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Wed Nov 07 2007
Jobs: Eng & Socioling: Asst Prof, Memorial University of Newfoundland
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English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, NL, Canada
Message 1: English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, NL, Canada
From: Marguerite MacKenzie <linguistmun.ca>
Subject: English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, NL, Canada
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University or Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department: Department of Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.mun.ca/linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Socio-Phonetics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
The Department of Linguistics at Memorial University of Newfoundland
invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor
level in language variation and change.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach at both undergraduate
and graduate levels in sociolinguistics and language variation, and should
demonstrate an ability to teach at the advanced undergraduate level in one
or more of the following areas:
language and gender, language contact, linguistic anthropology, and
language policy and planning.
In addition, a demonstrated research interest in theoretical interface
areas, including socio-phonetics, socio-syntax or historical
sociolinguistics is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate a record of
teaching excellence, as well as a strong research and publication record.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research
program in language variation and change, and supervise graduate students
in this area; an interest in pursuing research on the dialects and
languages of the region (English, French, local aboriginal languages, for
which substantial archives and new laboratory facilities exist) would also
be an asset.
The position listed will normally commence July 1, 2008, subject to
budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.
All positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the
appropriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate is required for the
appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a
tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an
earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term,
non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If
the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the
first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track
appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree).
Letters of application should be sent to the appropriate individual as
noted below, accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier,
the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference.
The application must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and research.
Applications should be directed to: Head, Department of Linguistics,
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1B 3X9.
Phone: (709) 737-8134; fax: (709) 737-4000; e-mail: email@example.com.
Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X9
Email Address for Applications: linguistmun.ca
Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie
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