LINGUIST List 10.451

Fri Mar 26 1999

Jobs: Sociolinguistics, Linguistics and philology

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  1. JANET BING, Visiting Professor in sociolinguistics
  2. G M King, Assistant Lecturer Linguistics and Philology

Message 1: Visiting Professor in sociolinguistics

Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 19:55:25 EST
Subject: Visiting Professor in sociolinguistics

Visiting Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

The English Department at Old Dominion University is seeking
authorization for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for
1999-2000. This will be a one-year replacement position contingent
upon approval, at which time a formal notice will be advertised. The
candidate should be able to teach graduate courses in sociolinguistics
and American English. Possible additional courses could include
English Linguistics and Aspects of the English Language (course
descriptions are available at 

PhD in hand by July 1, 1999 and evidence of excellence in teaching.
Salary will be negotiable. Applications should be received by April
30, 1999, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Send
letter of application, CV, and the names of three references to:
Jeffrey H. Richards, Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion
University, Norfolk, VA 23529.

Janet Bing 
Dept. of English
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529-0078
(757) 683-4030
FAX (757) 683-3241
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Message 2: Assistant Lecturer Linguistics and Philology

Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 11:16:39 +0000
From: G M King <>
Subject: Assistant Lecturer Linguistics and Philology

Faculty of Classics
Temporary Faculty Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Linguistics and

Applications for this post are invited from suitably qualified and
experienced candidates. The post will be for one year only in the first
instance, beginning 1 October 1999, though it may be extended for up to
two more years if circumstances require.

The Linguistics and Philology section of the Faculty is responsible for
teaching descriptive linguistics of Greek and Latin for Part I of the
Classical Tripos, and the historical linguistics of the two languages
and comparative linguistics of the Indo-European languages for Part II,
as well as for supervising graduate students working in these fields. 
The successful candidate will be required to take a full part in
undergraduate teaching for Part I and Part II, and may, if the post is
renewed beyond the initial one-year term, also be asked also to
contribute to teaching for the M.Phil. programme. 

The pensionable scale of stipend is 16,655 - 21,815.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Secretary of the
Appointments Committee, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue,
Cambridge CB3 9DA (e-mail: Applications, including
a detailed curriculum vitae and list of publications together with the
names of two or three referees, should be sent to the above address
not later than 24 May 1999. Interviews will take place on Thursday 24
June. Referees should be asked to write directly to the Secretary to
reach the Faculty by the closing date. There is no application form.

The University follows an equal opportunities policy.
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