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Lecturer in Linguistics

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 5th, 2018
Last review date: November 5th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Lecturer in Linguistics

Starting Date: Winter Quarter instruction begins January 7, 2019; Winter Quarter ends March 22, 2019

Salary: Based on 100% annual salary of $54,738 (pending final budget approval) Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.


Minimum requirements are a MA in Linguistics or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Linguistics at an American university; a PhD in Linguistics or a related field is preferred.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.


Duties will consist in the instruction of 2 courses in Winter 2019: LING 121 “Syntax”; and LING 131, “Morphology.”

Application Procedure:

Please provide cover letter, CV, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity, sample syllabus or syllabi, teaching evaluations and 3 letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be confidential and must be submitted through the APRecruit system.

Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature:

Review of applications will begin November 5, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by November 5, 2018.

Department Contact person – Prof. John Kim:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Sample Syllabus or Syllabi

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • optional additional information (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

  • optional additional information (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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