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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Linguistics

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8800z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, up to three representative papers (in fields labeled 'Writing Sample,' 'Other Doc 2' and 'Other Doc 3'), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, all materials must be received by April 14, 2017. The department will interview candidates via skype in late April 2017.

Position Information

Position Information

Department English
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Linguistics
Working Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Linguistics
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F8800z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7002
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Linguistics

The George Mason University Program in Linguistics, within the Department of English, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics with a specialization in phonology beginning Fall 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Linguistics Program at Mason offers a Ph.D., M.A., an undergraduate concentration, and various minors in linguistics. Information about the linguistics program can be found at http://linguistics.gmu.edu/.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics; and
  • Must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship, and in graduate and undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A secondary specialization in experimental phonology or second language acquisition is strongly favored.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8800z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, up to three representative papers (in fields labeled ‘Writing Sample,’ ‘Other Doc 2’ and ‘Other Doc 3’), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, all materials must be received by April 14, 2017. The department will interview candidates via skype in late April 2017.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: April 14, 2017
Posting Date 03/10/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions) 2
  2. Other Doc (as specified in Special Instructions) 3