Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-Linguistics and Philosophy-LINGUISTICS1 [#8451]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Linguistics / Language Acquisition
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/15 finished (posted 2016/10/31, finished 2017/12/18)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Linguistics & Philosophy at MIT invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  The appointment will be made in the area of Language Acquisition, with a specific interest in candidates whose research focuses on the nature of linguistic theory from the perspective of language development.  We particularly seek candidates whose experimental or computational research on language development interacts productively with open questions in syntactic theory, but strongly welcome applicants whose interests span multiple sub-disciplines of linguistics. The successful applicant will be a leader in MIT’s Language Acquisition lab, but we also encourage applicants whose research includes a focus on interactions between linguistic theory and other issues in learning or language processing. Consideration of applications will begin on December 15, 2016. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date, but we will consider all applications submitted until the position is filled.

MIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disability.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Room 32-D808
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

© 2018 AcademicJobsOnline.Org. All Rights Reserved.