LINGUIST List 10.1744

Tue Nov 16 1999

Jobs: Asst Prof:South Asian Ling, Research Assoc:SLA

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  1. Cathy Drake, South Asian linguistics: Asst. Professor
  2. Antonella Sorace, Research Associate in SLA

Message 1: South Asian linguistics: Asst. Professor

Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 15:43:12 -0600
From: Cathy Drake <>
Subject: South Asian linguistics: Asst. Professor

Job description of an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Linguistics to begin in August 2000
in the area of South Asian linguistics with focus on Hindi

The Department of Linguistics of the University of Illinois at 
Urbana-Champaign is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track position at 
the rank of Assistant Professor in South Asian linguistics to begin August 
21, 2000. Salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates should have a 
strong commitment to teaching and research in South Asian linguistics with 
a focus on Hindi. The successful candidate is expected to teach and 
supervise Hindi language instruction, develop the curriculum, direct 
dissertations on Hindi and other South Asian languages, and teach and 
conduct research in other areas of the candidate's interest. Applicants 
must have a Ph. D. in hand by August 21, 2000.

Full consideration will be given to those who submit the following 
documents by February 1, 2000. Those candidates who plan to attend the 
annual LSA meeting in January in Chicago may contact us to arrange for an 
informal discussion about the position with a member of the search 
committee at the meeting.

 Letter of application including a statement about research 
interests and professional accomplishments.

 Curriculum vitae
 Three letters of recommendation
 Sample(s) of research

 Send application materials to:

 Prof. Chin W. Kim, Chair
 Search Committee in SA Linguistics
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Illinois
 707 S. Mathews Avenue
 Urbana, IL 61801

 For further information, please call or write:

 217-333-3563, 217-333-3466(Fax);

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
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Message 2: Research Associate in SLA

Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1999 09:22:18 +0000 (GMT)
From: Antonella Sorace <>
Subject: Research Associate in SLA

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Research Associate 

Available for two years, you will working within the area of second
language acquisition studies (SLA). Your responsibilities will fall within
the following areas: statistical and experimental studies into
consciousness and attention in second language acquisition (input
enhancement); assistance with other SLA-related activities, notably the
journal Second Language Research and the development of web-based research
facilities Familiarity with SLA is essential. You should have a
qualification in linguistics, preferably at postgraduate level but a good
honours degree may be acceptable. In addition you should have been trained
in statistics and experimental methods. Familiarity with web-based
facilities and database programs would be an advantage. The possibility
also exists of registering for PhD study related to this post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Mike Sharwood Smith on
+44 131 449 5111 ext 4107; e-mail
Consult the following web pages beforehand and

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter with the
names and addresses of two referees to the Personnel Office,
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS quoting 
Ref 214/99/W. Closing date: 30 November 1999.
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