Report on the 2012–13 Job Information List
A report on the jobs advertised in the 2012–13 MLA Job Information List (JIL) is now available on the MLA Web site. After inching higher each of the past two years, the number of jobs advertised in the JIL fell by 93 (7.5%) in the English edition and by 26 (2.3%) in foreign language edition in 2012–13. For the fourth year in a row, and the fourth time in the thirty-eight-year history of the JIL counts, more jobs were advertised in the February, April, and Summer issues than in the October and December issues. Read the full report for more information, including figures charting trends in the data since 1975–76 and breakdowns by tenure status and rank.