LINGUIST List 21.4037

Tue Oct 12 2010

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant/Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz

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        1.     Jaye Padgett , Syntax: Assistant/Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Message 1: Syntax: Assistant/Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: Jaye Padgett <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant/Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz, CA, USA
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University or Organization: UC Santa Cruz Department: Linguistics Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruzannounces the opening of a tenure-track/tenured position. The position canbe filled at any rank up to the mid-Associate Professor level (withtenure). The department is seeking applications from candidates whoseprimary research area is formal syntax.

The successful candidate will contribute to existing strengths in thedepartment but will also add to those strengths in new and substantiveways. He or she will also contribute breadth and depth to the undergraduateand graduate curricula.

The department has Ph.D. and M.A. programs in theoretical linguisticsfocused on semantics, phonology, and syntax, with a growing strength inexperimental methodologies. It also sponsors two undergraduate majors.Further information about the department, its faculty, students, andprograms is available at and at campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to thediversity and excellence of the academic community through their research,teaching, and service.

Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate ProfessorSalary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications:Assistant Professor Level: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field in
hand by September 2011, and demonstrated record of excellence inresearch and potential for university teaching.
Associate Professor Level: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field,
demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.

Position Available: July 1, 2011

To Apply: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,three letters of recommendation*, and other supporting documents (e.g.,teaching evaluations, copies of research papers) to the address below.Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributionsto diversity through their research, service, and/or teaching.

For Assistant Professor position, please refer to position #003-11-aFor Associate Professor position, please refer to position #003-11-b

*All letters will be treated as confidential. Please direct your referencesto UCSC's confidentiality statement at

Closing Date: The position will remain open until filled, but in order tobe considered at the initial screening, the complete application (includingletters of recommendation and other supporting documents) must be receivedby the department by December 9, 2010.

UCSC is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Jaye Padgett, Chair Department of Linguistics UC Santa Cruz 1156 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA Contact Information:
Chair Jaye Padgett Email:

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