Department of Linguistics
New York University

The Department of Linguistics at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in syntax, beginning September 1, 2018, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Applicants should have a strong research record  and demonstrated ability to teach. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervising student research. Scholars at the early stages of their career as well as advanced assistant professors are welcome to apply. Review of applications will begin on November 1,  2017 and will remain open until filled.

Applicants should submit an application including a description of their research program; a teaching statement; curriculum vitae; names of three referees; work samples; if possible teaching evaluations. 

Letters of recommendation: Once an application has been completed using the on-line system, an automatically-generated email will be sent to each person named as a recommendation letter writer explaining how to upload their recommendation letters privately and securely. An application is "complete" as soon as all required documents have been uploaded and the required number of referees have submitted their letters. Note that files can still be updated even after an application is complete. To apply, see the NYU Department of Linguistics web site at  Instructions for electronic submission of documents can be found under the link 'Employment'. Departmental contact: Professor Chris Collins (

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