LINGUIST List 32.548

Fri Feb 12 2021

Jobs: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories: Lecturer, Harvard University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 12-Feb-2021
From: Arlene Navarro <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories: Lecturer, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Harvard University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer: Open Specialization

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories


The Department of Linguistics seeks applications for a full-time lecturer with a specialization that is open to any of the broad areas of historical linguistics, field/descriptive linguistics, experimental linguistics, and linguistic theory. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching four courses (two per semester), including an undergraduate introduction to linguistics, at least one other undergraduate course to be determined, and at least one graduate course to be determined. The successful candidate must be available to contribute to the advising of both undergraduates and graduates in their area. The one-year appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021 and end on June 30, 2022.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in linguistics or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the application link provided below. Applications must be submitted no later than April 5, 2021.
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
- Statement of Research
- Publication
- Sample Syllabi
- Names and contact information of two referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. The application is considered complete only when two letters have been received.

Optional Documents:
- Course Evaluations
- Other

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: 05-Apr-2021

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Administrator Arlene Navarro

Page Updated: 12-Feb-2021