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Assistant/Associate Professor in Hispanic Linguistics

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Hispanic Linguistics

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Posted: Aug 30, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin ( is seeking applicants for an Advanced Assistant /Associate Professor in Hispanic Linguistics, beginning Fall semester, academic year 2022-23. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, to maintain an active research program, and to provide service to the Department, College of Liberal Arts, and the University.


The candidate should be specialized in Second Language Acquisition and/or Heritage Spanish and should employ experimental or computational methods in the analysis of linguistic phenomena. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can offer any, or a combination, of the following fields: phonetics/phonology, syntax/semantics, discourse/pragmatics and who can carry out field, laboratory or corpus research that links empirical findings to theory. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D., and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated evidence of high-quality research and teaching.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching philosophy, three reference letters, and up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work. Questions should be addressed to Professor Sandro Sessarego, Chair of the Search Committee, at, with copy to Lisa Mailloux at Application review will begin November 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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