LINGUIST List 29.3415

Thu Sep 06 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

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Date: 04-Sep-2018
From: Angie Plambeck <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
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University or Organization: University of Minnesota
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Minnesota, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax


The Institute of Linguistics at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, specializing in phonology, syntax or semantics. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research and scholarly interests complement and connect with those of our current faculty. Applicants whose research engages in the interface between subfields or who have a secondary specialization in fieldwork or experimental/computational methodologies are particularly encouraged.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.

The appointment is expected to begin August 26, 2019. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics by time of appointment.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, two representative writing samples, evidence of teaching ability, and names of three recommenders to the application link provided below.

Statements, writing samples, and evidence of teaching ability must be uploaded after the application is submitted via the “My Activities” page. Applicants should arrange for recommenders to send letters by email directly to

Applicants should apply before the priority deadline of November 5, 2018 in order to ensure full consideration. The position is open until filled.

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

Application Deadline: 05-Nov-2018 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Claire Halpert
Phone: 6126265400

Page Updated: 06-Sep-2018