LINGUIST List 12.2270

Sat Sep 15 2001

Jobs: Syntax Lecturer at University of Canterbury, NZ

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  1. a.c-mcc, Syntax: Lecturer at University of Canterbury

Message 1: Syntax: Lecturer at University of Canterbury

Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 14:13:28 +0000
From: a.c-mcc <>
Subject: Syntax: Lecturer at University of Canterbury

University or Organization: University of Canterbury
Rank of Job: Lecturer
Specialty Areas Required: Syntax
Other Desired Specialties: General Linguistics


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 employment.

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

Position is open until filled.

For more information, contact:

	Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
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