Caveat emptor

Sebastian Nordhoff sebastian_nordhoff at EVA.MPG.DE
Tue Sep 17 09:59:09 UTC 2013

On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:59:24 +0200, Everett, Daniel <DEVERETT at>  

> I am posting this because linguistics is one of the disciplines I think  
> needs to consider this seriously. There are too many academics in the  
> liberal arts with no chance of full-time, secure employment in the area  
> in which they have done their PhD.

I might note that there are job possibilities outside of "the area where  
they have done their PhD". Getting a PhD in Typology does not necessarily  
mean that the only career opportunities are within the, indeed restricted,  
field of academic linguistics.
Best wishes

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