LINGUIST List 29.4256
Thu Nov 01 2018
Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
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Jon Gajewski <jon.gajewski
Syntax: Assistant Professor,
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University or Organization:
University of Connecticut
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Assistant Professor in Theoretical Syntax
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
The Department of Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the position of Assistant
Professor in Theoretical Syntax.
Completed requirements for a Ph.D.
(or foreign equivalent) in Linguistics or a related field by August 22, 2019; evidence of a strong
research/publication trajectory; a primary research focus on theoretical syntax in a generative
framework; ability to teach graduate courses in theoretical syntax, and a range of courses in the
Department's undergraduate curriculum; active research interests integrating well with those of the
Department’s current faculty members; and a deep commitment to promoting diversity through academic and
Evidence of excellence in research; a research
profile that expands the linguistic and/or methodological diversity of the department; expertise in a
second area of linguistics; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and advising.
This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of
August 23, 2019. This position carries a teaching load of two courses per semester, as well as advising
and other responsibilities. This position is at the main campus in Storrs. Salary and rank will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will be filled subject to budgetary
Follow the link below to the Academic Jobs Online listing. Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2019175 in the document title for each document submitted:
- A cover letter,
- Curriculum vitae;
- Teaching statement;
- Research and scholarship statement;
- Three research writing samples;
- Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.).
- Please indicate in the cover letter whether you will attend the Linguistic Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting.
- Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.
Evaluations of applicants will begin November 27, 2018 and continue until the position is
filled. You have questions or need further information you may contact Željko Bošković at the contact
information provided below.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the
successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
All employees are subject
to adherence to the CT State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp
Application Deadline: 27-Nov-2018 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12603
Professor Željko Bošković
Page Updated: 29-Nov-2018