LINGUIST List 12.1423

Thu May 24 2001

Jobs: Fulbright Chairs in Linguistics Available

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  1. Williams, Holly, Fulbright Chairs in Linguistics Available

Message 1: Fulbright Chairs in Linguistics Available

Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 14:01:50 -0400
From: Williams, Holly <>
Subject: Fulbright Chairs in Linguistics Available

Fulbright Scholar Program
2002-03 Fulbright Chairs Program
DEADLINE:May 6, 2001
***Applications still being accepted
Linguistics and other areas

The following Fulbright awards carry enhanced benefits and are viewed as
among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Program. Lecturing
is in English. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and have a prominent record
of scholarly accomplishment. Consult Web site for information about
application procedure and current updates. To apply, send a letter of
interest, c.v., and syllabus to Chairs Program; Fulbright Senior Scholar
Program; Council for International Exchange of Scholars; 3007 Tilden Street,
NW; Ste. 5-L; Washington, DC 20008-3009. Contact Daria Teutonico at (202)
686-6245 or Holly Williams at (202) 686-6232 for further information.

Austria - Fulbright University of Innsbruck Distinguished Chair in
Linguistics: Grantee will offer two lecture courses and one seminar to
undergraduate and graduate students. The grantee should be a
scholar-teacher with interests in an interdisciplinary approach and broad
interests in the study of language and should cover a wide range of
languages and methodological perspectives (e.g. historical, descriptive,
typological). Some knowledge of German is advantageous but not required.
Faculty of Humanities. One semester, beginning October 2002 or March 2003.
Benefits: 4,360 Euro per month, travel grant of 800 Euro for grantee only,
and monthly allowance of 145 Euro per accompanying dependent (up to three).

Italy - Venice Chair in the Philosophy of Language/Linguistics: Grantee
will teach one course to masters/doctoral students, and will provide some
tutorial assistance. Subject expertise desired is theoretical linguistics,
with specializations in syntax and semantics. Academic rank open. Three
months, beginning end of February 2003. Benefits: 16.8 million Italian
lire, 200,000 lire per month for each accompanying dependent, 1,500,000 lire
settling-in allowance, plus international travel for grantee only.

Note: Scholars selected for the chairs short list for each award will be
asked to complete a full application and submit it by August 3, 2001.
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