LINGUIST List 30.1771

Thu Apr 25 2019

Jobs: General Linguisitics: Post Doc, University of Connecticut

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Date: 23-Apr-2019
From: Jon Gajewski <>
Subject: General Linguisitics: Post Doc, University of Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The position carries a teaching load of one course per semester. We seek an exceptionally talented scholar in theoretical and/or experimental linguistics whose research interests coincide well with those of current department faculty. While linguists of any specialization are welcome to apply, the teaching responsibilities may include one course on formal semantics.

Minimum Qualifications:
Completed requirements for a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Linguistics or a related field by start date of employment; evidence of a strong research/publication trajectory; ability to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate level; and active research interests integrating well with those of the Department’s current faculty members.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of excellence in research; a research profile that expands the linguistic and/or methodological diversity of the department; a strong commitment to theoretical linguistics; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and advising; and the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Appointment Terms:
This is a 11 month, annually renewable position. The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be in the Department of Linguistics at the Storrs campus.

To apply:
Please apply online at the application link provided below, Staff Positions, Search #2019521. Please submit the following materials: Cover letter with description of research interests, CV, Three samples of scholarly writing, Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Additionally, please direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference to

Review of applications will begin on May 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be sent to Jon Gajewski at the contact information below.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019521)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 7, 2019.

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Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Jon Gajewski

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