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LINGUIST List 18.2410

Wed Aug 15 2007

Jobs: Hebrew & Gen Ling: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin

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        1.    Esther Raizen, Hebrew & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Message 1: Hebrew & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Date: 15-Aug-2007
From: Esther Raizen <raizenmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Hebrew & General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Department: Middle Eastern Studies
Web Address: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/mes/

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Jewish Languages

Required Language(s): Hebrew (heb)


The University of Texas at Austin invites scholars to apply for a
tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Hebrew linguistics in the
Department of Middle Eastern Studies. The position begins on September 1,
2008. Position funding is pending budgetary approval.

Applicants must have a PhD in Hebrew linguistics or related field in hand
at the time of appointment, native or near-native competence in Hebrew, and
evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level. The applicant must
demonstrate a record of and agenda for research contributions to the field
of Hebrew linguistics. Preference will be given to applicants with a
demonstrated background in Jewish linguistics and Semitics.

The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a strong record of
research and publications and engage in service to the Department,
University, and profession. The Department places a high premium on
collegiality and maintaining a diverse and hospitable working environment.
The applicant will be expected to work with colleagues in the routine
governance of the Department and in program building. The Department
attracts talented graduate students from an international pool and
promising undergraduates, thus the applicant will need to develop and teach
undergraduate and graduate courses that attract student interest, in both
Hebrew and English, as well as supervise and mentor student research. He
or she will also be affiliated with the new Schusterman Center for Jewish
Studies, which will afford faculty members the possibility of research and
course preparation support and a community of Jewish Studies scholars in
related fields.

Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of publications
and teaching evaluations, and three original letters of reference to Dr.
Esther Raizen at the application address listed below.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. A background check will be conducted on the applicant

Application Deadline: 08-Dec-2007
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Esther Raizen
Department of Middle Eastern Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station F9400
Austin, TX 78712
Contact Information:
Esther Raizen
Email: raizenmail.utexas.edu

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