LINGUIST List 11.395

Fri Feb 25 2000

Jobs: Sociolinguistics, General Linguistics

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  1. R Cann, Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at U of Edinburgh, UK
  2. Tony Pi, General Linguistics: Assistant Prof. at U of Toronto, Canada

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at U of Edinburgh, UK

Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 09:31:32 +0000 (GMT)
From: R Cann <ronnieling.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Lecturer at U of Edinburgh, UK



DEPARTMENT OF THEORETICAL AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS

Lecturer in Sociolinguistics



The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the
University of Edinburgh is seeking to hire someone at lecturer level
who has expertise in the area of sociolinguistics.

The area of specialisation is open, but may cover one of: 'Global English(es)'
language and gender; 
language standardisation; 
sociolinguistics of language teaching; 
sociolinguistics of translation. 

Expertise in the analysis of written or spoken texts or corpora is
desirable, as is experience in the sociolinguistic study of languages
and texts both in English and in a language other than English. The
successful applicant will have a proven research record, and be
committed to developing teaching in sociolinguistics and textual
analysis at postgraduate and undergraduate levels within an applied
and general linguistics context. Ideally, the successful candidate
will be interested in developing interdisciplinary links within the
department and with other units in the university.

The appointment will be made on the Lecturer A scale (�17,238 - �22,579 pa) or 
exceptionally on the Lecturer B scale (�23,521 - �30,065 pa).

Further particulars including; details of the application procedure
should be obtained from the Personnel Office, 
The University of Edinburgh, 
9-16 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HT 
or Tel: +44 131 650 2511 (24 hour answering service).

Please quote reference 306102.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 24th March 2000.



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Dr. Ronnie Cann			
Dept of Theoretical		Direct dial: +44 131 650 3960
 and Applied Linguistics	Fax: +44 131 650 3962
University of Edinburgh		E-mail: ronnieling.ed.ac.uk
40 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LL

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Message 2: General Linguistics: Assistant Prof. at U of Toronto, Canada

Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 15:59:38 -0500
From: Tony Pi <lingdeptchass.utoronto.ca>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Prof. at U of Toronto, Canada

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto is seeking an

assistant professor for a one year term, beginning in September 2000,
with a possible extension to a second year. Responsibilities include
teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and possible
involvement in graduate supervision.

Courses to be drawn from the following: introduction to language,
structure of English, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics,
quantitative methods in linguistics.

Teaching load: Two full course equivalent (four semester) courses during

the academic year 2000-2001 plus one full course equivalent in the
summer 2001

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in linguistics
teaching experience preferred

Please submit applications to:

 Professor Peter Reich
 Chair
 Department of Linguistics
 130 St. George Street
 University of Toronto
 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 M5S 3H1

 telephone: 416 978-4029
 fax: 416 971-2688
 e-mail: lingdeptchass.utoronto.ca

Deadline: 15 April 2000

Please include a writing sample and copies of any course evaluations
with your application. In a cover letter, please indicate the courses
that you would be most interested in teaching. In addition, please
arrange to have three reference letters submitted by the application
deadline.

You can visit the department website at:
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/linguistics/

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, and others who may contribute to further diversification
of ideas.
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