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Mon Nov 26 2001

Jobs: Socioling/Lang&Culture: Asst Prof, CA USA

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  1. John W. Du Bois, Socioling/Lang&Culture: Asst Prof at Univ of California, Santa Barbara

Message 1: Socioling/Lang&Culture: Asst Prof at Univ of California, Santa Barbara

Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 16:18:19 -0800
From: John W. Du Bois <duboislinguistics.ucsb.edu>
Subject: Socioling/Lang&Culture: Asst Prof at Univ of California, Santa Barbara


** POSITION AVAILABLE **

Please note that we are actively accepting applications for the
following position, which will remain open until filled. 

Interviews will be conducted at the meetings of the American
Anthropological Association on 11/29-12/1/2001, the Linguistic Society
of America on 1/3-1/5/2002, and the International Conference on
Austronesian Linguistics on 1/8-1/11/2002.

University of California, Santa Barbara. The UCSB Linguistics
Department seeks to hire a specialist in social and/or cultural
approaches to language. The appointment will be tenure-track at the
Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2002. Candidates should
have an active research program in their area of
specialization. Experience in social/cultural research incorporating
linguistic analysis of naturally occurring language use is
essential. We are especially interested in candidates whose research
shows theoretical implications for one or more related disciplines
such as anthropology, sociology, or cognitive science, as well as
linguistics, and who can interact with colleagues and students in
interdisciplinary programs at UCSB such as Language, Interaction, and
Social Organization (LISO) and Cognitive Science.

Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, and will
be expected to teach a range of courses at graduate and undergraduate
levels, including courses in linguistic anthropology and
sociolinguistics. Ph.D. normally required by the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of research
interests, 1-2 samples of published work, and full contact information
for three academic references to the Search Committee, Linguistics
Department, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA 93106. Inquiries may be addressed
to the above address or via email to lingsearchlinguistics.ucsb.edu.
Tentative deadline November 15, 2001; the position will remain open
until filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the annual
meetings of the American Anthropological Association, the
International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, and the
Linguistic Society of America, although attendance is not required for
consideration. 

Our department has a genuine commitment to diversity; members of
underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. UCSB is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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