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Fri Nov 18 2011

Jobs: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

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        1.     Catalina Ritton , Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA

Message 1: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2011
From: Catalina Ritton <catalina.rittonuconn.edu>
Subject: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.uconn.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics


The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting applications for a
tenure-track position in semantics at the Assistant Professor level, expected
to start August 23, 2012.

Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field, completed
by start date of employment; primary research focus on formal semantics
within a generative framework; evidence or promise of a strong
research/publication record; ability to teach graduate courses in formal
semantics, and a range of courses in the Department's undergraduate
curriculum; and research interests meshing well with those of the
Department's current faculty members. Equivalent foreign degrees are

Preferred qualifications: the ability to teach graduate courses in a second
area of linguistics; the ability to contribute through research, teaching,
and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning

Appointment terms: The successful candidate's primary academic
appointment will be in the Department of Linguistics at the Storrs campus
with the possibility of work at UConn's regional campuses across the state.
Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications and

While an appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is preferred, qualified
candidates whose research, teaching, or service will make an exceptional
contribution to UConn's commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher
education may be appointed at a higher rank.

To apply: Applicants should visit Husky Hire at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu
to upload their application materials (search #: 2012235). Screening of
applications will begin on December 16, 2011 and continue until the
position is filled.

The application package should include: a cover letter, a statement of
research interests, CV, evidence of teaching ability and at least three
samples of scholarly writing. In addition, three letters of recommendation
should be sent directly from the referees to Jon Gajewski at
linguisticssearchuconn.edu. Inquiries may also be sent to that email

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the 86th annual meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America, January 5-8, 2012. Applicants should
indicate in their cover letters whether they plan to attend.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Semantics Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
University of Connecticut
337 Mansfield Rd, Unit 1145
Storrs, CT 06269
Email Address for Applications: linguisticssearchuconn.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu
Contact Information:
Catalina Ritton
Email: catalina.rittonuconn.edu
Phone: 860 486-4229
Fax: 860 486-0197

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