Posted on: 
October 19, 2023

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2024. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position. Candidates should have an active research agenda in syntax and/or morphology, studying syntactic and morphological structures in the languages of the world. We particularly welcome applicants who can also contribute to our departmental focus on computational language science.

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) pursue external research funding, 3) teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, 4) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. It is also desirable for the candidate to contribute to UF’s university-wide Artificial Intelligence initiative to train graduates for an AI-enabled world (, and seek collaborations within the department as well as with other units on campus.

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The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin November 22, 2023. Apply online at the link below.

Public contact information: 

Associate Professor

Brent Henderson

[email protected]

Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
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