LINGUIST List 11.2109

Mon Oct 2 2000

Jobs: Latin Amer Lang: Prof at U/Texas at Austin, USA

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  1. Tony Woodbury, Latin American Langs: Professor at U of Texas at Austin, USA

Message 1: Latin American Langs: Professor at U of Texas at Austin, USA

Date: 27 Sep 2000 16:10:39 -0000
From: Tony Woodbury <>
Subject: Latin American Langs: Professor at U of Texas at Austin, USA

Rank of Job: Professor
Areas Required: Indigenous Languages of Latin America
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Texas
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: November 15, 2000
Contact: Tony Woodbury

Address for Applications:
Department of Linguistics; CAL 501; University of Texas
TX 78712-1196

The Departments of Linguistics and Anthropology at the University of
Texas at Austin invite applications for a tenured position at the rank
of Professor, contingent on funding, for a senior specialist in
indigenous languages of Latin America, to begin September 1, 2001. 

Duties include: 
(a) Serving as founding director of a new University of Texas Center
for Indigenous Languages of Latin America, to be housed at UT's
Institute of Latin American Studies; 
(b) Fund raising, curriculum development, and supervision of
international exchange programs, in connection with the Center; 
(c) Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; 
(d) Directing thesis and dissertation research; 
(e) Conducting original research and publication. 

Requirements include: 
(a) The Ph.D.;
(b) An outstanding record of commitment and achievement in assisting
local language preservation efforts and in training native speakers of
Latin American indigenous languages in linguistics; 
(c) Proven abilities as a fund raiser;
(d) A record of excellence as a teacher and researcher. 

Interested persons should send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, a list of courses they are prepared to teach, and the names of
three references to: Tony Woodbury; Department of Linguistics;
University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX 78712-1196. 
The deadline for receipt of application materials is November 15,
2000. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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