The Department of Linguistics at Oakland University seeks a one-year visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. We are looking for a theoretical linguist with a specialty in syntactic theory to teach courses in syntax on both the undergraduate and graduate (MA) levels. The successful candidate will also teach introductory courses in linguistics, and a secondary area of specialization which is otherwise open. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on 4/15 and continue until the position is filled.
While this is a one-year position, please note that we will be recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the same speciality in Fall 2019 (for an appointment starting in Fall 2020). The successful applicant for the 2019-2020 visiting position would be most welcome to also apply for the tenure-track position.
The Ph.D is required at the time of appointment.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application. Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Internal Number: 15736
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