LINGUIST List 23.3911

Thu Sep 20 2012

Jobs: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 20-Sep-2012
From: Search Committee <>
Subject: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University Department: Linguistics Department Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks to fill atenure-line Assistant Professor position with a start date of September 1,2013. We are looking for candidates with primary research and teachinginterests in morphology, syntax, or semantics, and their interfaces withother areas of linguistics.

Candidates with demonstrated research and teaching strengths in one or moreof following areas are especially encouraged to apply:- Language variation and change in individuals or linguistic communities;- First or second language acquisition;- Natural language processing.

The ideal candidate will also possess language breadth and methodologicalversatility, and will have analyzed experimental data, field data, ornatural language corpora in order to address theoretical issues. Preferencewill be given to those applicants who will contribute to the department'sactive role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives.Although we expect to hire at the rank of Assistant Professor, more seniorcandidates will also be considered.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, Computer Science, ora related field by the start date. To receive fullest consideration,applications should arrive by December 1, 2012.

Please send a CV (including contact information), statements of researchand teaching interests, reprints or other written work, teachingevaluations (if available), and the names of three references (with theircontact information). Candidates should arrange to have their referenceletters sent directly to the search committee.

Send all materials (hard copy) to the mailing address below.Please see below for phone and fax number.E-mail inquiries should be directed to the contact email address below.Our web site can be found at:

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative ActionEmployer. Applications from minority and women candidates are especiallywelcome.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
Linguistics Search Committee Department of Linguistics Northwestern University 2016 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60208 USA Contact Information:
Linguistics Search Committee Email: Phone: 847-491-7020 Fax: 847-491-3770

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