LINGUIST List 12.2801

Thu Nov 8 2001

Jobs: Syntax: Open Position, California US

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  1. Larry M.Hyman, Syntax: Open at Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA USA

Message 1: Syntax: Open at Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA USA

Date: 7 Nov 2001 21:51:38 -0000
From: Larry M.Hyman <>
Subject: Syntax: Open at Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA USA

Rank of Job: Open
Areas Required: Syntax
Other Desired Areas: Strong Language Area Specialization
University or Organization: Univ. of California, Berkeley
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: December 21, 2001
Contact: Larry M. Hyman

Address for Applications:
1203 Dwinelle Hall
CA 94720-2650


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California,
Berkeley has been authorized to make an appointment in syntax. Junior
and senior scholars are equally encouraged to apply for this open-rank
(tenure-track or tenured) position. Rank and salary will be
commensurate with experience; the Ph.D. is required by July 1, 2002,
the starting date of the appointment. 

Duties will include undergraduate and graduate advising and teaching
(four courses per year, in syntax, as well as other areas of
linguistics), supervision of student research, and development of a
successful and original research program.

The Department of Linguistics at Berkeley is strongly committed to the
integration of theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of
language. Applicants should have a broad intellectual engagement with
the field of linguistics, a theoretically informed research
specialization in syntax, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
The ideal candidate's interests and experience will intersect with
existing research at Berkeley, and will include a strong language area

Applicants should include curricula vitae, representative work, and
evidence of excellence in teaching. Applicants who received the Ph.D.
more than three years ago should include the names and addresses of
three potential referees; other applicants should arrange for three
letters of recommendation to be sent. Please send applications to the
following address:

Syntax Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
1203 Dwinelle Hall #2650
Berkeley, CA 94720-2650

Applications must be received by December 21, 2001, but review of
applications will begin December 1, 2001. Applicants from last year's
search who would like to reactivate their application may do so by
sending a letter to the above address or an email to 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.
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