Assistant/Associate Professor in Hispanic Linguistics

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 September 1, 2022. Position funding is subject to budget availability. 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.

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. 

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statement, teaching philosophy, three reference letters, and up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work.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 Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021.

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