Posted on: 
October 24, 2017

The Program in Linguistics at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral (or more senior) research position in linguistics. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Byron Ahn on research in prosody and its grammatical interfaces. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in formal semantics/pragmatics, and an interest in exploring the relationship between prosody and meaning, experimentally and theoretically. The candidate may be invited to teach one course for Linguistics per semester, pending sufficient enrollments and with the approval of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, and may engage in a small amount of undergraduate independent work advising. In addition, they will be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Program in Linguistics. PhD in Linguistics or relevant discipline, preferably within the past five years but no later than September 1, 2018.

This is a one-year term position starting September 1, 2018 with the possibility of renewal for a second year, based on continued satisfactory performance. Interested candidates must apply online at with a cover letter, CV, two scholarly papers, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for three or more references. Apply by December 15, 2017.

Public contact information: 

Yolanda Sullivan, Program Manager
Program in Linguistics, Princeton University

Position Type: 
Postdoctoral Researcher.
Linguistic Specialization: 
Phonology, Pragmatics, Semantics.