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Assistant Professor (Linguistics in Phonology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature
Linguistics, Moore Hall
Date Posted:
November 01, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 02, 2016
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
To begin Fall 2017, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in the designated area of specialization; advise graduate students; conduct and publish research in area of specialization; pursue opportunities for external funding; perform related tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in Linguistics or related field from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD will be considered, but evidence must be provided that all requirements for the degree will be completed by 07/31/2017). Applicants are expected to have experience and expertise in phonological analysis, and evidence of an active research program.. Evidence of successful teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate linguistics courses is required.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Desirable qualifications include expertise in experimentation, computational methods, or quantitative methods, or a language or languages of Asia or the Pacific (especially Austronesian languages). We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests enhance and complement the strengths of the department. We seek someone who can excel in teaching, training, and supervision of graduate students and who can interact well with faculty in our department and in other departments.

To Apply:
Send a letter of application, CV, copies of key relevant publications, teaching and research statements, names and contact information for three referees by email to with "Assistant Professor-Phonology" in the subject line. Although electronic submissions are preferred, hard copy applications are acceptable. Priority will be given to those applications electronically received by or postmarked by December 2, 2016. Address to: Chair, Hiring Committee, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, 1890 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA. Applications that do not include all required documents shall be considered incomplete, and will not be considered.
  1. University of Hawaii, Department of Linguistics
  2. 1890 East-West Road, Moore 569
  3. ATTN: Chair, Hiring Committee
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Chair, Hiring Committee; 808-956-8602;

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