Current Open Positions
The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks a Graduate Student Affairs Officer for immediate placement. The Graduate Student Affairs Officer (Grad SAO) oversees all aspects of the student affairs program, including graduate and undergraduate services, for the Department of Linguistics. This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule with one day remote and four days in person on the UCLA campus, depending on department and staff need. For more information and to apply, please see the official job posting.
Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Deadline to apply extended to November 30, 2021. Apply by this date to ensure full consideration.
The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a ladder faculty position (tenured or tenure-track), starting July 1, 2022, for a specialist in field linguistics. Candidates whose research bears on phonological theory are especially welcome. The ideal candidate will be both strong in linguistic theory and analysis and expert in modern methods of field data collection, organization, and storage, and will have experience working in partnership with native speaker communities. We anticipate making an appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, but applications from strongly qualified senior candidates are welcome. For more information and to apply, please see the official job posting.
Next review date: Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Nov 1, 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 UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for full-time and/or part-time Lecturers for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach undergraduate courses in introductory linguistics, syntax, language acquisition, bilingualism, historical linguistics, general and applied phonetics, applied phonology, etc. Ph.D. required (specialization in related field desirable). In accordance with current UCLA policy, all courses must be taught in person on the UCLA campus. The Linguistics Department will offer some of the following courses, depending on instructor availability:
- Winter quarter 2022 (Jan 3 – Mar 18, 2022): undergraduate Semantics II, undergraduate Phonology II, undergraduate historical linguistics
- Spring quarter 2022 (Mar 23 – June 10, 2022): undergraduate psycholinguistics
- Either quarter: undergraduate morphology, undergraduate neurolinguistics
Applicants should make use of UCLA’s job posting and submit the following:
- Cover Letter (Required)
- Curriculum Vitae (Required)
- Names of three referees that we can contact for reference (Required)
- Statement of teaching philosophy (Required)
- Copies of teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (Required)
Next review date: Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Nov 14, 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.