LINGUIST List 32.2738

Wed Aug 25 2021

Jobs: Syntax: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Syntax, University of Southern California

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Date: 25-Aug-2021
From: Guillermo Ruiz <>
Subject: Syntax: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Syntax, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Syntax

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in theoretical syntax with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The department particularly welcomes applicants with additional expertise in areas that interface with syntactic theory. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in linguistics or a related field by the start of the appointment.

Duties include maintaining an active program of research, strong commitment to teaching and supervision at the graduate and undergraduate level, and participating in the academic life of the department. Applicants must have a doctoral degree prior to start of appointment.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application via the application link listed below. The applicant should upload a single file containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and 3 sample research papers or articles (individual dissertation chapters are acceptable). Please also provide the names and email addresses of three referees that may be contacted by USC. We welcome substantive remarks on diversity, equity and inclusion in the candidate’s teaching and/or research statements. The review of applications will begin October 1, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Prof Roumyana Pancheva

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