Assistant Professor

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Linguistics

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures, in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics, with a 9 month appointment to begin August 1, 2024.

Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics or related field at the time of their appointment and should present evidence of a research program commensurate with the expectations of an R1 institution. Area of specialization within linguistics is open, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism and contact linguistics, and/or applied fields such as pedagogy, translation, and interpreting studies. Candidates should have native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the modern languages currently offered by the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish) and be willing to teach undergraduate language courses at all levels (beginning, intermediate and advanced). In addition, they will be expected to develop and teach courses in their field of expertise at the graduate and undergraduate level. The expected course load is two courses per semester (with a reduced load in the first year of appointment).

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures, created in 2022 to develop broad and innovative programs, currently offers degrees/programs in modern languages and Classics, graduate degrees in Hispanic Studies, and undergraduate minors in Africana Studies and Religious Studies. Further information about the Department of Global Languages and Cultures is available at; information about the College of Arts and Sciences is available at

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement to include philosophy and plans for teaching, research, and service as applicable at For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2023. First-round interviews of selected candidates (via Zoom) are expected to begin in early December. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Ms. Ede Hilton-Lowe, or to Search Committee Chair: Dr. Irene Moyna, To apply:

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