Arts & Sciences Linguistics Program, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Linguistics-ASTP [#7849]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Semantics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Linguistics
Appl Deadline:2016/11/01 finished (posted 2016/09/07, finished 2017/02/17, listed until 2017/03/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Linguistics Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Semantics, to begin July 1, 2017. The candidate will teach and advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels and serve as a core faculty member in the Linguistics program. A secondary specialization in pragmatics, computational linguistics, or another core area of linguistics would be a plus. Requirements include a PhD in Linguistics in hand by the start date, a strong background in linguistic theory, and demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and research. For further information about our academic programs, see Inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee at

Application materials, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, three selected publications, and three reference letters (to be uploaded by recommenders) should be uploaded as individual PDF files through Academic Jobs Online at For full consideration, applications should be complete by November 1, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
Arts & Sciences Linguistics Program
Boston University
621 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

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