Lecturer in Syntax/Semantics!

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Lecturer A in Syntax/Semantics for the 2023-2024 academic year.  The successful candidate will teach four courses, including LING 5520 Syntax II, the second semester of the introductory graduate syntax sequence.  The University of Pennsylvania is home to a vibrant interdisciplinary community of experts from around the world that study language across several departments. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will participate in the intellectual life of the department and of this broader community of language researchers at Penn.  

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics completed before the start date, with a specialization in syntax and/or the syntax-semantics interface. 

Through Interfolio, please submit a research statement, a CV and a writing sample. Please also arrange to have two letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. 


The Department of Linguistics is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence (see http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html) and to building an intellectually vibrant community of scholars, students, and staff that reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We seek to create working and learning environments that are affirming, equitable, and inclusive. We welcome applications from scholars of diverse backgrounds and those historically under-represented in the academy. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The expected start date is August 15, 2023. 

For questions related to this position, please contact Julie Anne Legate, Chair of Linguistics, jlegate@ling.upenn.edu

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