LINGUIST List 14.2586

Sat Sep 27 2003

Jobs: Syntax: Asst Prof, UMass/Amherst

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  1. lballard, Syntax: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Message 1: Syntax: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 14:20:42 +0000
From: lballard <>
Subject: Syntax: Asst Prof, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

University or Organization: University of Massachusetts/Amherst
Department: Department of Linguistics
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Linguistics Department of the University of Massachusetts at
Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in syntax at
the assistant professor level, starting September 1, 2004. Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate would be someone who is strong in syntactic
theory, with an emphasis on a particular language or theoretical area
and broad understanding of the interface between syntax and other
linguistic and cognitive capacities. We seek applicants whose
research interests complement those of the current faculty and who can
contribute breadth and depth to the department with respect to
research, teaching, and advising at the graduate and undergraduate

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
copies of research papers, and evidence of teaching
ability. Applicants should arrange for three referees to send letters
of reference to

Syntax Search Committee 	
Department of Linguistics
226 South College, 150 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts 		
Amherst, MA 01003-7130 		

Please do not send application materials by e-mail.

Completed applications and all letters of reference must be received
by December 1, 2003.

Further information about the program and the research interests of
the faculty are available at the department web site at UMass/Amherst is a member of the Five
College Consortium, along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mount
Holyoke Colleges.

Questions may be addressed to the following e-mail address:

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The
University of Massachusetts is an affirmative action/equal opportunity

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Syntax Search Committee
	Dept. of Linguistics, 226 South College
	150 Hicks Way
	Amherst, MA 01003-7130
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 01-Dec-2003

Contact Information:
	Lynne Ballard
	Tel: 413-545-0889

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