LINGUIST List 32.3570

Wed Nov 10 2021

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonology; Syntax: Assistant Professor of Theoretical/Computational Linguistics, Baruch College, CUNY

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Date: 09-Nov-2021
From: Timothy Aubry <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonology; Syntax: Assistant Professor of Theoretical/Computational Linguistics, Baruch College, CUNY, New York, NY, USA
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University or Organization: Baruch College, CUNY
Department: English
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Theoretical/Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonology; Syntax


The English Department at Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a focus in Theoretical / Computational Linguistics. The successful candidate will serve as Assistant Professor in the English Department beginning August 25, 2022.

The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to our mission of educating one of the most diverse student bodies in the U.S. Successful candidates will collaborate with current faculty to help design and teach upper division courses in linguistics and first-year writing for multilingual students.

The Assistant Professor of Theoretical/Computational Linguistics will have expertise within the following: general theoretical linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonology, historical linguistics) and/or computational linguistics. Additional welcome areas of interest may include natural language processing, underrepresented/minority languages, language variation and bilingualism, world Englishes, writing studies, corpus linguistics, and/or computer-assisted language learning. The candidate would be able to engage with the applied orientation of the department, teaching theoretical linguistics to a general audience of students while inciting interest in its growing practical applications. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to work across disciplinary interests within the English Department, and with college departments and programs such as Modern Languages, Translation Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, and/or Black and Latino Studies.

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Compensation and Benefits: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. by August 26, 2022, in Linguistics, English, or a related field. Applicants should have experience teaching on the undergraduate level, with preference given to those who have taught or developed upper division courses in linguistics and who have experience teaching first-year writing, particularly courses devoted to ELL students. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. Applicants also should have a good understanding of and experience with teaching a diverse student body.

How to Apply:
To be considered for this position, please submit your application online via the application link below.
Candidate should submit:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Three letters of recommendation
- Diversity narrative describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university
- A writing sample (no more than 25 pages double-spaced)
- A teaching portfolio showcasing the following:
- A statement of Teaching Philosophy
- A sample syllabus

Step Two:
Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.‚Äč

Application Deadline: 23-Dec-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Lisa Blankenship

Page Updated: 10-Nov-2021