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Assistant Professor in Phonological Theory

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in phonological theory with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The department particularly welcomes applicants whose research productively engages with any of the following areas: computational linguistics, quantitative approaches, fieldwork, sociolinguistics, and cognitive science.

Duties include maintaining an active program of research, strong commitment to teaching and supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participating in the academic life of the department. Applicants must have a doctoral degree prior to start of appointment.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. The applicant should upload a single pdf containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement with supporting material such as syllabi and/or evals, 3 sample research papers or articles (individual dissertation chapters are acceptable), and the names of 3 referees that may be contacted by USC. We welcome substantive remarks on diversity, equity and inclusion in the candidate’s teaching and/or research statements.

Any questions may be directed to Stephanie Shih, Phonology Search Committee Chair,

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20105323 Posted Date: 08/18/2021

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