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Native American Linguistics & Language Revitalization position at University of Arizona

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona is initiating a search for a tenure-track position in Native American Linguistics and Language Revitalization.  The position requires a PhD in Linguistics or a related discipline, and involves teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting research, and undertaking service duties in Native American Linguistics and Language Revitalization. The course load is 2-2, including courses in both our Native American Master’s in Linguistics program and in the Language Revitalization track of our PhD program.

The full job add may be viewed here.

We are eager to be sure that ALL potential candidates have a chance to consider our ad! Please forward this announcement as widely as you can, and if you or someone you know may potentially be interested in applying but have questions, please contact me (or have them contact me: hharley@email.arizona.edu). Also feel free to send us suggestions for potential candidates who we could reach out to!

Here’s a link to our current Graduate Handbook, in case you’d like to check the relevant graduate programs out.

  • Master of Arts in Native American Languages and Linguistics: p. 27-28
  • PhD track in Language Revitalization: p. 10-11
  • Joint PhD in Anthropology and Linguistics: p. 23-25

At the undergraduate level, the Department of Linguistics offers a survey course on Native American Languages, among diverse other courses in linguistics, and also language courses in the Tohono O’odham and Navajo languages.

The University of Arizona is also home to the American Indian Languages Development Institute (AILDI), which brings students and educators working in Indigenous language revitalization to campus every summer for an intensive course of study.

Updated: October 24, 2016 — 10:09 am

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