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Visiting Assistant Professor in psycholinguistics

Department of Linguistics
Urbana, Illinois
Commensurate with the experience
Start date
Sep 7, 2023

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The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in psycholinguistics. The position is for the Spring 2024 semester, with the possibility of renewal for the 2024-2025 academic year. The successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in psycholinguistics. Applicants are expected to have an active research agenda, mentor students, and engage in service activities appropriate to academic rank. We welcome applicants with expertise in areas such as (but not limited to): ERP methods; sentence processing; language acquisition. Target starting date is January 1, 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position, renewable yearly subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations. A Ph.D. in hand or ABD status in Linguistics or related area, with specialization in psycholinguistics, is required by the appointment start date. Candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment may be appointed at the rank of Instructor. After the candidate obtains the Ph.D., the appointment will be changed to Visiting Assistant Professor.

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on October 6, 2023.To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile through and upload all required application materials through this system: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, up to three representative publications or writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information or Interfolio ID for three professional references, who may be contact by HR for letters at a later date.  Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact search committee chair, Tania Ionin at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois must comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right toemploy restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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