Visiting Assistant Professor – Linguistics (Specialization: Language Documentation and Description

Rochester, NY

Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester ( invites applications for a one-year non-tenure track appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2023. We seek candidates with a record of excellence in teaching and research with a specialization in language documentation and description, with a secondary specialization in computational methods and/or theoretical linguistics being advantageous. Duties include teaching our field methods courses, and potentially introductory linguistics and courses in phonetics/phonology, morphology, or syntax, depending on candidate's expertise. Experience with or interest in interdisciplinary work is highly desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand before the appointment begins.

The Department of Linguistics is part of a larger active interdisciplinary community consisting of faculty and students doing language research in linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy, computer science, and neuroscience. We seek candidates who are likely to benefit by those connections. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three recommendation letters, and teaching evaluations, if available, to: . Any questions should be addressed to Scott Grimm ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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