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Faculty Search - Fall 2019

Tenure Line Position in Linguistics at Northwestern University

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill a tenure-line position with a start date of September 1, 2019. We are looking for candidates who pursue an integrated approach to the scientific study of language, utilizing experimental, computational, and/or data-intensive approaches to inform linguistic theory and its applications. The candidate will join a vibrant interdisciplinary community including researchers from cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, psychology, and speech science.

We seek candidates with a forward-looking research program that holds the promise of future external funding. Although we expect to hire at the rank of assistant professor, more senior candidates will also be considered.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should arrive by November 2nd, 2018. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Psychology, or a related field by the start date. Please include a CV (including contact information), statements of research and teaching interests, reprints or other written work, teaching evaluations (if available), and the names of three references (with their contact information). References will separately receive upload instructions after you have submitted your application (letters of reference should arrive as close to November 2nd as possible).

The Department is strongly committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects – including, but not limited to, race/ethnicity, and gender, as well as disability, sexual orientation, and gender expression and identity. We encourage applications from candidates that share this vision.

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Matt Goldrick, Chair ( Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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