[Lingtyp] Job Announcement: Syntax (Harvard)

Bobaljik, Jonathan David bobaljik at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Oct 15 15:38:06 UTC 2021

Dear all,

We’re pleased to announce a tenure-track search in Syntax at Harvard. We’re particularly interested in candidates with fieldwork and comparative/typological expertise, among others, and would encourage applications from readers of this list.

-Jonathan Bobaljik


The Department of Linguistics at Harvard University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment (at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor) in the area of syntax, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. The selected candidate will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct an innovative program of research in syntax.

Applicants whose research interfaces with other areas as well as those who have an additional area of research such as computational linguistics, experimental linguistics, or linguistic fieldwork are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted at the URL below and should include:

- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Research statement
- Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
- Teaching evaluations (if available)
- Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas
- Names and contact information for three referees, who will be asked by a system- generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate thesis advisor, chair of the dissertation committee, or primary advisor in a postdoctoral fellowship
- Copies of three representative research papers

Please apply via the application link below.

Applications must be submitted no later than November 13, 2021.

We strongly encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Application Deadline: 13-Nov-2021

Web Address for Applications: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10724
Contact Information:
Helen Lewis
Email: hlewis2fas.harvard.edu
Phone: 617-495-4006

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