This job has expired

Linguistics Faculty, Professorial Track

Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Starting rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2022

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Job Title:  Linguistics Faculty, Professorial Track (may be underfilled with visitor)

Job Classification: Faculty CFS-Professorial 

Posting close date: Sept. 1, 2022

Start date of this position:  August 1, 2023

Required Degree:  A Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field.

Required degree must be completed by the start date.


The Department offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs:  MA, BA, and minor in Linguistics; a BA in Applied English Linguistics; an MA and minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL); a BA and minor in Editing and Publishing; and a minor in Linguistic Computing.  A candidate is sought who can contribute to the linguistics program broadly.  Although expertise in areas such as morphology, semantics, pragmatics, and/or discourse analysis is desirable, compelling applicants with other specializations are urged to apply.  The ability to teach courses in other specialties (e.g., TESOL, Editing and Publishing, Linguistic Computing) within the department is highly desirable.


Primary responsibilities under a 10-month contract include teaching, research, citizenship, and mentoring. Teaching load is 6 courses per year with some flexibility for exceptional scholarly productivity. A successful candidate will be expected to live in (e.g., move to) Utah and teach in-person classes. Candidates should have a strong potential for or evidence of a research agenda and be able to publish independently and with colleagues in their respective fields. Citizenship duties may involve contributing to the program and department vision and serving on committees. Mentoring will involve serving on Linguistics and TESOL graduate thesis committees and developing research projects with graduate and undergraduate students that lead to publications.  

All qualified candidates are invited to apply, including women, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Starting rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process, they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application - Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.


Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.


A world yearning for hope and joy needs a different model of university. At Brigham Young University, belief enhances inquiry, study amplifies faith, and revelation leads to rich understanding. Teaching and research are both valued, and excellence and affordability go hand in hand. As the flagship higher education institution of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU strives to be among the exceptional universities in the world and an essential university for the world.

Find Us
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert