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Grinnell College: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Linguistics (2-year)

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Linguistics Concentration invites applications for a two-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Linguistics beginning Fall 2019. Eligible candidates must have received their Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field in 2016 or later. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: phonology and/or semantics. The Linguistics Concentration at Grinnell is an interdisciplinary program of study consisting of an introduction to linguistics, intermediate courses in syntax, typology, and Indo-European, an advanced course in language change, and electives pertaining to language drawn from the wider Grinnell curriculum. Our interdepartmental faculty come from the Departments of Anthropology, Chinese and Japanese, Classics, Education, English, Philosophy, Russian, and Spanish. Our concentrators major in anthropology, computer science, and English or another language, among others. The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will teach one core course per semester, the introduction to linguistics and a course either from our existing curriculum or of the Fellow’s own design. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 1, 2019. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. Candidates who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term the fellowship begins. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Angelo Mercado, at [LinguisticsSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4730.

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