LINGUIST List 29.4523

Wed Nov 14 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Delaware

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Date: 12-Nov-2018
From: Satoshi Tomioka <stomiokaudel.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Syntax: Assistant Professor, The University of Delaware, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Delaware
Department: Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Job Location: Delaware, USA
Web Address: https://www.lingcogsci.udel.edu/
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Syntax

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Syntax


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Syntax. Preference is given to candidates who have a secondary specialization that leads to successful collaboration with the current faculty or brings a new strength to the research profile of the department. The position will commence September 1, 2019. The successful candidate will have a strong research program in syntax and their secondary area and will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates must be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in syntax, general linguistics, and their secondary area of specialization.

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in Linguistics or a related field, or should expect to complete their degree requirements prior to appointment.

To Apply:
Applicants should apply on-line at the application link provided below and should submit:
- A letter of application,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A statement describing their research program,
- A statement of teaching experience and philosophy (including evidence of teaching ability if available), and
- Three sample publications.

They should also arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018; for fullest consideration, all application materials should be submitted by that date. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment. Questions should be directed to Satoshi Tomioka at the contact information provided below.

The University of Delaware combines leadership in research with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. The main campus in Newark, Delaware provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science (https://www.lingcogsci.udel.edu) offers a PhD in Linguistics, a Master's degree in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science (with a concentration in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. The Department is comprised of 13 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 30 PhD students, 20 MA students, 320 undergraduate majors, and 60 minors.

The University of Delaware provides an excellent benefit plan (https://www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/benefits/) including dual career services (https://www.udel.edu/content/dam/udelImages/human-resources/Careers/threefold_dualcareer.pdf). Current lists of faculty and staff searches can be found here (https://www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/careers/).

Equal Employment Opportunity :
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/57342
Contact Information:
Satoshi Tomioka
Email: stomiokaudel.edu


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