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Lecturer - Department of Linguistics

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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


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 - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)