University of Pennsylvania — Linguistics Assistant Professor in Syntax

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position in Syntax at the rank of Assistant Professor; exceptional candidates at a senior level will also be considered. The position will begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate must have the Ph.D. completed by the time of appointment. Applicants must present a proven record of research and evidence of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate instruction, including introductory level courses, to advise student research, and to develop a strong research program.

Candidates are to apply at Include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and representative publications. Submitting a cover letter or teaching evaluations is optional. Applicants must also submit the names and contact information of three referees who have agreed to provide a letter of reference. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters to the website. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. It is advised that candidates apply as early as possible. 

The Department of Linguistics is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.