LINGUIST List 32.1628

Tue May 11 2021

Jobs: Syntax: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 10-May-2021
From: Roseanne Santo Domingo <>
Subject: Syntax: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, USA
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University or Organization: University of Iowa
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Iowa, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DWLLC) at the University of Iowa seeks a part-time (at least 50%) Visiting Assistant Professor in Linguistics for the 2021-2022 academic year, with renewal for the 2022-2023 academic year pending collegiate funding and positive reviews.

The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Linguistics and undergraduate and graduate courses in syntax (Syntactic Analysis, Morphosyntax, Introduction to Syntax, Syntactic Theory). The anticipated teaching load, subject to change, is six courses per year (16 semester hours).

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Screening begins May 19, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled, with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference.

Education Requirement:
PhD in Linguistics, in hand by the time of the appointment.

Required Qualifications:
Expertise in contemporary formal syntax, including the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theoretical syntax and undergraduate courses in general linguistics.

Desirable Qualifications:
- Experience teaching large format courses, including TA supervision
- Experience working with experimental design and in a lab setting
- Quantitative expertise such as statistics, computational linguistics, or other approaches

Application Requirements:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Interest
- Number of References: 3
- Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.

To apply, please visit the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Division Administrator Rebecca L Tritten
Phone: 1-319-335-2235

Page Updated: 11-May-2021