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Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://illinois.edu
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor – Syntax
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in syntax, to begin August 16, 2014. The appointment will be a full-time, nine-month position.  Renewal of position is possible and contingent on availability of funding, strong enrollments, and strong performance reviews.  The target start date of appointment is August 16, 2014. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics (or a closely related field) with specialization in syntax, in hand by the date of appointment; an active research agenda including publications in syntax; teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence. Additional expertise in semantics or the syntax-semantics interface is preferred; background in other areas such as historical linguistics, experimental methodology, or non-Western languages is a plus.

Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in syntax, survey courses in linguistics, and additional courses according to the qualifications and interests of the successful candidate.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at the application website below and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, up to three sample publications, teaching evaluations or other evidence of excellence in teaching, and names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted by the department after submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through the application website will be accepted.

To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than April 30, 2014. For further information, contact  the application email below.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: slcl-hr@listserv.illinois.edu
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.illinois.edu
Contact Information:
Marlynna Schaefer
Email: axlschae@illinois.edu

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