LINGUIST List 11.1120

Thu May 18 2000

Jobs: Syntax/Semantics Postdoc, U of British Columbia

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  1. Douglas Pulleyblank, Syntax/Semantics: Postdoc Fellow (Teaching)at U of British Columbia, British Columbia Canada

Message 1: Syntax/Semantics: Postdoc Fellow (Teaching)at U of British Columbia, British Columbia Canada

Date: 17 May 2000 21:55:40 -0000
From: Douglas Pulleyblank <>
Subject: Syntax/Semantics: Postdoc Fellow (Teaching)at U of British Columbia, British Columbia Canada

Rank of Job: Postdoctoral Fellow (Teaching)
Areas Required: syntax/semantics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of British Columbia
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: British Columbia
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: 26 May 2000; later applications considered
if the the is not filled.
Contact: Douglas Pulleyblank

Address for Applications:
E270-1866 Main Mall, University of British Columbia
B.C. V6T 1Z1


The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia
seeks to fill a position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in syntax/semantics.
The appointment is for one year, starting July 1, 2000. The successful
candidate will be expected to teach a standard course load (5
three-credit courses per year), conduct research in his or her field,
and to participate actively in the life of the department. This position
may involve limited supervision of graduate students and some light
administrative responsibilities. The salary is $35,000 (Canadian). 

The successful candidate should have a primary specialisation in Formal
Syntax and Semantics. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in linguistics,
have a demonstrated potential for and a strong commitment to research,
as well as be able to teach a variety of courses in linguistics at the
graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations,
representative samples of published or unpublished work, and any
additional supporting documents to the address below. If possible,
please send electronic versions of your cover letter and curriculum
vitae to Fax submissions of the cover
letter and curriculum vitae are also possible: 604-822-9687. 

Any applicant whose materials are received by 26 May 2000 is guaranteed
consideration. Applicants whose materials are received later may be
considered if the position remains open. We apologize for the very
short notice.

In addition, applicants should arrange for at least three letters of
recommendation to be sent under separate cover to:

Dr. Douglas Pulleyblank, Head
Department of Linguistics
University of British Columbia
E-270, 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1, Canada

If possible, ask your referees to send copies of their letters by e-mail
or fax in addition to the hard-copy by snail-mail.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. UBC hires on the
basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all
qualified persons to apply. 
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