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LINGUIST List 23.3070

Mon Jul 16 2012

Jobs: General Ling: Asst Prof, Stanford University

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <svetlanalinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Jul-2012
From: Linguistics Department <lingjobsstanford.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Stanford University, California, USA
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University or Organization: Stanford University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.stanford.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Stanford University announces a search to
fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level,
with a starting date of September 1, 2013. Applications are invited in any
area of linguistics. Duties include teaching and advising at both the graduate
and undergraduate levels and maintaining an active research program.
Candidates should hold the PhD in linguistics or a related field by the starting

The Department particularly values research that integrates insights from
different subfields of linguistics and from other disciplines, bringing a variety
of types of evidence to bear on the development of theories of language and
language use. The Department gives priority to the overall originality and
promise of the candidate's research rather than the area of specialization
within linguistics.

Applications should include:
- A cover letter addressed to Stanford Linguistics Search Committee
- A CV
- Statements of research and teaching interests (no more than two
pages each)
- Summary teaching evaluations (if available)
- Up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work
- The names and e-mail addresses of three or four references
- All applicants should also arrange for their letters of reference to be sent via
email, in PDF format, directly to the Search Committee at

Application materials should be submitted in electronic format only, to the
email address listed below by the October 31, 2012. Please
send supporting documents as individual files in PDF format (not zipped), and
attached in a single email message or multiple emails if necessary.
Candidates who are unable to submit forms electronically (please explain in
your cover letter) may mail required application documents to:

2012-13 Faculty Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2150

For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their
applications and all supporting materials by Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until the
position is filled.

Please direct all inquiries to the email address listed below.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and
applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others
who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and
teaching missions.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2012 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: lingjobsstanford.edu
Contact Information:
Linguistics Department
Email: lingjobsstanford.edu

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