Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Syntax

Victoria University of Wellington - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

We wish to appoint a full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Syntax for our Linguistics Programme.

Our programme is renowned for its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in theoretical, cognitive and sociolinguistics. The successful applicant will be joining us at a time of new opportunities within the University for cross-disciplinary research and teaching involving linguistics.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field, a track record of research and publications in formal syntax and be an enthusiastic communicator of the importance of syntax as a core component in the field of linguistics, and as the nexus for intersections across disciplines. Desirable qualities are experience in fieldwork and language documentation; languages of Asia-Pacific; language variation and change (synchronic, diachronic, phylogenetic approaches). Experience in course development and management and in supervising student research is desirable, but early career academics and recent PhD graduates are also encouraged to apply.

The position is available from February 2018, with a view to the successful applicant being available to start no later than March 2018.

Further information can be obtained from Meredith Marra, Head of School, email meredith.marra@vuw.ac.nz or phone +64 4 4635636.

Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment a http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

Applications close Monday, 4 September 2017.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

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