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Lecturer - Department of Linguistics 2021-22

Application Window

Open date: May 17th, 2021

Last review date: Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California at Davis invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Linguistics for the 2021-22 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval and the teaching needs of the department. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated research and teaching expertise. A completed Ph.D. degree in Linguistics or related field is required.

The candidate should have a strong background in general linguistics, phonetics/phonology, psycholinguistics, and/or English and global communication, world languages, and English grammar. He/she should be able to teach upper division courses in the areas of expertise. Experience working with teaching assistants is preferred and experience with Canvas, a class management system, is a plus.

Appointments will be on a quarter by quarter basis depending on need. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience. Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and list of references to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04186

To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by June 2, 2021, but materials will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California at Davis and the Department of Linguistics are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field is required

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Demonstrated teaching expertise

Preferred qualifications

    The candidate should have a strong background in general linguistics phonetics/phonology, psycholinguistics, and/or English and global communication, world languages, and English grammar. He/she should be able to teach upper division courses in the areas of expertise.

    Preference will be given to candidates familiar with current problems and theories in the analysis of word structure, who are experienced working with teaching assistants, and are competent in the use of Canvas, a class management system.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Evidence of Teaching Ability - Teaching evaluations, course materials, etc.

  • Additional Information (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04186

Help contact: aychang@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Davis, CA