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LINGUIST List 25.1849

Thu Apr 24 2014

Jobs: General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Apr-2014
From: Benjamin Spector <benjamin.spectorens.fr>
Subject: General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
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University or Organization: Ecole Normale Supérieure
Department: Cognitive Science Department (Département d'études cognitives)
Job Location: Paris, France
Web Address: http://www.cognition.ens.fr/indexENG.html
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Cognitive Science of Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris (http://www.ens.fr/?lang=en) will hire a visiting Assistant Professor in formal and theoretical linguistics for the 2014-2015 academic year (starting date between September 1st, 2014 and October 1st, 2014).

While we welcome applications from all subfields of formal and theoretical linguistics, we will preferably hire someone with sufficient background in theoretical syntax to teach syntax at least at an intermediate level. Furthermore, knowledge of French, though not a prerequisite, is preferable.

The successful applicant must have obtained his/her PhD diploma before the position starts.

Teaching load: the visiting Assistant Professor will teach 2 classes per semester (about 4-5hrs/week), or any equivalent combination, and will also be involved in student advising.

Research environment: the Department includes several active research groups in linguistics and neighboring areas (formal semantics, phonology, psycholinguistics, philosophy of language) -- see http://iec-ling.ens.fr/?lang=en

Salary: The visiting assistant professor will receive a net salary ranging from 2000 euros/months to 2500 euros/month, depending on past experience.

Application details:
- a CV, including a list of publications
- a brief statement outlining both teaching and research experience (up to 3 pages)
- any document that might be useful to assess the applicant’s teaching skills (e.g., course evaluations)
- the applicant should arrange to have at least two letters of reference sent (directly by their authors) by May 31st, 2014.

All documents should be sent by e-mail to the application email address below. The subject line should include the words VISITING PROFESSOR.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2014

Application Deadline: 31-May-2014

Email Address for Applications: recrutement-iecens.fr
Contact Information:
Benjamin Spector
Email: benjamin.spectorens.fr

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