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Job Announcement: University of Rochester

Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Rochester, New York, USA

Employer: University of Rochester
Job Location: New York, USA
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Rank: Visiting Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
LL Issue: 24.2086
Date Submitted: 16-May-2013
Job Description: The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester invites applications for a one year non-tenure track appointment as a visiting assistant professor to begin July 1, 2013. We seek candidates with a record of research in syntax, and a record of excellence in teaching. Evidence of interest in interdisciplinary work is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand before the appointment begins. Duties include teaching introductory linguistics and syntax courses in the undergraduate curriculum and working with graduate students in linguistics and allied fields such as experimental psychology and computer science.

The Department of Linguistics is part of a larger active interdisciplinary community consisting of faculty and students doing language research in linguistics, cognitive science, philosophy, computer science, and neuroscience. We seek candidates who are likely to benefit by those connections. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applications need to be submitted at the application URL below for job requisition number 179792.

Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations if possible. Candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Professor Joyce McDonough, c/o Carla Gottschalk at the contact email address below. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL:
Contact Information: Joyce  McDonough , Department Chair
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Phone: 585-275-8053