LINGUIST List 23.3070

Mon Jul 16 2012

Jobs: General Ling: Asst Prof, Stanford University

Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova <>

Date: 12-Jul-2012
From: Linguistics Department <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Stanford University, California, USA
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University or Organization: Stanford University Department: Department of Linguistics Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Stanford University announces a search tofill a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level,with a starting date of September 1, 2013. Applications are invited in anyarea of linguistics. Duties include teaching and advising at both the graduateand undergraduate levels and maintaining an active research program.Candidates should hold the PhD in linguistics or a related field by the startingdate.

The Department particularly values research that integrates insights fromdifferent subfields of linguistics and from other disciplines, bringing a varietyof types of evidence to bear on the development of theories of language andlanguage use. The Department gives priority to the overall originality andpromise of the candidate's research rather than the area of specializationwithin linguistics.

Applications should include:- A cover letter addressed to Stanford Linguistics Search Committee- A CV- Statements of research and teaching interests (no more than twopages each)- Summary teaching evaluations (if available)- Up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work- The names and e-mail addresses of three or four references- All applicants should also arrange for their letters of reference to be sent viaemail, in PDF format, directly to the Search Committee

Application materials should be submitted in electronic format only, to theemail address listed below by the October 31, 2012. Pleasesend supporting documents as individual files in PDF format (not zipped), andattached in a single email message or multiple emails if necessary.Candidates who are unable to submit forms electronically (please explain inyour cover letter) may mail required application documents to:

2012-13 Faculty Search CommitteeDepartment of LinguisticsStanford UniversityStanford, CA 94305-2150

For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit theirapplications and all supporting materials by Wednesday, October 31, 2012.Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until theposition is filled.

Please direct all inquiries to the email address listed below.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed toincreasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, andapplications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as otherswho would bring additional dimensions to the university's research andteaching missions.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2012 (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Linguistics Department Email:

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