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LINGUIST List 17.1449

Thu May 11 2006

Jobs: Phonetics: Asst Prof, Macalester College

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        1.    John Haiman, Phonetics: Asst Prof, Macalester College, MN, USA

Message 1: Phonetics: Asst Prof, Macalester College, MN, USA
Date: 09-May-2006
From: John Haiman <HaimanMacalester.edu>
Subject: Phonetics: Asst Prof, Macalester College, MN, USA

University or Organization: Macalester College
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Sociolinguistics


The Linguistics program at Macalester College invites applications for a
tenure- track position in Linguistics, at the Assistant Professor level, to
begin in the Fall 2007. PhD required. The ideal candidate will be
specialized in (Socio-) Phonetics, have a strong background in some
non-Indo-European language or family, and be able also to teach the core
curriculum in general linguistics, including Introduction to Linguistics,
Phonology, and several other courses according to their expertise. In
addition, the new faculty member will be expected to make significant
connections in their teaching with other departments currently associated
with Linguistics (among them Anthropology, Hispanic Studies, Humanities and
Cultural and Media Studies, Japanese, Philosophy, Political Studies,
Psychology, Sociology), or to go in some new curricular direction that
relates directly to an existing program at the college, for example
Computer Science, International Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, or one
of the area studies concentrations.

We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching and research
in a liberal arts setting. We are especially interested in candidates
committed to advancing the college's mission of educational excellence with
a special emphasis on multiculturalism, internationalism, and civic
engagement. The Linguistics Department is an interdisciplinary department
that supports and is supported by numerous other disciplines on campus.
Candidates will be expected to discuss how they expect their research and
teaching to contribute and to draw from other fields represented at
Macalester. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority
candidates. Please send/arrange to have sent: letter of application, CV,
three letters of reference, examples of recent professional work, statement
of research interests, course syllabi, and student evaluations to John
Haiman, Search Committee, Linguistics Program, Macalester College, 1600
Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Applications received by November 14,
2006 will have first consideration.

Macalester College is a selective, private liberal arts college in the
Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our urban location provides
numerous opportunities for teaching and research collaborations with local
individuals, businesses, public agencies, and community organizations. The
college enrolls approximately 1800 students from almost all 50 states and
approximately 80 countries. Macalester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer and is committed to diversity. We are especially
interested in candidates committed to working with students of diverse
backgrounds. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue a rich
research program, as well as to help sustain, as appropriate, the college's
emphases on multiculturalism, internationalism, and service.

Address for Applications:

John Haiman
Linguistics Search
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

John Haiman
Email: HaimanMacalester.edu
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