LINGUIST List 30.4446
Fri Nov 22 2019
Typology: Visiting Professor, The University of New Mexico
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Typology: Visiting Professor, The
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University or Organization:
The University of New Mexico
Job Location: New Mexico, USA
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.
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.
- Ph.D. in
Linguistics or related field in hand by the time of appointment.
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
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
Deadline: 15-Dec-2019 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=11202&site=14
Associate Professor Rosa Vallejos Yopan
Page Updated: 25-Nov-2019