LINGUIST List 12.2447

Wed Oct 3 2001

Jobs: Comp Ling or Language Variation: Prof in HI USA

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  1. Dr.Anatole Lyovin; Chair, Dept Personnel Committee, Computational ling or Language change: Prof - U/Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Message 1: Computational ling or Language change: Prof - U/Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Date: 3 Oct 2001 02:30:53 -0000
From: Dr.Anatole Lyovin; Chair, Dept Personnel Committee <>
Subject: Computational ling or Language change: Prof - U/Hawai'i at Manoa, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant or Associate
Areas Required: computational linguistics or language change
Other Desired Areas: languages of the Pacific/Asia
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. 83467), to begin
August 1, 2002, pending availability of position and funding.

The Linguistics Department of the University of Hawai'i at 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 all
degree requirements will have been completed before date of hire).
The successful applicant will be expected to have produced high
quality research on
(a) computational linguistics, or
(b) language change, with a focus on grammaticalization, morphology
and/or related areas.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: keen interest in and a serious commitment to
research on one or more languages of the Pacific and/or Asia. We are
also especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching
allow them to interact with colleagues and students in other
departments of the university and to teach courses that will be of
interest to a broad range of students, including those from other

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'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 answered.

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