Program in Linguistics and Department of Classics, Assistant Professor

Institution Name 
Washington University in St. Louis
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Computational Linguistics
Additional Desirable Specialties 
Classical languages; Digital Humanities
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
March 5, 2021
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
Yes

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Program in Linguistics and Department of Classics-Assistant Professor. The Program in Linguistics and the Department of Classics at Washington University in St. Louis invite applications for a tenure track appointment in Computational Linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall semester of 2021. The position is part of Washington University’s broader initiative in Data Analytics and Digital Technology: https://insideartsci.wustl.edu/digital-transformation-hiring-initiative. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in Ancient Greek, Latin, or other languages of the ancient Mediterranean, but we will give full consideration to candidates with other language specialties.  We are also particularly interested in applicants who can contribute to Washington University’s Humanities Digital Workshop. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or other relevant field is required at the time of appointment (July 1, 2021). Duties will include teaching (four courses per year, 2 courses per semester), conducting research, writing for publication, supervising student research, and normal non-teaching departmental and university duties.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed; applications received by March 5, 2021, will receive full consideration.  Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of reference, a succinct writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and a brief statement of teaching and research interests. Application materials should be submitted through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/84098.

Inquiries about submitting application materials should be sent to Linguistics Program Administrator Rachel Dunaway (rdunaway@wustl.edu). Other inquiries should be sent to Search Committee Chair, Brett Hyde (bhyde@wustl.edu).

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

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Course Load 
2-2
Placement Year 

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