The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science
University of Delaware seeks an assistant professor in phonetics/laboratory phonology.

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of phonetics and/or laboratory phonology.  The position will commence September 1, 2018.  The successful candidate will have a strong research program in phonetics and/or laboratory phonology and will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.  Candidates must be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in phonetics and ideally in phonology as well.  A secondary specialization in sociolinguistics, endangered languages, first or second language acquisition, communication disorders, or a related field is desirable.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in Linguistics or related field, or should expect to complete their degree requirements prior to appointment.  Applicants should apply on-line at and should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research program, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (including evidence of teaching ability if available), and sample publications.  They should also arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation. We particularly welcome applications from members of underrepresented minorities.   Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017; for fullest consideration, all application materials should be submitted by that date.  Questions should be directed to Irene Vogel at: ivogel@udel.

The University of Delaware combines leadership in research with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.  The main campus in Newark, Delaware provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.  The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science ( offers a PhD in Linguistics, a Master's degree in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science (with a concentration in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. The Department is comprised of 11 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 30 PhD students, 25 MA students, 300 undergraduate majors and 60 minors.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer  and Title IX institution.which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.  For the University's complete non-discrimination statement, please visit

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