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LINGUIST List 18.260

Thu Jan 25 2007

Jobs: Semantics: Post Doc, University of British Columbia

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        1.    Edna Dharmaratne, Semantics: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Message 1: Semantics: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 24-Jan-2007
From: Edna Dharmaratne <dcarmeninterchange.ubc.ca>
Subject: Semantics: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

University or Organization: University of British Columbia
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Semantics; First Nations Languages


The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia invites
applications for a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship in semantics.
Successful candidates will teach, conduct research, and participate
actively in the intellectual life of the department. In addition to its
strengths in semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, phonetics & speech
science, psycholinguistics, first language acquisition and field
linguistics, the UBC Department of Linguistics has a commitment to the
theoretically informed study and documentation of First Nations Languages.

Applicants should have a primary specialization in formal semantics. In
addition, expertise in field linguistics and/or another subdiscipline of
linguistics would be desirable, especially in morphology, phonetics, and/or
in one or more languages of North America. Applicants should be prepared to
teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including an advanced
graduate course in their area of research.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will teach 3 three-credit courses during
the academic year (September to April inclusive) and have some involvement
with the supervision of graduate students. The appointment runs for 12
months, starting at a date to be negotiated between July 1 and September 1,
2007. Applicants should have a PhD in linguistics by the start date of the
appointment, and must have completed the Ph.D. within the 3 years before
the start of the appointment. The salary is $40,000 (Canadian), plus
benefits. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Send a hard copy of the following materials to the address below: (i)
application letter, including a statement outlining courses the applicant
is prepared to teach; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) teaching evaluations (if
available); (iv) a sample of published or unpublished work. Also arrange
for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.

Any applicant whose materials are received by February 28, 2007 is
guaranteed consideration. The appointment is subject to final budgetary
approval. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment
equity; we encourage all qualified persons to apply. Since these are
postdoctoral awards, the positions are open equally to citizens of any country.

Address for Applications:
Mrs Joseph Stemberger, Head
Department of Linguistics
University of British Columbia
E270, 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2007

Contact Information:
Mrs Edna Dharmaratne
Email: dcarmeninterchange.ubc.ca
Phone: 604 822 4256
Fax: 604 822 9687
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