Senior Professor (Tenure) - Fieldwork and Typology

Indiana University Northwest

United States

January 28, 2022


Posting Details Title Senior Professor (Tenure) - Fieldwork and Typology

Appointment Status Tenure Department IU Bloomington Linguistics Position Summary

TENTATIVE START OF FALL 2022 Tenured Senior Professor position in Fieldwork and Typology The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University (https: // invites applications for a full-time, senior faculty position at the rank of Full Professor with Tenure to begin August 1, 2022. We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher and scholar to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to supervise graduate students specializing in fieldwork or typology, to contribute to the Computational Linguistics and General Linguistics programs, and to promote the field in the wider university context.

Basic Qualifications

Strength and an active, cohesive research program in fieldwork, typology, and corpus linguistics, in areas complementing existing strengths in the department. Leadership in their chosen field.

Education Requirements: PhD in Appropriate Area

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Kenneth de Jong, Chair of the Linguistics Department, at, or to the Chairs of the Search Committee: Kelly Berkson ( or Sandra Kuebler (

Additional Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Foci in morphology or morphosyntax and language documentation Established track record in development of computational resources.

Salary and Rank Special Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at https://, including a cover letter, CV, a research statement, a diversity statement (1-2 pages with information and specific examples about past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in one's professional career) and three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. For best consideration, please apply before January 28, 2022. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. H1-B Sponsorship is not available for this position.

For Best Consideration Date 01/28/2022 Expected Start Date 08/01/2022 OAA # 22201-04

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Statement of Research and Teaching
  • Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Evidence of Teaching Ability
  • Research Agenda
  • List Of References