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Sat Nov 18 2000

Jobs: Syntax: Asst Prof at California State U, Fresno

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  1. Raymond S.Weitzman, Syntax: Asst Prof at California State U Fresno, USA

Message 1: Syntax: Asst Prof at California State U Fresno, USA

Date: 17 Nov 2000 20:00:31 -0000
From: Raymond S.Weitzman <raymondwcsufresno.edu>
Subject: Syntax: Asst Prof at California State U Fresno, USA


Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Syntax
Other Desired Areas: Computational, Historical, Acquisition
University or Organization: California State University Fresno
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Open Until Filled: To ensure full
consideration, applicants are encouraged to have all application
information on file by January 31, 2001
Contact: Raymond S. Weitzman raymondwcsufresno.edu

Address for Applications:
5245 N Backer Avenue, M/S PB92 
California State University Fresno
Fresno
CA 93740-8001
USA


Proposed Appointment: Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Lecturer
(Temporary) with possibility of conversion to tenure track.

Available for the Academic Year 2001-2002.

Salary: Placement on the salary schedule is dependent upon academic
preparation and professional experience.

Teaching Load: 12 semester units.

Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate

Specific Position Characteristics: The successful candidate will be
expected to strengthen the department's offerings in syntax and teach
courses in other areas of linguistics as well. Familiarity with
diverse syntactic frameworks is desirable. Secondary areas of
interest might include computational linguistics, historical
linguistics, or language acquisition. Other faculty activities
include engagement in research and scholarly activities; service at
all levels of university governance and community outreach. Specific
assignments will be dependent on departmental needs. The successful
candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode.
The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with
faculty and staff in the department and college.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate (PhD) with an emphasis in
syntax is required for appointment to a tenure track position. 
Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will be considered
for a Lectureship (temporary position) with the possibility of
conversion to tenure track.

Teaching or Other Professional Experiences: Evidence of a commitment
to or potential for teaching excellence, and a strong interest in
research and publication at the university level is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest
and ability in grant writing. The successful candidate must have the
ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from
diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the
California State University System. The University's mission is to
offer high quality educational opportunities to qualified students at
the bachelor's and master's levels, as well as in joint doctoral
programs in selected areas. The current enrollment is approximately
18,000 culturally rich and diverse students. The University serves the
San Joaquin Valley while interacting with the state, nation, and
world. Through applied research, technical assistance, training and
other related public service activities, the University anticipates
continuing and expanding partnership and linkage with business,
education, industry, and government.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population over 600,000, is
located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, on the western edge of
the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within easy driving
distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and
Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe, beaches,
sailing, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most
reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of
locally grown fruits and produce.

APPLICATIONS: Letters of intent to apply, vitae, transcripts, evidence
of teaching effectiveness, evidence of research and other scholarly
activities, names and addresses of at least three referees, and other
confidential papers should be sent to the search committee chair.
Also, letters of reference (three minimum) should be sent by referees
directly to the search committee chair.

Raymond S. Weitzman , Committee Chair
Department of Linguistics
5245 N Backer Avenue, M/S PB92
California State University, Fresno
Fresno, California 93740-8001
Phone:	(559) 278-2437
Fax:	(559) 278-7299
E-Mail:	raymondwcsufresno.edu

FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Filled: To ensure full consideration,
applicants are encouraged to have all application information on file by
January 31, 2001

The California State University is committed to providing equal
opportunities to male and female CSU students in all campus programs,
including intercollegiate athletics.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University
to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens
lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required
to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to
accept employment.

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants receive
equal consideration in the selection process. We particularly
encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented
groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam era
veterans, and persons with physical disabilities.
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