LINGUIST List 32.3651

Fri Nov 19 2021

Jobs: Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Syracuse University

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 19-Nov-2021
From: Marie O'Leary <>
Subject: Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
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University or Organization: Syracuse University
Department: Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Syntax


The Linguistics program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Linguistics. We seek candidates with a focus on one or more Native American/Indigenous languages of North America, and research interests in one or more of the following areas: syntax, morphology, and their interfaces. Interest in pragmatics, information structure, together with experimental methodologies highly desirable. Ph.D. in linguistics or related field required in hand by August 2022. Information about the department may be found at

Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the university. The candidate will contribute to the curricula of the interdisciplinary Linguistics Studies minor, BA, and MA degree programs (for more information, see and to the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program ( The candidate may also contribute to programs in Cognitive Science ( Neuroscience (
The successful candidate will support the Department’s and College’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment and will be able to work in a multicultural setting that reflects our student body.

For full consideration, please complete a brief online faculty application at the application link below, and attach the following:
- cover letter
- curriculum vitae
- research statement
- teaching statement
- diversity statement
- single representative paper
- list of three references to provide letters of recommendations through the online portal system.
The diversity statement should define the concept, summarize contributions to diversity in research, teaching, and service, and highlight how such work would contribute to the institutional mission towards diversity and inclusion.

Application deadline is December 15, 2021. However, priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 5, 2021. No phone inquiries please. Salary is competitive.

Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Individuals from historically under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2021 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Marie O'Leary

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