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Job Announcement: University of California Santa Cruz

Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California Santa Cruz, California, USA

Employer: University of California Santa Cruz
Job Location: California, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
LL Issue: 23.3480
Date Submitted: 16-Aug-2012
Job Description: The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz
(UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level. The department is seeking applications from candidates
whose primary research area is formal syntax. We welcome candidates with
a secondary strength in an area that interfaces with syntactic theory.

The successful candidate will contribute to existing strengths in the
department but will also add to those strengths in new and substantive
ways. He or she will also contribute breadth and depth to the undergraduate
and graduate curricula.

The department has Ph.D. and M.A. programs in formal and experimental
linguistics focused on phonetics, phonology, syntax, psycholinguistics, and
semantics. It also sponsors two undergraduate majors. Further information
about the department, its faculty, students, and programs is available at and at The campus is
especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and

Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field in
hand by September 2013, and demonstrated record of excellence in research
and potential for university teaching.

Position Available: July 1, 2013, with academic year beginning September

Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

To Apply: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online
system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three
confidential letters of recommendation*, and other supporting documents,
e.g., teaching evaluations, copies of research papers. Applicants are
invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity
through research, teaching and/or service. Documents/materials must be
submitted as PDF files.

Apply at the application URL below. Refer to Position #JPF00005-13 in all

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California
policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a
third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to
UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2012.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be complete and letters of
recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until
filled, but not later than 6/30/2013.

​Visit the APO website at:

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL:
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