The Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences program is seeking a non-tenure-track part-time visiting lecturer for a one-year period to teach 2 sections of introduction to linguistics, one section in the fall and another in the spring.
Candidates will have a strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level while maintaining a commitment to their research specialty.
Wellesley College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women, located 12 miles west of Boston.
Wellesley College complies with its internal policy on equal employment opportunity and with state and federal law, which prohibit discrimination against candidates for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or membership in uniformed armed services, or any other classes protected by law.
Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in linguistics or near completion, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system at: https://www.wellesley.edu/hr/jobseekers
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