LINGUIST List 11.2330

Sat Oct 28 2000

Jobs: Syntax/Semantics/Asst. Prof/California, USA

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  1. Sara Trechter, syntax/semantics: Asst. Prof at CSU, Chico, California U.S.A.

Message 1: syntax/semantics: Asst. Prof at CSU, Chico, California U.S.A.

Date: 25 Oct 2000 04:24:12 -0000
From: Sara Trechter <>
Subject: syntax/semantics: Asst. Prof at CSU, Chico, California U.S.A.

Rank of Job: Asst. Prof
Areas Required: syntax/semantics
Other Desired Areas: acquisition
University or Organization: CSU, Chico
Department: English 
State or Province: California
Country: U.S.A.
Final Date of Application: Dec. 1, 2000
Contact: Sara Trechter

Address for Applications:
Lynn Elliot, English Department, CSU, Chico
CA 95929-0830

CSU, Chico
Tenure-Track Position in Linguistics

The English Department at California State University, Chico seeks an
assistant professor who specializes in the syntax/semantics interface
and language acquisition. A Ph.D. in linguistics with a focus on
lexically or construction driven grammar and acquisition is required.
Field research and/or experimental methods associated with 1st or 2nd
language acquisition are preferred. Ability and experience in teaching
both introduction to linguistics and Second Language Acquisition theory
and methods, with a demonstrated record in teaching and scholarship.
Responsibilities include introductory linguistics, semantics, functional
syntax and introduction to
the theory and practice of second language acquisition and contributing
to the departments developing BA in linguistics. Exact assignment is
dependent upon department needs and background of individual. 
Candidates should be knowledgeable about and interested in working with
California's diverse student population. As a university that educates
students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse
faculty and staff and seek to create as diverse a pool of candidates as
possible. Appointment will be at the assistant professor level. 
Position begins Fall 2001. To
ensure full consideration, application must be received by DEC, 1, 2000.
Send letter, dossier and 3 recs. to Lynn Elliot, Chair, English Dept.,
California State University, Chico CA 95929-0830. Chico is an
EEO/AA/ADA employer, and only employs individuals lawfully authorized to
work in the U.S.

for further information, contact
Dr. Sara Trechter or Dr. Graham Thurgood
English Department and Linguistics
CSU, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0830
phone: 530 898-5447; 5450
email: or
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