Lecturer in Linguistics
University of California Davis
United States

Lecturer for Department of Linguistics Fall 2020

Job #JPF03581
  • Letters and Science: Social Sciences - LINGUISTICS

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 29th, 2020

Next review date: Friday, Jun 19, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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.


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California at Davis invites applications for a temporary teaching position in Linguistics for Fall Quarter 2020. 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 and morphology. 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.

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/JPF03581.

To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by June 19, 2020, 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. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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

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