LINGUIST List 23.798

Thu Feb 16 2012

Jobs: Phonology or Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

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Date: 16-Feb-2012
From: Jeanette Gundel <>
Subject: Phonology or Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Minnesota Department: Linguistics Job Location: Minnesota, USA Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology; Syntax


The Linguistics Program in the Institute of Linguistics at the University ofMinnesota, Twin Cities, invites applications for a tenure-track AssistantProfessor position, with specialization in phonological theory or syntactictheory, approached from a cognitive/biological perspective. A PhD inLinguistics is required. The appointment is expected to begin fall semester2012 (August 27, 2012).

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in researchand evidence of, or potential for, successful teaching at the University level,both undergraduate and graduate. A secondary specialization in one ormore of the following: neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics (includinglanguage acquisition), or computational linguistics is highly desirable.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3)research paper(s) (2 max); and (4) evidence of teaching ability, at thefollowing application URL:

In addition to the materials mentioned above, applicants should arrange tohave 3 letters of recommendation mailed directly to the search committee atthe address below.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 2, 2012. Theposition is open until filled.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair, Search Committee Institute of Linguistics University of Minnesota S205 Elliott Hall, 75 East River Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Hooi Ling Soh Email:

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