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The Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan invites applications for a two-year position, beginning September 1, 2017. We seek outstanding applicants who have a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a focus on language processing. Candidates with expertise in language processing at the level of the word or above are strongly encouraged to apply. The position, partially endowed by the journal Language Learning, involves teaching two courses per year and continuing an innovative research program.

Applicants should submit

  • a letter of application
  • a curriculum vitae
  • research and teaching statements
  • one or more representative publications or other writings
  • evidence of teaching excellence
  • three letters of reference should be submitted

The Linguistics Department and the University of Michigan recognize and value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants to comment in their application letter and their statements on how their research, teaching, service and outreach activities contribute to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

Review of dossiers will begin on January 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Email queries can be sent to Robin Queen, Chair, Linguistics.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.

Applications should be submittted here