LINGUIST List 11.1529

Wed Jul 12 2000

Jobs: ASL Ling Assist Prof, U of Manitoba Canada

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  1. L.A.MacDonald, ASL Linguistics: Assist Prof at U of Manitoba, Manitoba Canada

Message 1: ASL Linguistics: Assist Prof at U of Manitoba, Manitoba Canada

Date: 12 Jul 2000 15:43:02 -0000
From: L.A.MacDonald < (attn: L.A. MacDonald)"> (attn: L.A. MacDonald)>
Subject: ASL Linguistics: Assist Prof at U of Manitoba, Manitoba Canada

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: ASL Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Interpretation
University or Organization: University of Manitoba
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Manitoba
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: September 30, 2000
Contact: Dr. L.A. MacDonald, Head 
	 (attn: L.A. MacDonald)

Address for Applications:
Linguistics Department
MB R3T 2N2

Linguistics Tenure Track Position

The Linguistics Department at the University of Manitoba invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2001, subject to final
budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with experience and
qualifications. The 2000-2001 salary range for this position is
$42,524 - $50,000. 

The University of Manitoba is establishing a joint program with Red 
River College in Linguistics and American Sign Language/English 
Interpretation. The Linguistics Department is looking for an 
individual to teach some of the courses that will contribute to the 
linguistics component of the joint program. Teaching duties will 
include courses and seminars in the structure of ASL and in 
Interpretation Theory, as well as courses in general linguistics 
(e.g., morphology, syntax, semantics). 

The ideal candidate will be fluent in ASL, will have experience in 
ASL/English interpretation and in teaching interpretation, and will 
be able to work cooperatively with Red River College and with the 
Deaf community in Manitoba. 

A doctoral degree in linguistics must be completed by the time of 

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified 
women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal 
peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canada 
immigration requirements, priority consideration will be given to 
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Further details may be requested by e-mail ( 
or fax (204-474-7671). 

Applications (including c.v., offprints, preprints, etc.) and three letters 
of reference must be sent to reach the Department by September 30, 2000, 
and should be addressed to:

L. MacDonald, Head
Linguistics Department
University of Manitoba
521 Fletcher Argue Building
15 Chancellor's Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 5V5
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