Job Code and Title (9403) Assistant Professor
Position Title Assistant Professor of Linguistics (tenure-track position)
Job Code 9403
Requisition Number 176441
Position Category Faculty and Instructional
Appointment Term B = 9 month
Appointment Type Probationary; tenure track fac (N)
Total Hours or % Appointment 100%
Starting Hourly Rate
Department Name Linguistics, Institute of (757A)
College or Admin Unit Liberal Arts, College of
Campus Location Twin Cities
Job Open Date 02-08-2012
Job Close Date Open Until Filled
Internal Promotional Consideration
Required/Preferred Qualifications The Linguistics Program of the Institute of Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, regular faculty position in phonological theory or syntactic theory, approached from a cognitive/biological perspective. The position will begin fall semester 2012 (August 27, 2012). Appointment will be made at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Linguistics; demonstrated scholarly excellence; and evidence of, or potential for, successful teaching at the University level.
Preferred qualifications include a secondary specialization in one or more of the following: neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics (including language acquisition), computational linguistics.
Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, evidence of research ability and a well planned program of research, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations.
Duties/Responsibilities Faculty in the Linguistics Program in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to carry on an active program of scholarly research and contribute to the research and training of graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will consist of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as seminars in areas of interest and expertise. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute service appropriate for the rank of the appointment to the department, college, University, and profession, and to contribute to outreach activities that support the department's mission.
Program/Unit Description The Linguistics Program is committed to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education and to the conduct of leading research in linguistics and allied disciplines.
The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education.
The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Application Instructions To be considered for this position, please click on "Apply for this posting" and follow the instructions. You will be given an opportunity to attach (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) research papers (no more than two) and (4) evidence of teaching ability.
In addition to the required documents described above, applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be mailed directly to the search committee at the address below:
Chair, Linguistics Search Committee
University of Minnesota Institute of Linguistics
S205 Elliott Hall
75 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 2 March 2012. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please direct questions about this position to Professor Hooi Ling Soh, Chair of the Search Committee, at email@example.com or +1 612-626-9687.
Does this position require a background check? No
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