The Department of Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Syntax. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated research expertise in syntax with interest in computable syntactic models, with secondary expertise in semantics, morphology, or psycholinguistics, and an ability to teach courses in a range of these areas. The Linguistics department is strong in sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, and historical linguistics. We encourage candidates whose research and teaching interests can contribute to one or more of these areas. A Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field is required.
Applicants must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Unofficial Transcript, 4) statement of teaching experience (upload as Specific Request 1), 5) statement of research experience (upload as Specific Request 2), and 6) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service (upload as Specific Request 3). In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Allison Burkette, Department Chair, Department of Linguistics, University of Kentucky (email@example.com
Application deadline for this position is December 11th, 2023.