LINGUIST List 13.227

Mon Jan 28 2002

Jobs: Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, Canada

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  1. Colleen Porter/Marguerite MacKenzie, Lang Acquisition&Phonology/Syntax: Asst Prof, Newfoundland Canada

Message 1: Lang Acquisition&Phonology/Syntax: Asst Prof, Newfoundland Canada

Date: 28 Jan 2002 13:56:19 -0000
From: Colleen Porter/Marguerite MacKenzie <>
Subject: Lang Acquisition&Phonology/Syntax: Asst Prof, Newfoundland Canada

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Language acquisition and either phonology or syntax
Other Desired Areas: language variation/historical linguistics, langauge
disorders, aboriginal langauges (esp. Inuktitut or Algonquian family)
University or Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department: Linguistics
State or Province: Newfoundland
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: April 1, 2002
Contact: Colleen Porter/Marguerite MacKenzie

Address for Applications:
Prince Philip Drive
St. John's
NF A1B 3X9

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of Linguistics

Position Announcement 
Tenure-track Appointment

The Linguistics Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is
seeking to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant
Professor, effective 1 September 2002, subject to budgetary approval.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics with specializations in language
acquisition and either phonology or syntax, and ideally with good
knowledge of acoustic phonetics; a demonstrated record of effective
teaching at the undergraduate and, if possible, graduate levels; and a
strong record of research publication. An interest in language
variation/historical linguistics, language disorders, and/or
experience with aboriginal languages (especially Inuktitut or the
Algonquian family), is highly desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a range of courses
at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to undertake graduate
supervision, to maintain a productive and high-quality research
program, and to contribute to the administrative duties of the

Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, the names and
addresses of three referees, and any supporting documents, including
teaching evaluations, to:

		Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie, Head 
		Department of Linguistics 
		Memorial University of Newfoundland 
		St. John's, NF, Canada 
		A1B 3X9 
		FAX: (709) 737-4000 

Deadline for receipt of applications is April 1, 2002. 

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As
the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the
educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering
diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 16,000 students,
Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for
learning in St. John's, a safe, friendly city with great historic
charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of
outdoor activities.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages
applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities,
aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority.
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