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LINGUIST List 18.565

Wed Feb 21 2007

Jobs: Pragmatics: Asst Prof, University of Pennsylvania

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        1.    Amy Forsyth, Pragmatics: Asst Prof, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Message 1: Pragmatics: Asst Prof, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Date: 19-Feb-2007
From: Amy Forsyth <aforsythling.upenn.edu>
Subject: Pragmatics: Asst Prof, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Department of Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania invites
applications for a position within the areas of formal pragmatics, formal
natural-language semantics, and the syntax-semantics interface. We
anticipate filling this position at the Assistant Professor level, but an
appointment with tenure might be possible for an exceptionally well
qualified candidate. The position is expected to begin on July 1, 2008 (or
soon thereafter, by mutual agreement).

While all candidates with expertise in any part of the range of subfields
specified will be considered, broad interdisciplinary expertise will be a
significant advantage. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree (e.g. D.Phil.) is
required. Candidates should present a proven record of research and
evidence of teaching experience.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and
teaching interests, and representative publications. Applicants at the
Assistant Professor level should ask three referees to send letters of
reference directly to the search committee. Mail all materials in hard
copy to the address below.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to searchling.upenn.edu .

Minority candidates and women are especially encouraged to apply for this
position. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity /
affirmative action employer.

Address for Applications:
Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Administrative Coordinator Amy Forsyth
Email: aforsythling.upenn.edu
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