LINGUIST List 31.1497

Fri May 01 2020

Jobs: Spanish; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 29-Apr-2020
From: Erik Willis <>
Subject: Spanish; Language Acquisition: Post Doc, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoc in Hispanic Linguistics

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)


The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) invites applications for a two-year post-doc position in Hispanic Linguistics, beginning August 1, 2020. Any area of Hispanic Linguistics will be considered, with interest in quantitative approaches to second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics particularly desirable.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics (or related field) in hand by time of the appointment and should have earned their Ph.D. no earlier than 2019. Responsibilities will include 50% teaching and 50% research. Salary is $50,000 per year plus benefits. Teaching responsibilities will be three courses per year, including undergraduate courses in introductory Hispanic linguistics as well as second language acquisition, syntax, phonetics, sociolinguistics, or pragmatics. Experience teaching courses online is desirable. During the second year, there will be the possibility to teach a graduate course. Research responsibilities include a minimum of one scholarly presentation per year to the IU community, as well as the expectation of at least one scholarly article submitted per year. Post-docs are expected to participate actively in departmental and college research activities. Collaboration opportunities are available with faculty in Hispanic linguistics in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as well as with linguists across campus.

Application materials must include a cover letter, research statement, a diversity statement, sample of recent scholarship (an article or dissertation excerpt), teaching evaluations (if available), a current CV, and three letters of recommendation. Please address cover letter to Prof. Erik Willis, Committee Chair, and send materials via e-mail attachment to

We will start reviewing applications on May 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Erik Willis
Phone: 812-855-8494

Page Updated: 01-May-2020