LINGUIST List 15.2304

Sat Aug 14 2004

Jobs: Slavic Subgroup & Ling: Asst Prof, Harvard

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Message 1: Jobs: Slavic Subgroup & Slavic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Harvard, MA

Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 21:39:13 -0400 (EDT)
From: flier <>
Subject: Jobs: Slavic Subgroup & Slavic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Harvard, MA

University or Organization: Harvard
Department: Slavic Languages & Literatures
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Slavic Linguistics
Required Language(s): Slavic Subgroup


The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard
University seeks to make an appointment at the rank of Assistant or
non-tenured Associate Professor, effective 1 July 2005. Assistant
Professor appointments are typically five years, with review for
promotion to Associate Professor after four years. Possible review
for promotion to tenured professorship occurs after seven years in the
non-tenured ranks. We are especially interested in candidates whose
expertise in Slavic linguistics (synchronic, historical, comparative,
or philological) extends to related fields, such as language and
culture, linguistics and gender, language politics, linguistics and
poetics, or folklore and mythology.

The teaching load is four courses per year. The appointed candidate
will be responsible for teaching courses for undergraduate and
graduate students concerned with the structure and history of Russian
and comparative Slavic linguistics. Precise teaching responsibilities
will be tailored to the specialties of the person hired, but they will
include tutorial work as well as a range of courses, from freshman
seminars to broadly oriented courses for undergraduate and graduate
students, and specific topics courses and seminars for graduate
Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) is expected by the time of appointment
and native or near-native Russian and English are required.
Applicants are requested to send a letter detailing research and
teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and one short writing sample
(25 pages maximum). Three confidential letters of recommendation
should be sent as well. All materials should be mailed by the
application deadline.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Professor Michael Flier
	Slavic Dept., Harvard University
	Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
	Cambridge, MA 02138
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 01-Nov-2004 

Contact Information:
	Professor Michael Flier
	Tel: 617-495-4065
	Fax: 617-496-4466

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