Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Arts & Sciences Tracking Code2850Job Description
Boston University Department of Linguistics invites applications for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics with a specialization in phonetics and phonology, for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition of inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a PhD to a woman (1877) and that Martin Luther King Jr. received his PhD here (1955). The Linguistics Program is committed to the College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (https://www.bu.edu/cas/about/diversity-inclusion/
) for building a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment for all. Applications from women, minorities, and candidates from other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor, we are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students, including those from underrepresented groups, in the study of language and are particularly interested in scholars who can contribute to the diversity and inclusiveness of the academic community, at BU and beyond, through their research, teaching, and service.
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Application materials should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21343
. These should include a cover letter, plus separate statements about research, teaching, and diversity/outreach activity, of not more than 2 pages each. Please also upload a curriculum vitae, documentation of success in teaching (e.g., complete sets of teaching evaluations, sample syllabi), and a selected sample of scholarly writing. Three reference letters are to be uploaded by recommenders. For full consideration, applications should be complete by Friday, April 1, 2022. For further information about the program, see http://ling.bu.edu
. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Barnes, chair of the search committee: [email protected]
Requirements include a PhD (in hand by time of appointment), strong background in linguistic theory, demonstrated teaching ability, and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. Ability to teach Linguistic Field Methods is a strong plus.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
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.
Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular