Job Opening: Assistant Professor in East Asian Languages and Linguistics

Assistant Professor in East Asian Languages and Linguistics

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in East Asian Languages and Linguistics beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will contribute to both undergraduate and graduate programs in the department’s East Asian Division. Primary responsibilities of this position include English-taught courses in East Asian linguistics and language pedagogy, in addition to Chinese and/or Japanese language courses depending upon the candidate’s expertise. Candidates should have by date of appointment a Ph.D. degree in linguistics or language pedagogy with a concentration in either Chinese or Japanese. Applicants with interest or specialization in historical linguistics are especially welcome. Preference will be given to candidates with native or near-native proficiency in both Chinese and Japanese, as well as fluency in English.

The Florida State University takes online applications at (Job Title: Assistant Professor in East Asian Languages and Linguistics. Job ID: 42363). To apply, submit at this website an application package that should include: a cover letter addressed to the Department Chair Dr. Mark Pietralunga, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Questions may be sent to the Search Committee Chair Aaron Lan at (please cc to: Japanese Coordinator Laura Lee at and Department HR Representative Jennifer Morton at


This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2017.

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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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