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Posting Date September 20, 2012
Vacancy # VF13
Division Academic Affairs
Subject to Available Funding
Linguistics position (tenure track). Applicants must have a strong background in theoretical linguistics, broadly defined (syntax, phonology, morphology, and/or semantics) with specialization in one or more of the following subfields: cognitive science, computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse processing, phonetics. Applicants with professional experience in contexts where linguistic theory is applied are especially encouraged to respond. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general education, core, and advanced courses, have an active research agenda, and ability in grant seeking/writing. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in graduate student mentoring and student advisement.
Further information about the department and the research interests of its faculty is available on the Internet at http://chss.montclair.edu/linguistics 
Qualifications & Requirements
Earned Ph.D. in Linguistics required at the time of appointment. Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active research agenda. Experience in grant seeking/writing and willingness to provide service to the department, university and the larger professional community are expected.
Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2013
Salary Range Dependent upon qualifications
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Montclair State University
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With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey's most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.The University's six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu .
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