Nine-month, tenured/tenure-track Open Rank faculty position in Phonology/Phonetics

The Linguistics Program in the Department of English at Florida International University in Miami is seeking candidates for a nine-month, tenured/tenure-track Open Rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) faculty position in Phonology/Phonetics to begin Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates to develop and maintain a line of research in Phonology/Phonetics (area of specialization open) and participate in a strong academic and research environment.

A Ph.D. in Linguistics is required. An active research agenda and evidence of extramural funding commensurate with rank are expected. Florida International University, one of the nation’s largest Hispanic-serving universities, is a minority/majority institution and is dedicated to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 519318 at the application link provided below and attach:
- A Cover Letter,
- Current CV, and
- Statement of Diversity as individual attachments.

Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon as determined by the search committee. Finalists for on-campus interviews will be required to submit three letters of recommendation. Questions regarding this position may be directed by e-mail to Ellen Thompson, PhD., Chair, Search Committee in Phonology at the contact information below. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2019.

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university and in less than five decades has become a top 100 public university, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. FIU is focused on student success and research excellence, with nearly $200 million in annual research expenditures. The Next Horizon campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers including sites in Qingdao and Tianjin, China and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Director Linguistics Program Ellen Thompson

Belen Farias