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Fri Nov 18 2011

Jobs: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

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        1.     Catalina Ritton , Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA

Message 1: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2011
From: Catalina Ritton <>
Subject: Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut Department: Linguistics Job Location: Connecticut, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics


The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciencesat the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting applications for atenure-track position in semantics at the Assistant Professor level, expectedto start August 23, 2012.

Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field, completedby start date of employment; primary research focus on formal semanticswithin a generative framework; evidence or promise of a strongresearch/publication record; ability to teach graduate courses in formalsemantics, and a range of courses in the Department's undergraduatecurriculum; and research interests meshing well with those of theDepartment's current faculty members. Equivalent foreign degrees areacceptable.

Preferred qualifications: the ability to teach graduate courses in a secondarea of linguistics; the ability to contribute through research, teaching,and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learningexperience.

Appointment terms: The successful candidate's primary academicappointment will be in the Department of Linguistics at the Storrs campuswith the possibility of work at UConn's regional campuses across the state.Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications andexperience.

While an appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is preferred, qualifiedcandidates whose research, teaching, or service will make an exceptionalcontribution to UConn's commitment to diversity and inclusion in highereducation may be appointed at a higher rank.

To apply: Applicants should visit Husky Hire at upload their application materials (search #: 2012235). Screening ofapplications will begin on December 16, 2011 and continue until theposition is filled.

The application package should include: a cover letter, a statement ofresearch interests, CV, evidence of teaching ability and at least threesamples of scholarly writing. In addition, three letters of recommendationshould be sent directly from the referees to Jon Gajewski Inquiries may also be sent to that emailaddress.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the 86th annual meeting of theLinguistic Society of America, January 5-8, 2012. Applicants shouldindicate in their cover letters whether they plan to attend.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Semantics Search Committee Department of Linguistics University of Connecticut 337 Mansfield Rd, Unit 1145 Storrs, CT 06269 USA Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Catalina Ritton Email: Phone: 860 486-4229 Fax: 860 486-0197

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