Three letters of recommendation.

To learn more about UNM and Albuquerque, see https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/. Questions about this position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Rosa Vallejos at the contact information below.

For best consideration, please apply by the application deadline provided below.

Job Posting #: req11202
Job Posting Title: Visiting Asst. Professor

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=11202&site=14
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Rosa Vallejos Yopan
Email: rvallejosunm.edu

Page Updated: 25-Nov-2019