LINGUIST List 14.2316

Tue Sep 2 2003

Jobs: General Ling: Asst Prof, Rice University

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  1. ling, General/functional Linguistics: Asst Prof, Rice University, TX, USA

Message 1: General/functional Linguistics: Asst Prof, Rice University, TX, USA

Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 17:14:49 +0000
From: ling <>
Subject: General/functional Linguistics: Asst Prof, Rice University, TX, USA

University or Organization: Rice University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Rice University

The Department of Linguistics, Rice University, is seeking to fill a
tenure-track position in linguistics at the level of assistant
professor beginning fall, 2004. The Ph.D. is required.

The Department of Linguistics at Rice has a strongly functionalist,
usage-based orientation emphasizing language description. The
Department adopts an integrative approach that is sensitive to
language in many dimensions: discourse, social, typological,
cognitive, historical and developmental.

We expect the successful candidate to share the orientation of the
Department and to have an outstanding record in research and
demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate
courses. Fieldwork on a non-Indo-European language is highly

Rice University is a private, selective institution with undergraduate
and graduate strengths in science, engineering, the social sciences
and the humanities. Rice places strong emphasis on research and
excellence in classroom teaching. The normal course load is six hours
(two courses) per semester.

Interviews will be held in January, 2004 at the LSA meeting in Boston,
MA. For full consideration, applications including cover letter, CV,
three names of references, and one representative article must be
received by November 15, 2003.

Reply to: Faculty Search, Department of Linguistics MS23, Rice
University, P.O. Box 1892., Houston, TX 77251-1892. E-mail: URL: AA/EOE

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Faculty Search
	Dept. of Linguistics, MS23
	Rice University, P.O. Box 1892
	Houston, TX 77251-1892
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 15-Nov-2003

Contact Information:
	Faculty Search
	Tel: 713 348-6010

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