LINGUIST List 24.1388

Fri Mar 22 2013

Jobs: Semantics; Syntax: Visiting Professor, The University of Arizona

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 22-Mar-2013
From: Simin Karimi <>
Subject: Semantics; Syntax: Visiting Professor, The University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Arizona Job Location: Arizona, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Native American Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics is seeking an exceptional candidate for a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate or Full Professor position with a specialization in formal semantics. Employment will begin mid-August 2013, and end mid-May 2014, with the possibility of being extended for two additional years, contingent upon available funding.

The successful candidate will be hired to teach both, undergraduate and graduate level courses, with a 2/2 workload (two classes in the fall and two classes in the spring) and perform research in the area of formal semantics. This is a benefits eligible position.

Duties and Responsibilities:- Teach 3 unit courses
- Advise and direct students
- Supervise graduate teaching assistants as needed

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
- Qualified Ph.D. in Linguistics or related discipline, with a specialization in formal semantics
- Strong record of teaching and research

Preferred Qualifications:
- Secondary specialization in Computational Linguistics, Native American Linguistics and/or Syntax Semantics Interface
- Strong records of research activity

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Head Simin Karimi Email: Phone: 520-621-6897 Fax: 520-626-9014

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