LINGUIST List 15.3288
Mon Nov 22 2004
Jobs: General Ling: Post Doc, Northwestern University
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Mellon Search Committee,
General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Message 1: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
From: Mellon Search Committee <mellonling.northwestern.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: The Department of Linguistics
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; See job description
The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University invites applications
for a full-time non-renewable Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship funded through a
grant to the University from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The fellowship is
for a period of two academic years, beginning September 1, 2005. In accordance
with the fellowship guidelines, all requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed
prior to the start of the fellowship period. We are seeking recent Ph.D.s in
any subfield of linguistics who have analyzed primary data (e.g., experimental
data, field data, or natural language corpora) in order to address theoretical
Candidates with research interests in the languages of US Hispanic/Latino
populations or languages of the Islamic world are especially welcome. The
position also provides funds for computer facilities and professional travel.
Mellon postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate fully in Northwestern's
interdisciplinary research environment, teach a one-quarter lecture course and a
one-quarter seminar per year, and present one colloquium per year.
For fullest consideration, candidates should ensure that their application
arrives in the Department before January 15, 2005. Applications by e-mail will
not be accepted. The application should include the candidate's CV (indicating
an e-mail address), statements of research and teaching interests, teaching
evaluations (if available), and reprints or other written work. (Finalists will
be asked to submit a copy of the dissertation, or completed portions thereof, at
a later date; it is not necessary to do so at this time.) Candidates should
arrange to have 3-4 letters of reference sent directly to the search committee
by the application deadline; if possible, one of the letters should specifically
address the applicant's teaching qualifications.
E-mail inquiries should be directed to mellonling.northwestern.edu. The
web page for the Department is: http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/linguistics.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and
applications from minority and women candidates are especially welcome. The
fellowship is open to non-US citizens, as long as the necessary permit to work
in the US is in hand prior to September 1, 2005.
Address for Applications:
Mellon Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
2016 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-4090
United States of America
Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2005
Mellon Search Committee
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