Assistant Professor--Hispanic Linguistics

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at North Carolina State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) with a specialization in Hispanic Linguistics beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.

The ideal candidate will specialize in Language Variation or related subfields. Duties include teaching 2 courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including Introductory courses in Hispanic Linguistics and topics courses/seminars in the candidate’s area of specialty. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and active engagement in research and will be expected to supervise and mentor M.A. students as well as participate in service activities related to the department, college, and university.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, Research Statement (maximum 2 pages), and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Finalists will be asked to submit additional materials, including a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including a description of course that the candidate would like to develop/teach, maximum 2 pages), writing samples, and letters of recommendation.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 20, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Any inquires regarding this search should be directed to Prof. Greg Dawes, Chair of the Spanish Search Committee, at

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment in Hispanic Linguistics or related field.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain a rigorous research agenda.
  • Ability to teach linguistics courses at all levels (undergraduate and graduate).
  • Be prepared and able to supervise thesis projects and collaborate with students in our M.A. program in World Languages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A demonstrated record of and interest in research.
  • Teaching experience at the University level. 
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence.

Job Open Date10/27/2023

Anticipated Close Date: Open until filled

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

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