Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Linguistics advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Academic Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

Boston University (BU). Assistant Professor of Linguistics (Computational Linguistics). Tenure-track, Full time. Application deadline: 1 December 2020. Job ad on Linguist List. Updates:

University of Bayreuth (DEU:Bay). Junior Professor (Asst. Prof. equivalent). African Languages and the Construction of Knowledge. Deadline: 30 September 2020. Job ad on university website Updates:

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Assistant Professor of Linguistics (ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures) Tenure- Track, Full time, APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin on November 20, 2020. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled). Job application . Updates: 

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul (BOUN). Full Professor of Linguistics (Language Acquisition, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics). Deadline: 15 February 2021. Job ad on university webpage. Updates:

University of Nevada, Reno (UNR): Assistant Professor of Linguistic Anthropology (Ethnographic approach to the study of language and culture). Tenure-Track. Application Deadline: January 24, 2021. Job ad on university webpage. Updates:

University of York, York, UK. Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in English Language and Linguistics. Language change, language use, or language variation, with a special focus on varieties of English. Application deadline: February 18, 2021. Tenure-track (open contract), full-time. Job ad on university webpage.

University of York, York, UK. Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Sociolinguistics. Language variation and change, sociolinguistics, or varieties of English. Application deadline: February 14, 2021. Tenure-track (open contract), full-time. Job ad on university webpage.

Word on the Street[edit | edit source]

Has anyone heard if interview requests have gone out for the phonetics/phonology jobs from UC Santa Cruz, UW, or Concordia?

I have received a rejection letter from UC Santa Cruz.

I've gotten an interview request from UW - 1/15

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