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LINGUIST List 23.3703

Wed Sep 05 2012

Jobs: General Ling: Asst Prof, University of Pennsylvania

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Sep-2012
From: Amy Forsyth <aforsythling.upenn.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.ling.upenn.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in evolution,
broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional scientists and
mathematicians who have well-developed research programs employing
mathematical or computational techniques to study the evolution of
dynamical processes far from equilibrium in the context of any of the
following: biology, chemistry, or materials from the molecular to the systems
scale, language, geology, psychology, or the environment.

The successful candidate's primary appointment will be in a single
department in the natural sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and
Environmental Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy,
or Psychology. Secondary appointments in other departments can be
arranged, as appropriate. This appointment will be the first in a cluster of
appointments across the natural sciences in various aspects of evolution; the
successful candidate should therefore have a strong interest in building such
a program and in interacting with researchers from other disciplines whose
research lies within the overarching theme of evolution. The successful
candidate will teach courses in his or her home department and will
participate in the development of curriculum pertinent to the theme of the
cluster.

Applications should be submitted on-line at the application URL below and
include a curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes the candidate's
perspective on how she or he fits into one of the core departments, links to
no more than three journal publications, and the contact information for three
individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to
submit a letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin 16
November 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and is strongly committed to establishing a diverse faculty:
http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51089
Contact Information:
Amy Forsyth
Email: aforsythling.upenn.edu

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