LINGUIST List 31.2940

Tue Sep 29 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Virginia

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 28-Sep-2020
From: Eve Danziger <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics: Lecturer, University of Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: University of Virginia
Department: Anthropology: Linguistics Program
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics


The University of Virginia Department of Anthropology seeks to hire an anthropological linguist for a one-semester appointment as Lecturer (Tenure-Ineligible). The term of the appointment runs from January 4, 2021 through May 23, 2021. Candidates must be prepared to teach courses in structural linguistics that contribute to the interdepartmental Linguistics M.A. program and undergraduate major in Linguistics, as well as to the Anthropology graduate and undergraduate programs.

The successful candidate will teach three courses in the spring semester 2021. One is a course in historical linguistics. The other two are open, but should cover topics in general linguistics. Candidates may propose to teach all three courses online; however, a commitment to excellence in teaching is required regardless of whether courses meet in person or online. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please follow the application link provided below.

Electronically attach the following materials:
- Curriculum vitae;
- A letter of application that emphasizes teaching experience,
- Preparedness to teach, and proposed courses; and
- Contact information for two references.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Eve Danziger

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