Syntax Position at the University of Alberta

Sally Rice Sally.Rice at UALBERTA.CA
Tue Jun 1 18:40:42 UTC 1999

The Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta,
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the junior Assistant
Professor level in theoretical syntax, effective 1 July 2000.  An active
research program in one or more of the following areas is sought:  sentence
processing, computational linguistics, or another area that interfaces with
the continuing research strengths of the department.  The candidate should
hold the PhD and have demonstrated teaching and research ability.  The
1999/2000 salary floor for Assistant Professors is $42,054 Cdn; the figure
for 1 July 2000 will be adjusted on the basis of negotiations between the
Faculty Association and the University.

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta is engaged in an extensive
process of renewal, and is committed to ensuring that the substantial
number of hirings projected over the next several years will ensure for the
future the lively and productive intellectual environment on which the
Faculty prides itself.

The Department of Linguistics has a strong commitment to empirical and
experimental approaches to linguistic research.  Department members are
engaged in ongoing research projects, many grant-funded, in experimental
phonetics, discourse processing, and the study of the phonological,
morphological, and semantic aspects of the mental lexicon.  The Department
offers both graduate (PhD and MSc) and undergraduate degrees, and values
its reputation for excellence in teaching and graduate training.

We seek a colleague who wishes to engage in leading-edge research in a
collegial and supportive research environment, to recruit and train
promising graduate students, and to participate in innovative
teaching/learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is
directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If suitable Canadian
citizens and permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be

The University of Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in
employment.  As an employer we welcome diversity in the workplace and
encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including
Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, all university transcripts, and
three letters of reference should be received by 15 October 1999, by:

        Lois M Stanford, Chair
        Department of Linguistics
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton T6G 2E7 Canada
        phone:  (780) 492 3459   fax:  (780) 492 0806
        e-mail:  lois.stanford at

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