LINGUIST List 24.245

Mon Jan 14 2013

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 14-Jan-2013
From: Susanne Carroll <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Calgary Job Location: Calgary, AB, Canada Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary seeks to fill a 24-month limited term Assistant Professor position beginning on July 1 2013. Applicants should have a specialization in formal syntax. An ability to teach courses and to examine in the area of language acquisition (syntax) would be an asset.

Teaching duties will consist of two courses per semester for two semesters at the undergraduate and graduate level. There will be opportunities to work with graduate students writing M.A. and Ph.D. theses. Service duties will be assigned. The University of Calgary is a research-intensive institution; the successful candidate will have the opportunity to continue his or her research program while meeting the other responsibilities of this position.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Linguistics and have experience teaching formal syntax at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For more information on the Department of Linguistics at the University of Calgary, please see our website:

Application details: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, sample publications, teaching evaluations, and syllabi from previous courses in syntax. Materials should be submitted electronically in .pdf format to the email address below. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the same email address. At least one of the three letters must speak to the applicant's teaching abilities.

Send Applications to Ms. Francey Pisicoli, Department Administrator at the application email address below.

All applications must be received by February 15, 2013.

Further information regarding the position can be obtained by contacting Professor Susanne E. Carroll at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2013 Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Susanne Carroll Email:

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