LINGUIST List 32.2245

Thu Jul 01 2021

Jobs: Semantics: Rank Open, Tel Aviv University

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Date: 01-Jul-2021
From: Aya Meltzer-Asscher <>
Subject: Semantics: Rank Open, Tel Aviv University, Israel
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University or Organization: Tel Aviv University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-track Position for a Semanticist

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Semantics


Senior academic position in the Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a tenure-track position (rank open), commencing January 1, 2022. The appointment is in the area of Semantics. We encourage in particular applicants whose work is focused on semantic theory, but connects with other areas of linguistics, including computational and experimental areas, and/or with adjacent fields, e.g. logic and philosophy of language. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field by the beginning of employment.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an excellent publication record for their career stage and to apply for competitive research grants. While pursuing their own research agenda, the candidate is expected to be able to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues in other sub-disciplines within Linguistics, in the School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies, and in the Faculty of Humanities, and other faculties (Computer Sciences, Social Sciences) more broadly. The potential to make a significant contribution to the research culture, graduate programs, and impact of the department is essential.

Faculty responsibilities include:
- Conducting research in the area of semantics
- Applying for external research funding
- Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, including teaching of introductory semantics courses and other courses as required by the department's curriculum. The candidate is expected to be able to teach in Hebrew within three years of their appointment.
- Supervising M.A. and Ph.D. students
- Academic citizenship

The application must include:
- CV, including list of publications
- Up to 5 of the applicant's most relevant academic works
- Research statement outlining the applicant's research interests, previous achievements, and plans, as well as the broader questions that their research promises to engage with
- Teaching statement
- Names and addresses of three senior scholars (potential referees)

Please send application materials to Ruti Zusman at the Linguistics Department by August 15, 2021, via the application email below.

For inquiries, please email Ruti Zusman at the Linguistics Department via the contact email below.

Salary and employment conditions will conform to Tel Aviv University regulations. The appointment procedure will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University’s authorities. The position will become effective starting from January 1st 2022 and the academic rank will be determined towards the beginning of employment.

Candidates who proceed to the second stage of evaluation will be asked to have three reference letters sent directly from senior scholars to the above address.

The Faculty of Humanities at Tel Aviv University is interested in increasing diversity, broadly defined, and in recruiting new faculty members representing a diverse multicultural society.

The position is open to all candidates. The appointment will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and the needs of the Department of Linguistics. The Department, the School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies, the Faculty of Humanities and Tel Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for this position.

Application Deadline: 15-Aug-2021

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ruti Zussman

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