Posted on: 
November 2, 2023

The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position in syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is on or after July 15, 2024.


Duties include maintaining an active program of research, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervision of graduate students, participation in the collegial governance of the department and the university and service to the academic community.


A PhD in linguistics or closely related field is required. However, PhD candidates with solid indication of imminent completion may be hired at the rank of Instructor and will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor upon completion of the PhD.

The application must include the following:

Cover letter summarizing the applicant’s experience, qualifications, and interest in the position
Current CV
Research statement
Teaching portfolio
Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to the Department. Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected] in PDF format only as a single file.

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Position Type: 
Assistant Professor.
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