LINGUIST List 30.1772

Thu Apr 25 2019

Jobs: Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut

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Date: 24-Apr-2019
From: Jon Gajewski <>
Subject: Syntax: Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: 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, 2020.

This position carries a teaching load of two courses, as well as advising and other responsibilities.
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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of 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.

Appointment Terms:
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.

To Apply:
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)

This 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

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Jon Gajewski

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