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Fri Sep 09 2011

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California Berkeley

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        1.     Paula Floro , Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA

Message 1: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA
Date: 09-Sep-2011
From: Paula Floro <floroberkeley.edu>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA
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University or Organization: University of California Berkeley
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Syntax


Description:

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Linguistics at the University
of California, Berkeley has been authorized to make an appointment in syntax
at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track). Salary will be commensurate
with experience; the Ph.D. is required by July 1, 2012, the starting date of the
appointment. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate advising and
teaching (four courses per year, in syntax and other areas of linguistics),
supervision of student research, and development of a successful and
original research program.

Applicants should have a broad intellectual engagement with the field of
linguistics, a theoretically informed research specialization in syntax, and
demonstrated excellence in teaching. The ideal candidate's interests and
experience will intersect with existing research at Berkeley, and will include
either a strong language area specialization or expertise in an allied field such
as formal semantics, typology or corpus linguistics.

The Department welcomes applications from those whose research, teaching,
or service has prepared them to contribute to its commitment to diversity and
inclusion in higher education.

Applications should include curricula vitae, representative work, and evidence
of excellence in teaching. Applicants should arrange for three letters of
recommendation to be sent. Please refer your referees to the University's
statement on confidentiality, found at
http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html

Please upload applications and supporting materials at the application URL
below.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2011. The search committee
will interview candidates at the LSA annual meeting in Portland, OR, January
5-8, 2012. Questions can be sent by email to syntaxberkeley.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. The University is committed to addressing the family needs of
faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For more
information see http://calcierge.berkeley.edu/.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2011

Email Address for Applications: syntaxberkeley.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://ls-ourunit.berkeley.edu:80/sReg.php?i=586
Contact Information:
Manager Paula Floro
Email: floroberkeley.edu
Phone: 510-643-7623
Fax: 510-643-5688

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