LINGUIST List 29.3549

Fri Sep 14 2018

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego

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Date: 12-Sep-2018
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego, USA
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University or Organization: University of California, San Diego
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor - 2018/19 - Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


Assistant Professor - 2018/19 - Linguistics

University of California, San Diego

The Department of Linguistics ( within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Syntax at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2019.

The Department of Linguistics is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Given that commitment, the department is interested in recruiting candidates who engage in the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

The department invites applications from specialists in syntax who enhance or complement existing departmental strengths. Substantial experience in fieldwork is a plus, though all candidates will be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in Linguistics or a related field by the start of the appointment on July 1, 2019. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of research productivity, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and extramural funding potential. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how their research enhances or complements existing linguistics research at UC San Diego.

Candidates will also demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by the University of California will be required to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To Apply:
Applications should be submitted to the UC San Diego on-line application collection system, AP On-Line Recruit, at the application link provided below.

Applications must include:
- A letter of application,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A research statement and two representative publications,
- A teaching statement, and course evaluations and/or other material bearing on the applicant's teaching record,
- A separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions.

For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see and

Candidates should also arrange for a minimum of three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the on-line application system.

For full consideration, please submit a completed application, including letters of recommendation, by November 1, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled.

UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

To apply, please see the application link below.

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Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

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