Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Posting Date August 26, 2013
Vacancy # V-F20
Division Academic Affairs
Linguistics position (tenure track). Applicants must have a strong background in theoretical linguistics, broadly defined (syntax, phonology, morphology, and/or semantics) with a specialization in American Sign Language (ASL). Applicants studying any aspect of ASL are encouraged to apply, although candidates with an experimentally informed research program would be an especially good fit with current faculty. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, have an active research agenda, and participate in graduate student mentoring and student advisement. Willingness to provide service to the department, university and the larger professional community are also required.
Demonstrated ability in grant seeking/writing is a plus. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist in growing a minor in ASL Studies and in developing a partnership with the local deaf educational community.
Further information about the department and the research interests of its faculty is available at
Subject to Available Funding
Qualifications & Requirements
Earned Ph.D. in Linguistics required at the time of appointment. Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active research agenda including research in sign languages.
Salary Range Dependent upon qualifications.
Anticipated Start Date 09/01/2014
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Montclair State University
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Apply By Review of applications will begin immediatley. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Priority wil be given to applications received by December 2,2013.
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