LINGUIST List 31.3644

Mon Nov 30 2020

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-Nov-2020
From: Ryann Leahy <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
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University or Organization: University of Colorado at Boulder
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Colorado, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor for Native American/Indigenous Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Linguistics, appointment beginning August 2021. We seek a specialist in one or more Native American/Indigenous languages of North America who (a) combines this focus with research interests in a major subfield of linguistics and (b) shows evidence of innovative research and a strong potential to contribute to the Department’s teaching mission.

We especially welcome applications from scholars who:
- Engage in community-based research;
- Share the Department's commitment to cognitive-functional and usage-based explanation, data-intensive/quantitative research methods, and interdisciplinary training/scholarship.

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and service. Standard teaching load is 3 courses per year. Our interview processes at all levels will be conducted virtually. The PhD must be in hand by August 21, 2021; otherwise, the hire will be at the Instructor level.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter;
- Curriculum Vitae;
- Sample of Work (Publication Optional);
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy;
- Statement of Research Philosophy;
- Diversity and Inclusion Statement

In the diversity/inclusion statement, we would be interested in learning about your relationship with the communities (whose languages) you work with.

For consideration, applications must be submitted through the URL listed below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Laura Michaelis-Cummings

Page Updated: 30-Nov-2020