LINGUIST List 26.3251

Fri Jul 10 2015

Jobs: Syntax: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Kansas

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 09-Jul-2015
From: Alison Gabriele <>
Subject: Syntax: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Kansas, USA
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University or Organization: University of Kansas
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Kansas, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Kansas invites applications for a non-tenure track, limited-term appointment of two academic years for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin as early as August 18, 2015.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or ABD in Linguistics or a closely related field, with a specialization in Syntax expected by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as a strong record of research in syntax. Expertise in a related area such as field methods or typology is preferred. The teaching load is three courses per semester, including Introductory Linguistics and more specialized courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For a complete announcement and application instructions go to the application website below. The following documents should be included with your on-line application profile: letter of application outlining interest in and qualifications for the position, CV, contact information for three references, representative research publications, and a teaching statement. In addition, applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation that evaluate scholarly achievement and teaching sent electronically to Professor Alison Gabriele.

Initial review of applications will begin July 20, 2015 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

Application Deadline: 24-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Alison Gabriele

Page Updated: 10-Jul-2015