Date: 19-Aug-2016
From: Natalie Cook <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, California, USA

University or Organization: University of California, Irvine
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Syntax

Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Description: The Department of Linguistics ( at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position. We seek candidates who combine a strong background in syntax with quantitative approaches to its study (e.g., computational, corpus, or behavioral methods).

The successful candidate will interact with a dynamic and growing community in language, speech, and hearing sciences at UCI, including several other departments (Cognitive Sciences, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Spanish and Portuguese) and campus research centers (Language Science; The Advancement of Logic, its Philosophy, History, and Applications; Cognitive Neuroscience & Engineering; Hearing). Individuals whose interests mesh with those of the current faculty and who will contribute to the university’s active role in interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives will be given preference.

Interested candidates should apply online at the application URL below with a cover letter indicating primary research and teaching interests, a current CV, three recent publications, statements of research, teaching philosophy and contributions to diversity, and three letters of recommendation.

Application review will commence on November 11, 2016.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Deadline: 11-Nov-2016

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Director of Personnel Natalie Cook


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