ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS, College of Arts & Sciences
The Linguistics Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track AssistantProfessor of Linguistics, with a specialization in Phonology, to begin July 1, 2019, pendingbudgetary approval. S/he will teach courses in phonetics, phonology, and related areas and advisestudent research at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Additional expertise in any of thefollowing areas is desirable, but not required: computational approaches to the study of languages; linguistic variation; psycholinguistics and/or neurolinguistics; understudied or underdocumentedlanguages. Requirements include a PhD in Linguistics in hand by the start date, a strongbackground in linguistic theory, and demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and research.For further information about our academic programs, see http://ling.bu.edu.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition of inclusion and social justice. We areproud that we were the first American university to award a PhD to a woman (1877) and that MartinLuther King Jr. received his PhD here (1955). The Linguistics Program is committed to the Collegeof Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (https://www.bu.edu/cas/about/diversityinclusion/) for building a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment for all. Applications fromwomen, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are stronglyencouraged. Recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor, we arededicated to increasing the participation of all talented students, including those fromunderrepresented groups, in the study of language, and we are particularly interested in scholars whocan contribute to the diversity and inclusiveness of the academic community, at BU and beyond,through their research, teaching, and service.
DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.
Application materials should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11639. These should include a 2-page cover letter plusseparate statements about research and teaching, of not more than 2 pages each. Please alsoupload a curriculum vitae, documentation of success in teaching (e.g., student and/or peer teachingevaluations), and three selected publications. Three reference letters are to be uploaded byrecommenders. For full consideration, applications should be complete by October 20, 2018.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States