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Wed Mar 20 2019

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, Oakland University

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Date: 20-Mar-2019
From: Kuniko Nielsen <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, Oakland University, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: Oakland University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics at Oakland University seeks a one-year visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. We are looking for a theoretical linguist with a specialty in syntactic theory to teach courses in syntax on both the undergraduate and graduate (MA) levels. The successful candidate will also teach introductory courses in linguistics, and a secondary area of specialization which is otherwise open. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin on 4/15 and continue until the position is filled.

While this is a one-year position, please note that we will be recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the same specialty in Fall 2019 (for an appointment starting in Fall 2020). The successful applicant for the 2019-2020 visiting position would be most welcome to also apply for the tenure-track position.

Minimimum Qualifications:
The Ph.D is required at the time of appointment.

School/College/Dept Summary:

OU Standard:
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Special Instructions:
Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Kuniko Nielsen

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