LINGUIST List 12.2093

Thu Aug 23 2001

Jobs: Syntax, Asst Prof/Lectureship, New Zealand

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  1. Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy, Syntax vacancy in New Zealand

Message 1: Syntax vacancy in New Zealand

Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 18:30:16 +1200
From: Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy <>
Subject: Syntax vacancy in New Zealand


Lecturer in Linguistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Applications are invited for a tenured Lectureship (equivalent to US
Assistant Professor) in the Department of Linguistics. The minimum
qualification on appointment is a Ph.D. and a strong research record
or strong potential in research publication. Candidates should have
an ability to teach syntactic theory at advanced undergraduate level
and beyond and to supervise theses as well as an ability to teach
effectively at the introductory level. Additional expertise in other
areas of linguistics will also be welcome. The Department offers
courses in the core areas of linguistics for the three-year BA and BSc
degrees. Postgraduate teaching includes courses for the BA (Hons)
degree by coursework, and the MA and PhD degrees by thesis.

Further information on the Department is available at

The current pay scale for lecturers is from NZ$48,300 to NZ$58,800 
per annum. For comparison, accountants and lawyers employed in the 
public service earn an average of NZ$53,672 and NZ$62,169 
respectively, and the overall national average salary is NZ$33,784.

For academic enquiries contact the Head of Department, Professor Andrew
Carstairs-McCarthy, at <>. For 
application enquiries contact <>. 
Applications, quoting Vacancy No LG216, must be mailed to Human 
Resources, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 
New Zealand by 23 November 2001. The University has a policy of 
equality of opportunity in
Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Linguistics, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 
4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
phone (work) +64-3-364 2211; (home) +64-3-355 5108
fax +64-3-364 2969
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