LINGUIST List 11.2590

Thu Nov 30 2000

Jobs: Alaskan: Asst Prof at U of Alaska Fairbanks

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  1. Gary Holton, Alaskan: Asst Prof at Alaska Native Language Center

Message 1: Alaskan: Asst Prof at Alaska Native Language Center

Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 17:37:47 -0900
From: Gary Holton <>
Subject: Alaskan: Asst Prof at Alaska Native Language Center

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, tenure-track
PCN NUMBER: 216215

The Alaska Native Language Center seeks applicants for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor of Linguistics specializing in Alaska Native
langauges, to begin Fall 2001.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related field
preferred, ABD considered with expectation of completion within the
first year of employment. Demonstrated field experience with an
Alaskan or related language.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Fieldwork in an Alaskan language for purposes of
documentation and support of local language efforts. The person hired
will write grammars, compile dictionaries and collections of texts in
Native language(s); perform outreach to Native communities and
organizations; and teach in the field of Alaska Native languages in
the classroom or through distance delivery. Duties will include
coordinating language efforts with statewide and local institutions
such as museums, libraries and cultural heritage centers; establishing
and overseeing contacts with national and international organizations
dealing with Native languages; writing grant proposals; and assisting
with collecting, archiving, and disseminating written materials and
tapes in and on Alaska Native languages.

APPLICATION: Please submit a signed University of Alaska employment
application, cover letter addressing interest and qualifications,
photocopies of transcripts of all graduate coursework, current resume
or curriculum vitae, and names, mailing and e-mail addresses, and
telephone numbers of three professional references to:

	Search Committee
	Alaska Native Language Center
	University of Alaska
	P. O. Box 757680
	Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680
	Phone: (907) 474-7874
	FAX: (907) 474-6586

All materials must be postmarked by the January 15, 2001.

A copy of the UA Employment Application Form can be obtained from any
of the UA Human Resources offices or downloaded from

Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska Fairbanks must comply with
the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reporting and Control Act of
1986 and are expected to possess a valid social security card. The
University of Alaska Fairbanks is an equal employment
opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is
subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing
reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and
screening process should contact the Assistant Director on (907)
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