LINGUIST List 12.2446

Wed Oct 3 2001

Jobs: Psycholing: Asst/Assoc Prof in Hawaii, USA

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  1. Dr. Anatole Lyovin, Chair, Dept Personnel Committee, Language Acquisition: Asst or Assoc at Univ of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Message 1: Language Acquisition: Asst or Assoc at Univ of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Date: 3 Oct 2001 02:12:22 -0000
From: Dr. Anatole Lyovin, Chair, Dept Personnel Committee <>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Asst or Assoc at Univ of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant or Associate
Areas Required: language acquisition
Other Desired Areas: acquisition of morphosyntax and phonology,
ethnographic and longitudinal methods,CHILDES, neurolinguistics
University or Organization: University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: HI
Country: USA 
Final Date of Application: December 15, 2001
Contact: Dr. Anatole Lyovin; Chair, Dept Personnel Committee

Address for Applications:
596 Moore Hall, 1890 East-West Road, 
HI 96822


Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa invites applications
for a full-time tenure-track position (position no. 83119), to begin
August 1, 2002, pending availability of position and funding.

The Linguistics Department of the University of Hawai'i Manoa has a
long-standing commitment to the study of Pacific and Asian languages,
creoles and pidgins, typological and functional approaches to
linguistics, and language acquisition. Typical teaching arrangements
are two courses, either graduate or undergraduate, per semester, with
time for research.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in linguistics or a related area
(applicants presently pursuing a Ph.D. must offer evidence that the
all degree requirements will have been completed before date of hire).
Applicants will be expected to have produced high quality research on
the development of language, and be able to teach (1) undergraduate
courses covering the basics of language acquisition both for students
with a considerable background in linguistics and for undergraduates
with no linguistics background; (2) graduate courses on selected
topics in the field.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Focus on early development of language,
including morphosyntax and phonology; interest in ethnographic and
longitudinal methods; ability to use and teach the CHILDES system and
associated analysis programs; ability to teach introductory
neurolinguistics; interest in collaborating on obtaining research
grants with faculty in Linguistics and/or Psychology and in creating
opportunities for research by undergraduates. We are especially
interested in applicants who are willing and able to collaborate with
existing cross-disciplinary programs in Developmental Psychology and
Cognitive Science.

MINIMUM SALARY: Assistant Professor: $42,000; Associate Professor:
$51,000 (currently under negotiation).

TO APPLY: send letter of application, copies of key publications, and
three letters of reference to Chair, Department Personnel Committee,
Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai&#8216;i at Manoa, 1890
East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

CLOSING DATE: We will begin to evaluate applications and supporting
materials by December 15, 2001. Decision-making will begin shortly

INQUIRIES: Same address as applications. We regret that we cannot
accept applications by fax. E-mailed applications must be followed by
hard copy postmarked (priority mail) by December 15, 2001. (E-mail
address: Please note that we cannot ensure that
all e-mail or fax communications in regard to this position will be

The University of Hawai`i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
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