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Assistant Professor, Experimental Linguistics/Psycholinguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2022. We seek a candidate whose research focuses on the use of experimental methods and/or computational models to understand how language is acquired, processed, and perceived. Emphasis on bi-/multilingualism preferred. Teaching duties will include courses in language acquisition and psycholinguistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on more specialized topics relating to the individual’s research interests. The teaching load is four courses per year. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or in a related discipline in hand at the time of appointment.

To apply, please visit and submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement (max. 1 page); teaching statement (max. 1 page); diversity statement describing your experiences and commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service (max. 1 page); a representative writing sample; unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework; and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Reference providers will be sent an email through the UGAJobs system with instructions on how to submit their letters of recommendation. We encourage submission of recommendations directly by the referees by the full consideration deadline stated below. Questions related to this position may be directed to Ms. Amy Smoler, Administrative Specialist, at To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2021.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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