LINGUIST List 30.1772
Thu Apr 25 2019
Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut
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University or Organization:
University of Connecticut
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Visiting Professor in Syntax
Job Rank: Visiting Professor
Specialty Areas: Syntax
The Department of Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for an anticipated one-semester Visiting
Professor in Syntax (Associate or Full) with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019 or January 1,
This position carries a teaching load of two courses, as well as advising and other
The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective
instruction at the undergraduate level and to the mentoring of students in their professional
development. The successful candidate will also be expected to broaden participation among members of
under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning
experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and
contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning
styles and intellectual interests.
A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent)
in Linguistics or a related field; evidence of a strong research/publication record; 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.
excellence in research; a research profile that expands the linguistic and/or methodological diversity
of the department; expertise in another area of linguistics; evidence of excellence in teaching and
advising; ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity
and excellence of the learning experience.
This is a full-time,
non-tenure track appointment for one-semester at the (associate) professor level. Salary is competitive
and rank and salary are based on qualifications and professional experience. The successful candidate’s
primary academic appointment will be at the UConn Storrs campus.
Go to Academic
Jobs online to apply at the link provided below, and select “Apply Now” to be redirected to complete
your application. Applicants should submit the following materials cover letter, curriculum vitae,
evidence of teaching excellence and a sample of scholarly writing. Please include the names of two
references in the cover letter. Evaluation of applicants will begin May 4, 2019 and continue until the
position is filled.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the
successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019520)
position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence
to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp
Application Deadline: This position is closed.
Web Address for Applications: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13622
Page Updated: 04-Oct-2019