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LINGUIST List 18.2501

Sat Aug 25 2007

Jobs: Spanish & Socioling of US Spanish: Rank Open, U of Michigan

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        1.    Elizabeth Humpert, Spanish & Sociolinguistics of US Spanish: Rank Open, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA


Message 1: Spanish & Sociolinguistics of US Spanish: Rank Open, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Date: 24-Aug-2007
From: Elizabeth Humpert <bhumpertumich.edu>
Subject: Spanish & Sociolinguistics of US Spanish: Rank Open, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
Web Address: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites applications
for a tenure-track faculty position in Spanish Sociolinguistics to begin
September 2008 (authorization pending). We are seeking expertise in the
sociolinguistics of US Spanish, with a possible secondary interest in
Caribbean Spanish. Preferred research areas include, but are not limited
to: variation theory, variation and phonological theory, phonetics,
language contact and bilingualism, language ideology, and social network
theory. Appointment may be at any rank.

Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in Spanish and
English. Evidence of outstanding teaching ability and research are
essential. Send cover letter, statement of present and future research
plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, CV, and placement
file (including three letters of recommendation) to Prof. Steve Dworkin,
Co-chair of the Search Committee at the application address listed below.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; the University is
supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2007
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Steven Dworkin
812 E. Washington St.
4108 MLB
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275
USA
Contact Information:
Elizabeth Humpert
Email: bhumpertumich.edu



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