LINGUIST List 24.3122

Thu Aug 01 2013

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 1-Aug-2013
From: Linguistics Department <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, Stanford University, California, USA
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University or Organization: Stanford University Department: Department of Linguistics Job Location: California, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at Stanford University announces a search to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of syntax, with a starting date of September 1, 2014. Duties include teaching and advising at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and maintaining an active research program. Candidates should hold the PhD in linguistics or a related field by the starting date.

The Department particularly values candidates whose work engages with multiple subfields of linguistics and connects methodologically rigorous empirical insights, such as from fieldwork or experimental research, to significant theoretical questions.

Applications should include: a cover letter addressed to Stanford Linguistics Search Committee; a CV; statements of research and teaching interests (no more than two pages each); summary teaching evaluations (if available); up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work; and the names and e-mail addresses of three or four references. All applicants should also arrange for their letters of reference to be sent via email, in PDF format, directly to the Search Committee at the application email address below.

Application materials should be submitted in electronic format only, to the application email address below by the deadline date indicated below. Please send supporting documents as individual files in PDF format (not zipped), and attached in a single email message or multiple emails if necessary. Candidates who are unable to submit forms electronically (please explain in your cover letter) may mail required application documents to 2013-14 Faculty Search Committee at the application address below.

For fullest consideration, candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials by Thursday, October 31, 2013. Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct all inquiries to the Linguistics Department at the contact email address below.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2013 Mailing Address for Applications:
2013-14 Faculty Search Committee Department of Linguistics Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305-2150 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Linguistics Department Email:

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