LINGUIST List 32.3209

Mon Oct 11 2021

Jobs: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics/Psycholinguistics, University of Georgia

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Date: 11-Oct-2021
From: Keith Langston <>
Subject: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics/Psycholinguistics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Georgia
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics/Psycholinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Experimental Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2022.

We seek a candidate whose research focuses on the use of experimental methods and/or computational models to understand how language is acquired, processed, and perceived. Emphasis on bi-/multilingualism preferred. Teaching duties will include courses in language acquisition and psycholinguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on more specialized topics relating to the individual’s research interests. The teaching load is four courses per year.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or in a related discipline in hand at the time of appointment.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

Please apply via the application link below. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, writing sample, unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Referees will receive instructions by e-mail for submitting recommendations. To assure full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2021 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ms. Amy Smoler

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