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Assistant Professor, Linguistics& Cognitive Science

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Linguistics & Cognitive Science, Full Time

Temporary position 2021-2022

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware invites applications for a temporary assistant professor position, to support the Department's teaching needs.  This appointment will commence September 1, 2021, and will last for one year.

The primary responsibility of this position is to teach a 3+3 load that will include a subset of the following courses:

First Language Development
Experimental Linguistics
Acoustic Phonetics
Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science
Introduction to Cognitive Science
Research Methods in Cognitive Science
Elements of Cognitive Science  
Topics in Cognitive Science
A graduate seminar in an area of specialization

This position will also be responsible for some undergraduate student advising.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, or a related field.  Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter outlining their qualifications, teaching experience, and approach to student advising and three contact references.

The University of Delaware combines leadership in research with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.  The main campus in Newark, Delaware provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.  The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science ( offers a PhD in Linguistics, a Master's degree in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science (with a concentration in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. The Department is comprised of 11 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 30 PhD students, 11 MA students, 300 undergraduate majors and 84 minors.  The Department also has ties to a Clinical Master's Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  This program includes a Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (, which opened in fall 2015.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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