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LINGUIST List 18.2050

Fri Jul 06 2007

Jobs: Semantics/Pragmatics & Ling Theories: Asst & Assoc Prof, UCSC

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        1.    Tanya Honig, Formal Semantics/Pragmatics & Linguistic Theories: Assistant Professor & Associate Professor, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA

Message 1: Formal Semantics/Pragmatics & Linguistic Theories: Assistant Professor & Associate Professor, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
Date: 03-Jul-2007
From: Tanya Honig <tbhonigucsc.edu>
Subject: Formal Semantics/Pragmatics & Linguistic Theories: Assistant Professor & Associate Professor, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA

University or Organization: University of California at Santa Cruz
Department: Dept. of Linguistics
Web Address: http://ling.ucsc.edu

Specialty Areas: Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics; Semantics; Experimental


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz
announces the opening of two tenure-track positions, one of which can be made at
the mid-Associate Professor level (with tenure) and the other at the Assistant
Professor level (non-tenure).

The department is hiring in two areas: 1) Formal Semantics/Pragmatics,
2) Experimental Linguistics. For the latter, we are seeking a linguist whose
research-program is rooted in experimental methodologies and who uses those
methodologies in exploring issues in linguistic theory.

The successful candidates will complement existing strengths in the department
but will also add to those strengths in substantive ways. They will also
contribute breadth and depth to the undergraduate and graduate curricula.

The department has PhD and MA programs in theoretical linguistics focused on
syntax, semantics, and phonology, and sponsors two undergraduate majors.
Further information about the department, its faculty, students, and programs is
available on our website.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the
diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research,
teaching, and service, and it particularly values those who can play leadership
roles in pursuing the goal of increasing diversity within the campus community.

Position 1: Associate Professor
Position 2: Assistant Professor

Position 1: $59,700 - $88,600 commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position 2: $48,100 - $66,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Linguistics, in hand by the time of appointment; demonstrated record of
excellence in research and in teaching.

Position Available: July 1, 2008

To Apply:
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters
of recommendation*, and other supporting documents (e.g. teaching evaluations,
copies of research papers, etc.) to James McCloskey, Chair at the address given
below. Please refer to position #830-08 (Assistant Professor) or position
#829-08 (Associate Professor) in your reply.

Closing Date:
The positions will remain open until filled, but in order to be considered at
the initial screening, the complete application (including letters of
recommendation and other supporting documents) must be received by the
department by November 8, 2007.

*All letters will be treated as confidential; please direct your recommenders to
UCSC's confidentiality statement at:

Visit the AHR website http://www2.ucsc.edu/ahr for information regarding
Affirmative Action and inquiries regarding the University's equal employment
opportuity policies. If you need assistance due to a disability please contact
the AHR office at (831) 459-4300.

Application Deadline: 08-Nov-2007 (Open until filled)

Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair James McCloskey
Department of Linguistics
U.C. Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, US 95064

Contact Information:
Department Manager Tanya Honig
Email: tbhonigucsc.edu
Phone: 831 459-2905
Fax: 831 459-1925

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