Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Linguistics
The George Mason University Program in Linguistics, within the Department of English, announces a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics with a specialization in syntax beginning Fall 2017. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The linguistics program at Mason offers a Ph.D., M.A., an undergraduate concentration, and various minors in linguistics. Information about the linguistics program can be found at http://linguistics.gmu.edu/.
Ph.D. in linguistics is required. A secondary specialization in second language acquisition or psycholinguistics is strongly favored. The candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in scholarship, and in graduate and undergraduate teaching.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply for position number F6363z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, up to three representative papers, and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, all materials must be received by the November 15, 2016, deadline. The department will interview candidates via Skype in early January 2017.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.