Assistant Professor, 9 Mo SAL Hispanic Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a nine- month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Hispanic Linguistics (specialization in Second Language Acquisition) and Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program, beginning August 2024. Applicants must have a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics, Linguistics, or a related field.  Preference will be given to candidates who examine the second language acquisition of Spanish phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, or pragmatics.  The chosen candidate will have opportunities to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate programs in Spanish and our undergraduate program in Linguistics. Experience in coordinating multi-sections is also desirable. The candidate will teach two courses per semester per the standard teaching assignment for tenure-track faculty. This may be adjusted for program directing if needed. Applicants must have met the requirements for the PhD by the time of appointment.

Candidates are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the department, whose programs, curriculum, and events bring together faculty from multiple languages and disciplines. Please visit our website ( for more information about the department.

Florida State University accepts online applications at (Job ID# 56240). To apply, submit a complete dossier including: a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, teaching statement, and a writing sample. Three letters of recommendation must be requested separately through the FSU system. Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  The desired start date is August 6, 2024.  Any questions may be directed to Dr. Michael Leeser ( and Dr. Antje Muntendam (, Co-chairs of the Search Committee.

FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


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