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.

The Linguistics program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Linguistics. We seek candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas of theoretical linguistics: syntax, morphology, as well as the morphology-syntax interfaces. Interest in formal semantics and pragmatics highly desirable. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to general linguistic analysis, morphology, syntax, formal semantics, and pragmatics.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Linguistics to begin August 2020. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated research expertise using the tools and methodologies of computational linguistics in pursuit of theoretical linguistic questions, and an ability to teach courses in a range of computational and theoretical areas.

The Department of Linguistics at Indiana University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2020. The successful candidate must possess demonstrated strength and an active, cohesive research program in syntactic theory and analysis, preferably dealing with a range of languages and phenomena.

San José State University - San José, California

Specialization: Computational Linguistics and Syntax/Semantics
Job Opening ID (JOID): 25119
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

The Department of Linguistics and Language Development at San José State University invites applications for the position of assistant professor specializing in computational linguistics and syntax and/or semantics.

The Department of Linguistics at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Linguistics, to start in Fall 2020. Exceptional candidates will also be considered at the Associate Professor level. A research program which incorporates computational modeling and uses empirical methodologies to address theoretical questions is highly desired. Candidates will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of specialization, as well as a course in at least one of the core subfields of linguistics.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics with a specialization in Syntax and/or Semantics. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program in the study of sentence structure and/or the meanings of natural language utterances, with broad theoretical appeal.

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We seek applicants with a strong record of research that complements that of the current faculty, who can contribute breadth and depth to the department with respect to research and teaching, and who are qualified to advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels.