LINGUIST List 12.2729

Wed Oct 31 2001

Jobs: Hebrew Language & Ling: AsstProf, FL USA

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  1. Rosie P.Hall, Hebrew Lang & Ling: Asst Prof at University of Florida, Florida USA

Message 1: Hebrew Lang & Ling: Asst Prof at University of Florida, Florida USA

Date: 30 Oct 2001 21:05:35 -0000
From: Rosie P.Hall <>
Subject: Hebrew Lang & Ling: Asst Prof at University of Florida, Florida USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Hebrew Language & Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Literature
University or Organization: University of Florida
Department: African & Asian Languages & Literatures
State or Province: Florida
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 11, 2001
Contact: Rosie P. Hall

Address for Applications:
470 Grinter Hall, P. O. Box 115565
FL 32611


The Dept. of African & Asian Langs. & Lits. (AALL) at the University
of Florida (UF) invites applications for a tenure track position in
Hebrew language, effective August 2002.

AALL teaching expectations will include the following within the
boundaries of four courses per academic year: (1) modern Hebrew
language at all levels, and (2) courses in the applicant's areas of
specialization. The preferred area of specialization is Hebrew
(applied) linguistics. The department will consider applicants in
Hebrew language and literature as well.

The deadline for receipt of application is January 11, 2001. The
search, however, will continue until a suitable candidate is
identified. The selected candidate should have the PhD in hand at
time of appointment and have native or near native command of Hebrew,
and the ability to teach courses in both Hebrew and English. The
salary is negotiable and competitive. Possible affiliations include
the Program of Linguistics and Jewish Studies, depending on the
candidate's interest and qualifications, and the department's needs.

Application consists of (1) a letter indicating interest in the
position, (2) a current CV, (3) names and addresses (including
telephones, faxes and e-mails) of three referees (who should write
directly to the address below), and (4) two samples of publications and
one or two chapters of the dissertation for recent recipients of the 
PhD degree. Send the materials to the following address:

Chair, Hebrew Search Committee
Dept. of African & Asian Langs. & Lits.
University of Florida
470 Grinter Hall
P.O.Box 115565
Gainesville, FL 32611-5565 

The Hebrew program at UF offers a minor in Hebrew and an
Interdisciplinary degree in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
(Arabic and Hebrew tracks). UF is home to the Price Library of
Judaica. Founded in 1977, this circulating research library now holds
over 70,000 volumes and constitutes a regional center of excellence in
its subject field. The library's circulating holdings are
concentrated in twentieth century materials in all languages pertinent
to the scholarly examination of the Jewish experience from antiquity
to the present day in all geographical areas.

The University of Florida is an EEO/AA employer.
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