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LINGUIST List 16.2332

Fri Aug 05 2005

Jobs: Socio/Asian Ling: Asst. Professor, UC-Berkeley

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        1.    Paula Floro, Socioling, Asian/Pacific Ring: Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA


Message 1: Socioling, Asian/Pacific Ring: Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Date: 03-Aug-2005
From: Paula Floro <floroberkeley.edu>
Subject: Socioling, Asian/Pacific Ring: Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA


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University or Organization: University of California, Berkeley
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: social or demographic contexts of lang OR langs of the Pacific
or Asian Pacific Rim


Description:

Tenure-Track Linguistics Position

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Linguistics at the University
of California, Berkeley has been authorized to make a tenure-track
appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Salary will be
commensurate with experience; the Ph.D. is required by July 1, 2006, the
starting date of the appointment. Duties will include undergraduate and
graduate teaching (four courses per year) and advising, supervision of
student research, and development of a successful and original research
program.

We invite applications from linguists specializing in either of the
following: the social or demographic contexts of language, or languages of
the Pacific or the Asian Pacific Rim. Applicants under the first rubric
could include specialists in language variation, sociolinguistics,
anthropological linguistics, dialectology, language contact, creole
linguistics, or mixed languages (among other areas). Applicants under the
second rubric could include areal specialists in East or Southeast Asian,
Austronesian, Papuan, or Australian languages, and could include linguists
working on any aspect of language structure, history, or context. Under
either rubric, applicants should have a broad intellectual engagement with
the field of linguistics, a theoretically informed and empirically grounded
research specialization, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. We are
especially interested in applicants whose research involves quantitative
analysis, corpus work, documentary linguistics, or other new methodologies.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, representative work, and
evidence of excellence in teaching; three letters of recommendation should
also be sent. (Please direct referees to
http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html for the University's statement
on confidentiality.) Applications and supporting materials should be sent
to the address for applications, below.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2005; late applications will
not be considered. Questions can be sent by email to:
lingsearch05berkeley.edu. The University of California is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Address for Applications:

Search Committee
University of California
Department of Linguistics
1203 Dwinelle Hall #2650
Berkeley, CA 94720-2650
United States of America

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2005

Contact Information

Manager
Email: lingsearch05berkeley.edu
Website: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu


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