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LINGUIST List 23.3756

Fri Sep 07 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Sep-2012
From: Jonathan Bobaljik <linguisticssearchuconn.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Job Summary: The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting
applications for two tenure-track positions for research, teaching,
service and outreach - one at the Assistant Professor level and one
Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor), expected to start
August 23, 2013. Successful candidates will have primary research and
teaching interests in one or more core areas of theoretical (generative)
linguistics. The ideal candidates will contribute to an expansion of the
linguistic and/or methodological diversity of the department's profile.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
Assistant Professor: completed requirements for a Ph.D. (or foreign
equivalent) in Linguistics or a related field by start date of
employment; primary research area in theoretical (generative)
linguistics; evidence of a strong research/publication trajectory; ability
to teach graduate courses in their primary area, and a range of courses
in the Department's undergraduate curriculum; and active research
interests integrating well with those of the Department's current
faculty members.
Associate or Full Professor: as above, plus a record of scholarly
achievement commensurate with rank.

Preferred Qualifications:
A research profile that expands the linguistic and/or methodological
diversity of the department; evidence of excellence in research; the
ability to teach graduate courses in more than one area of Linguistics;
evidence of potential for effectiveness in teaching and advising; the
ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public
engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Appointment terms: The successful candidate's primary academic
appointment will be in the Department of Linguistics at the Storrs
campus with the possibility of work at UConn's regional campuses.
Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, rank and
experience.

To Apply: Applicants should apply online using Husky Hire at the
application URL below and upload their application materials. Review of
applications will begin October 26, 2012, and continue until the
positions are filled.

The application package should include: 1) cover letter, 2) statement of
research interests, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) CV, 5) at
least three samples of scholarly writing, and 6) three letters of
recommendation which should be sent directly from the referees to
Jonathan Bobaljik at the email address below.

Preliminary interviews may be conducted at the annual meeting of the
Linguistic Society of America, in January 2013. Applicants should
indicate in their cover letters whether they plan to attend.
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 26-Oct-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu/faculty/clusters/language.html
Contact Information:
Jonathan Bobaljik
Email: linguisticssearchuconn.edu

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