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Lecturer - Department of Linguistics

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 30th, 2017
Last review date: July 15th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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.


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California at Davis invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Linguistics for the 2017-18 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 is required.

The candidate should have a strong background in both the structural and applied/social aspects of linguistics. He/she should be able to teach Introduction to Linguistics, and Language and Society to large classes of undergraduates, as well as lower division courses such as English Grammar and/or Introduction to Phonetics. Experience working with TAs 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:

To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by July 15, 2017, but materials will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job location

Davis, CA




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