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LINGUIST List 21.2128

Thu May 06 2010

Jobs: Ling Theory (Syntax & Semantics): Asst Prof, Nat'l U of Singapore

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        1.    Angeline Ang, Linguistic Theory with Specialization in Syntax and Semantics: Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Message 1: Linguistic Theory with Specialization in Syntax and Semantics: Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Date: 04-May-2010
From: Angeline Ang <ellanganus.edu.sg>
Subject: Linguistic Theory with Specialization in Syntax and Semantics: Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: English Language and Literature
Job Location: Singapore
Web Address: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ell/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Linguistic Theories; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of English Language and Literature at the National
University of Singapore invites applications for the post of Assistant
Professor (tenure track). Target areas include Linguistic Theory with
specialization in Syntax and Semantics.

Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics, a sound record of
international publications in the field, and a commitment to teaching at
the undergraduate and graduate levels. As the post is in the Department of
English Language, they will be expected to teach foundational modules in
linguistic theory drawing on data primarily from English. The ideal
candidate should be able to teach not only syntax and semantics but also
phonology and morphology at the undergraduate level. All candidates should
have the potential to develop an international standing in their chosen fields.

NUS expects the highest standards of teaching and scholarship from its
faculty. In return, it offers excellent terms and conditions. There is
considerable support for research, including grants for research projects,
conference money and a very well funded library. Salary will be
commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

Information about working in NUS and living in Singapore is available at
http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/potentialhires/index.html. The Department
website can be found at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ell/index.htm. For
additional information, email enquiries can be sent to: ellheadnus.edu.sg.

Applications should be made by letter and CV. Please provide:

1. full details of publications (including theses and dissertations) and a
sample of your publications or writing (maximum three items)
2. teaching and administrative experience
3. awards, other achievements
4. photocopies of transcripts/degree scrolls
5. copies of student evaluations of courses taught
6. course outlines of courses taught
7. names, addresses (including email) of 3 referees

The package should be sent by post to the address below.

Alternatively, this can be sent by fax to +65 6773 2981 or by email to

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 31-Jul-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Associate Professor Lionel Wee, Acting Head
Department of English Language and Literature
National University of Singapore
Block AS5, 7 Arts Link
Email Address for Applications: ellheadnus.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Ms Angeline Ang
Email: ellanganus.edu.sg
Phone: 6565165174
Fax: 6567732981
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