LINGUIST List 32.1639

Tue May 11 2021

Jobs: English; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Southern California

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 11-May-2021
From: Guillermo Ruiz <>
Subject: English; Syntax: Post Doc, University of Southern California, USA
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University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: Dornsife College, Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Post Doc

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California invites applications for a postdoctoral position with a three-course teaching load for academic year 2021–2022, which begins in the third week of August. We seek applicants with specialization in syntactic theory. The salary for this position is $65,000.

The duties associated with this position include teaching introductory syntactic theory at the undergraduate and graduate levels, teaching a graduate seminar focused on a research area within syntactic theory to be determined, mentoring graduate students, and participating in the academic life of the department.

The successful candidate will have a strong research profile, and prior teaching experience. A Ph.D. is required by time of appointment.

Questions about the position should be directed to Andrew Simpson at the contact information below.

We ask that applicants submit only a CV and a brief (no more than two pages) statement of research interests. Letters of recommendation are not requested at this stage. Materials should be submitted as a single PDF file to Guillermo Ruiz at the application email below with the subject heading “2021 syntax postdoc application.”

Applications should be submitted by May 31, 2021 to receive fullest consideration.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Chair Andrew Simpson

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