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Mon Oct 27 2003

Jobs: Lang Documentation/ILLA: Asst Prof, UT-Austin

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Message 1: Language Documentation/ILLA: Asst Prof, University of Texas, Austin

Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 21:32:42 +0000
From: nengland <nenglandmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Language Documentation/ILLA: Asst Prof, University of Texas, Austin



University or Organization: University of Texas, Austin
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Description, Documentation of indigenous
 languages of Latin America


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin
invites applications for a specialist in the structure of indigenous
languages of Latin America and in documentary and descriptive
linguistics, at the rank of Assistant Professor on a tenure track.
The position begins on September 1, 2004 and is contingent on
funding. 

Duties include:
(a) Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on the structure of
 indigenous languages of Latin America and on theoretical and
 methodological topics connected with the documentation and
 preservation of these languages;
(b) Directing thesis and dissertation research;
(c) Conducting original research and publication; 
(d) Participation in activities of the Center for Indigenous Languages
 of Latin America, including the supervision and mentorship of
 indigenous Latin American students.

Requirements include: 
(a) The Ph.D., awarded no later than August 20, 2004; 
(b) A strong commitment to training native speakers of Latin American
 indigenous languages in linguistics and to collaboration and
 cooperation between scholars and indigenous language communities;
(c) Excellence as a teacher and researcher. Interested persons should
 send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of courses
 they are prepared to teach, sample published or other written
 work, and three letters of recommendation to:

Indigenous Languages of Latin America Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78712-1196.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Nora England
	University of Texas, 
	Department of Linguistics
	1 University Station B5100
	Austin, TX 78712-1196
	United States of America 
 
	Applications are due by 15-Dec-2003


Contact Information:
	Dr. Nora England
	Email: nenglandmail.utexas.edu
	Tel: 512 471 1701
	Fax: 512 471 4340
	Website: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/linguistics

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