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Jobs: Socioling: AsstProf, Lansing, MI USA

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  1. Dennis R. Preston, Sociolinguistics: AsstProf, Michigan State University, Lansing MI USA

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: AsstProf, Michigan State University, Lansing MI USA

Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 08:46:02 -0500
From: Dennis R. Preston <prestonpilot.msu.edu>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: AsstProf, Michigan State University, Lansing MI USA


The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African
Languages at Michigan State University will make a fixed-term
replacement appointment in sociolinguistics at the rank of Assistant
Professor to begin on or after August 15, 2002 and ending May 15,
2003. We seek a candidate with a record of publication and
presentations and a strong theoretical background who can interact
with faculty and students engaged in research programs in which
language variation and other areas of mainstream linguistic research
are combined. Specific duties will include teaching 1) an introductory
sociolinguistics course at the advanced undergraduate - beginning
graduate level, 2 ) a large undergraduate TA-supported course in
language in culture and society, 3) an advanced seminar in
sociolinguistics, and 4) two sections of introductory general
linguistics.

Although the specific area of research specialization is open, we
require expertise in quantitative methods in the study of language
variation and change. PhD by time of appointment.

Applications are due March 1, 2002. Send letters of application
describing research and teaching experience, vita, and three letters
of recommendation to: David Prestel, Chair, Department of Linguistics
and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages , A-617 Wells Hall,
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027. Non-immigrant
applicants shall provide documentation evidencing employment
authorization in the U.S. All candidates will be kept informed of the
progress of the search.

Persons with disabilities have a right to request and receive
reasonable accommodation. Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply. Michigan State University is an AA/EOE institution.

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Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
prestonpilot.msu.edu
Office: (517)353-0740
Fax: (517)432-2736
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