Job Openings

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor with a specialization in Phonology.

We seek candidates who have a record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be able to teach introductory courses in general linguistics, phonology and morphology, as well as advanced courses in their area of specialization.  We seek applicants with research interests in morphophonology, and in formal and computational models.  Applicants with research interests in language acquisition or language documentation are also encouraged to apply. 

The appointment will start on August 1, 2017. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. degree by the time of the appointment. 

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law. 

Applications should be received by November 30 for full consideration. Dossiers should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one to three representative publications, and names (with contact information) of three references. 

Complete application materials must be submitted via email to: Mr. Conor Sinclair, conor.sinclair@georgetown.edu. Please send application materials as PDF files in a zipped folder with the applicant’s name.  The words Phonology Search and the applicant's name should appear in the subject line.  Applications should be addressed to: Phonology Search Committee, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, 1437 37th Street NW, Box 571051, Washington, DC 20057-1051, USA. Inquiries about the search can be sent to Prof. Elizabeth Zsiga (elizabeth.zsiga@georgetown.edu).