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Assistant Professor (Linguistics and Multilingual Studies)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2022
Title Assistant Professor (Linguistics and Multilingual Studies)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Humanities
Application Deadline Oct. 31, 2022
Position Start Date July 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Linguistics
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Humanities - General

School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Linguistics and Multilingual Studies

The School of Humanities invites outstanding academics to apply for a tenure-track position in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates must have PhD in Linguistics at time of appointment.

The successful candidate is expected to specialize in the area of semantics and pragmatics. The candidate will demonstrate theoretical expertise, and have methodological experience (e.g., corpus-based, experimental, or fieldwork) in addressing relevant issues in linguistic meaning, and/or meaning in context. The candidate should also have a secondary specialization in another subfield, preferably corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, or psycholinguistics. The candidate must present a proven track record of research excellence and a continuing research agenda that includes collaboration with other academics in these areas. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses not only in Semantics and Pragmatics, but also courses in other general areas of linguistics, and courses in the candidate’s subfield.

The teaching load is typically 2/2, and we expect this appointment to begin in July 2023.

Salary is competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applicants are invited to submit their applications (cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and Google Scholar citation report if available) through the NTU career portal

Enquiries about the position may be addressed to:
Chair, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Search Committee

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Chair, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Search Committee
    School of Humanities
    Nanyang Technological University


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