LINGUIST List 30.3141

Thu Aug 15 2019

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 15-Aug-2019
From: Guillermo Ruiz <>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, USA
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University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor

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 2020. The department particularly welcomes applicants with additional expertise in areas that interface with syntactic theory. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the appropriate field of study 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.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow the application link below or paste it in a browser.

The applicant should upload:
- A single file containing a CV,
- Research and teaching statements, and writing samples, and
- Also provide the names and email addresses of three referees that will be contacted by USC.

Review of all applications will begin November 18th.

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: 18-Nov-2019 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
G Ruiz

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