LINGUIST List 14.2210

Wed Aug 20 2003

Jobs: Sign Language Ling: Rank Open, UC San Diego

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  1. calioto, Sign Language Linguistics: Rank Open, UC San Diego

Message 1: Sign Language Linguistics: Rank Open, UC San Diego

Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 18:59:29 +0000
From: calioto <>
Subject: Sign Language Linguistics: Rank Open, UC San Diego

University or Organization: University of California, San Diego
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Rank Open
Specialty Areas: Sign Language Linguistics



Position: The Department of Linguistics at the University of
California, San Diego ( invites applications for
a professorial position in sign language linguistics beginning in
2004-2005. Applications from candidates at all levels will be
considered; at a minimum, candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time
of appointment. 

As the department emphasizes both theoretical and experimental
linguistic research, the research program of the ideal candidate would
combine linguistic research at any level of analysis (phonetics,
phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse, or
information structure) with experimental work in first or second
language acquisition, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, or
laboratory phonology. A primary or secondary specialization in first
or second language acquisition is particularly desirable for this
position, but not required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate
the relevance of their research interests to issues in theoretical
linguistics, as well as research productivity, undergraduate and
graduate teaching ability, extramural funding potential, and ability
to interact with the sign language research community at UCSD and
affiliated institutes.

Application details: A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two
(2) representative publications, and an official summary of teaching
evaluations, if available, should be sent to the following address:

 Sign Language Recruitment Committee
 Department of Linguistics (0108),
 University of California San Diego
 9500 Gilman Drive
 La Jolla CA 92093-0108

Please indicate in the letter whether or not you will be available for
an interview at the 2004 LSA Meeting in Boston, MA, January 8-11,

All candidates should arrange for three (3) referees to send letters
of reference under separate cover to the same address, and should
include the names and addresses of the referees (including e-mail
addresses and fax numbers) with the application. For fullest
consideration, all application materials, including letters, should be
received no later than December 1, 2003.

UCSD regulations: Salaries are in strict accordance with UC pay
scales. Non-citizens should state their immigration status. UCSD is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence
through diversity. Applicants are invited to preview campus diversity
resources and programs at the campus website for Diversity

For assistance with concerns regarding employment opportunities for
spouses/partners, please check the UCSD websites for the Partner
Opportunities Program
(, the
Academic Job Opportunities Bulletin
or the Staff Employment Opportunity Bulletin

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Academic Affairs Coordinator Catherine Alioto
	Sign Language Recruitment Committee, 
	Department of Linguistics
	University of California, San Diego 
	9500 Gilman Drive MC 0108
	La Jolla, CA 92093-0108
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 01-Dec-2003

Contact Information:
	Academic Affairs Coordinator Catherine Alioto
	Tel: (858) 534-3601
	Fax: (858) 534-4789
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