College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Visiting Assistant Professor-Linguistics (F1700040)

Champaign, IL
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in syntax. The appointment will be a full-time, nine-month position. Renewal of position is possible and contingent on availability of funding, strong enrollments, and strong performance reviews. The target start date of appointment is August 16, 2017. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics (or a closely related field) with specialization in syntax, in hand by the date of appointment; an active research agenda including publications in syntax; teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence. Additional expertise in semantics or the syntax-semantics interface is preferred; background in other areas such as historical linguistics, experimental methodology, or non-Western languages is a plus.

Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in syntax, survey courses in linguistics, and additional courses according to the qualifications and interests of the successful candidate.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at and upload your application materials: application letter, CV, up to three sample publications, teaching evaluations or other evidence of excellence in teaching, and names and contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references. Referees (or Interfolio) will be contacted by the department within a few days after submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through will be accepted. For more information contact

To ensure full consideration, all required applicant materials must be received no later than May 15 th , 2017. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Liberal Arts and Science
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Visiting Assistant Professor-Linguistics (F1700040)
Open Date: 04/20/2017
Organization Name: Linguistics


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