LINGUIST List 8.1412

Fri Oct 3 1997

Jobs: Syntax/Semantics-U. Penn, U. Colorado

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <martylinguistlist.org>


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  1. Anthony Kroch, Syntax/Semantics position at UPenn
  2. Fox Barbara, tenure-track position at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Message 1: Syntax/Semantics position at UPenn

Date: Thu, 02 Oct 1997 17:17:27 -0400
From: Anthony Kroch <krochlinc.cis.upenn.edu>
Subject: Syntax/Semantics position at UPenn

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania is
searching for a candidate to fill an assistant professor level
tenure-track position in syntax and/or semantics, starting on July 1,
1998. The department particularly encourages applications from
scholars with active research interests in either comparative syntax
or the syntax/semantics interface.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and applicants should
ask three referees to send letters of reference to the search
committee. Completed applications and all letters of reference must
be received by December 15, 1997. Applications or references sent via
email will not be accepted.

The address for correspondence regarding this position is:

Syntax/semantics search committee
Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Inquiries may also be sent to the following email address:
searchling.upenn.edu

Minority candidates and women are especially encouraged to apply for
this position. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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Message 2: tenure-track position at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 11:53:09 -0600 (MDT)
From: Fox Barbara <bfoxspot.Colorado.EDU>
Subject: tenure-track position at the University of Colorado, Boulder

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Colorado, Boulder
seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in syntax. The
successful candidate will demonstrate original contributions to
syntactic theory, and will have thorough grounding in functional and
formal approaches to syntax, including those that study interactions
among semantics, pragmatics and syntax. Broad teaching interests and
proven successful teaching are also required. Strong research in one
or more non-Indo-European languages, and interest in other areas of
linguistics are highly desirable. Send application letter, resume and
names and addresses of three references to Barbara Fox, Chair, Search
Committee, Dept of Linguistics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
80309-0295, by December 1, 1997. Informal interviews at the LSA can
be arranged.

We strongly support the principle of diversity. Applications from
women, ethnic minorities, disabled persons, veterans and veterans of
the Vietnam era are appreciated.





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