LINGUIST List 11.1508

Mon Jul 10 2000

Jobs: General Linguistics: UCLA Dept. of Lingustics

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Message 1: General Linguistics: UCLA Dept. of Lingustics

Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2000 15:21:49 -0700
From: linguist <>
Subject: General Linguistics: UCLA Dept. of Lingustics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Los Angeles,
announces the need for instructors for four to five courses during the
2000- 2001 academic year. Each course will be paid up to $7000, pending
funding, for a ten-week quarter, plus one exam week. Candidates should
display a strong linguistic teaching record in the areas they apply to
teach. The following courses are available:

Fall Quarter (Sept 28 Dec 8) Linguistics 10: Structure of English Words.
Introduction to the structure of English words of classical origin,
including most common base forms and rules by which alternate forms are
derived. Students may expect to achieve substantial enrichment of their
vocabulary while learning about etymology, semantic change, and abstract
rules of English word formation.

(Sept 28 Dec 8) Linguistics 103: Introduction to General Phonetics.
Phonetics of a variety of languages and phonetic phenomena that occur in
languages of the world. Extensive practice in perception and production of
such phenomena.

Winter Qtr (Jan 8 March 16) Linguistics 1: Introduction to the Study of
Language: Summary, for general undergraduates, of what is known about human
language; unique nature of human language, its structure, its universality,
and its diversity; language in its social and cultural setting; language in
relation to other aspects of human inquiry and knowledge.

(Jan 8 March 16) Linguistics 20: Introduction to Linguistics. Introduction
to theory and methods of linguistics, universal properties of human
language; phonetic, phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic
structures and analysis; nature and form of grammar.

Spring Qtr (April 2 June 8) Linguistics 170: Language and Society:
Introduction to Sociolinguistics. Requisite course 20. Study of patterned
covariation of language and society; social dialects and social styles in
language; problems of multi-lingual societies.

Candidates must have a PhD in hand at time of application and will be
appointed pending Dean's approval. Review of applications will begin July
1, 2000, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita and
representative publications and teaching evaluations (where possible).

Send applications to: Search Committee, UCLA Department of Linguistics, Box
951543, Los Angeles, California 90095-1543.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members
of underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

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