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


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

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

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: 

Word on the Street

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