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Fri Sep 16 2011

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas

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        1.     Harold Torrence , Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, USA

Message 1: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, USA
Date: 14-Sep-2011
From: Harold Torrence <torrenceku.edu>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, USA
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University or Organization: University of Kansas
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Kansas, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ku.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Description:

The Linguistics Department at the University of Kansas invites applications
for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Syntax expected to begin
as early as August 18, 2012. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field
with a specialization in syntax is expected by the start date of appointment.
The successful candidate will have a strong record of research in syntax and
expertise in a related area such as field work, morphology, or semantics. The
candidate should also demonstrate excellence in teaching and show a
potential for external funding. Responsibilities will include maintaining an
active research program, supervising graduate and undergraduate research,
teaching courses in syntax and other courses in linguistics, and contributing
to departmental governance. We seek applicants whose interests and
experience intersect with existing research in the department.

For a complete list of requirements and to apply online, go to the application
URL below and search for position number 00002398.

Please upload a cover letter outlining interest in and qualifications for the
position, a research statement, a teaching statement, a list of references,
and a curriculum vitae. Please include a phone number and e-mail address.
Applicants should also mail sample publications to the address below. The
applicant should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the
same address.

First priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2011. The
initial review of applications will begin in early December, 2011 and will
continue as long as needed to identify a qualified applicant pool. EO/AA
Employer.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members
who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1)
Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding
Cures; (3) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge; and (4) Building
Communities, Expanding Opportunities. See
http://www.provost.ku.edu/planning/themes/ for more information.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Harold Torrence (Syntax Search)
Department of Linguistics
1541 Lilac Lane, Blake Hall 427
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66044
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.ku.edu
Contact Information:
Prof. Harold Torrence
Email: torrenceku.edu
Phone: 785-864-2882


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