LINGUIST List 32.2739

Wed Aug 25 2021

Jobs: Phonology: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Phonology, University of Southern California

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 25-Aug-2021
From: Guillermo Ruiz <>
Subject: Phonology: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Phonology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Phonology

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in phonological theory with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The department particularly welcomes applicants whose research productively engages with any of the following areas: computational linguistics, quantitative approaches, fieldwork, sociolinguistics, and cognitive science.

Duties include maintaining an active program of research, strong commitment to teaching and supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participating in the academic life of the department. Applicants must have a doctoral degree prior to start of appointment.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application via the application link below. The applicant should upload a single pdf containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement with supporting material such as syllabi and/or evals, 3 sample research papers or articles (individual dissertation chapters are acceptable), and the names of 3 referees that may be contacted by USC. We welcome substantive remarks on diversity, equity and inclusion in the candidate’s teaching and/or research statements. The review of applications will begin October 31.

Any questions may be directed to Stephanie Shih, Phonology Search Committee Chair, at the email address provided below.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Application Deadline: 29-Oct-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Stephanie Shih

Page Updated: 25-Aug-2021