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Dec 15 2017

Faculty UCLA Linguistics: Ladder Faculty Position in Syntax or Field Linguistics

University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Title: UCLA Linguistics: Ladder Faculty Position in Syntax or Field Linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax or Field Linguistics

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a ladder faculty position (tenured or tenure-track), starting July 1, 2018, for a specialist in either of the following areas: (1) formal syntax; (2) field linguistics. Candidates for the field linguistics area whose research bears on phonological theory are especially welcome. We anticipate making an appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, but applications from strongly qualified senior candidates are welcome. A second appointment is possible but not assured.

Ph.D. is required before date of hire. In general, candidates should have an outstanding record in research and teaching; candidates for an entry-level appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor should show great potential for outstanding research and teaching.

The teaching load is normally four courses per year, and will include graduate and undergraduate courses as well as graduate student advising. Faculty members also customarily participate in informal seminars attended by graduate students and other faculty members working in their subfield. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Applications should be submitted using the UCLA academic job application site; see the application URL below. Applicants should provide a brief cover letter; curriculum vitae; a research statement; three representative research papers; a description of teaching philosophy; and course evaluations or other material bearing on their teaching record. Applicants should also request for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to the application site. Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2017, but we will accept applications through January 10, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted online in

December and/or early January. For further information please contact the Search Committee at the contact email below. The application materials must be submitted through the UC Recruit system website at The job number is JPF03409

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines,
perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Individuals with a history of, and commitment to, mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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