[Lingtyp] Available Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics, -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Randy J. LaPolla randy.lapolla at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 06:12:12 UTC 2018

The deadline for applications for the position described below has now been extended to 30 September 2018.


On 26 Jul 2018, at 12:16 PM, Randy J. LaPolla <randy.lapolla at gmail.com> wrote:

Available Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics
School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 12th in the QS World University Rankings and 1st in the QS Asian Universities Ranking and 1st among the world’s best young universities (QS’s Top 50 Under 50). The School of Humanities at NTU Singapore pursues disciplinary excellence while also promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking competence, research expertise, and communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond. 

The School of Humanities invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Linguistics. Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_linguistics <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_linguistics>, the journal Cognitive Linguistics <https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cogl>, and/or Adele E. Goldberg, ed., Cognitive Linguistics <https://www.routledge.com/Cognitive-Linguistics/Goldberg/p/book/9780415574938> (4 volumes), Routledge, 2011, for the areas and topics relevant to Cognitive Linguistics. Candidates working in Cognitive Linguistics who also have knowledge and experience of languages in Asia/Southeast Asia are particularly welcome to apply.

Candidates must have a PhD degree completed before the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should provide evidence of high quality scholarly output and a record of, or strong potential for, securing competitive research funding.  In addition, they are expected to be able to make outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Singapore is an economically advanced society. Salaries are quite competitive by international standards and research funding is generous. Actual salaries and start-up grants will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University also offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions <http://www.ntu.edu.sg/NSS/NSSHumanResources/Pages/General-Terms-for-Faculty-Positions.aspx> of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx <http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx>) and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:

The Search Committee
Attention: Associate Professor Alice Chan
Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332
Email: lms-search at ntu.edu.sg <mailto:lms-search at ntu.edu.sg>

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Cognitive Linguistics” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.
To receive full consideration, applications should be sent to the Search Committee by September 30, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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