LINGUIST List 23.4036

Sat Sep 29 2012

Jobs: Formal Pragmatics; Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 27-Sep-2012
From: Joyce McDonough <>
Subject: Formal Pragmatics; Semantics: Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, New York, USA
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University or Organization: University of Rochester Department: Linguistics Job Location: New York, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Pragmatics; Semantics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester invitesapplications for a tenure track appointment as an assistant professor tobegin July 1, 2013. We seek candidates with a proven record of research informal pragmatics and semantics, a record of excellence in teaching, andstrong evidence of interest in interdisciplinary work. Applicants must havea Ph.D. in hand before the appointment starts. Duties include teachingestablished courses in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum andworking with graduate students in allied fields such as psycholinguisticsand computer science. Experience with primary data and fieldwork that wouldcomplement current faculty interests is desirable.

Excellence in teaching is required, and breadth of teaching interest ishighly desirable. The Department of Linguistics is part of a larger activeinterdisciplinary community consisting of faculty and students doingresearch in cognitive science, philosophy, computer science, andneuroscience. We seek candidates who are likely to further thoseconnections. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters ofrecommendation, and teaching evaluations via the application URL below.Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012. We will beinterviewing at the LSA in January.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has acommitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates fromgroups underrepresented in higher education.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2012 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Chair Joyce McDonough Email:

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