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LINGUIST List 18.4

Mon Jan 08 2007

Jobs: Specialization Open: Post Doc, Williams College

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        1.    Julie A. Cassiday, Specialization Open: Post Doc, Williams College, MA, USA


Message 1: Specialization Open: Post Doc, Williams College, MA, USA
Date: 22-Dec-2006
From: Julie A. Cassiday <Julie.A.Cassidaywilliams.edu>
Subject: Specialization Open: Post Doc, Williams College, MA, USA


University or Organization: Williams College
Department: Linguistics Program
Web Address: http://www.williams.edu/CFLang/depts/linguistics/linguistics.html
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Specialization Open

Description:

Williams College invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral
Fellowship in Linguistics, to begin in the fall of 2007, preferably with a
specialization in anthropological linguistics, psycholinguistics,
semantics, sociolinguistics, and/or syntax, although other specializations
may be considered. New Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have an appointment in the Linguistics
Program and will teach one course per semester, including lower-level
courses such as Introduction to Linguistics and upper-level courses from
his or her area of specialization. The successful candidate will also
advise students conducting research in Linguistics.

The Mellon Fellows at Williams are included in the activities of the
Linguistics Program and of the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures,
and Cultures as regular junior faculty members. They work closely with a
faculty mentor; they participate in Williams' Project in Effective
Teaching; and they receive feedback on pedagogical skills and teaching
effectiveness through our standard evaluation procedures.

The fellowship includes a salary of $36,000 plus benefits and funds to
support research and travel. Applicants must be citizens or permanent
residents of the United States, or expect to pursue a teaching career in
the United States.

Please submit a letter of application, c.v., a graduate school transcript,
three letters of recommendation, and a brief description of teaching
interests. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2007 and
continue until the search is completed.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution, offering
undergraduate education to its 2,000 students. The College has built its
reputation on a long tradition of outstanding teaching and scholarship and
on the academic excellence of its students. Among the opportunities that
Williams offers its students and approximately 260 faculty members are
interdisciplinary programs and centers, including the Multicultural Center,
the Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Center
for Environmental Studies as well as extensive library and museum
collections, expanding theatre and dance facilities, a center for
information technology, and well-equipped laboratories. See also Williams
College website (http://www.williams.edu).

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Williams College
especially welcomes and encourages applications from women and minority
candidates.

Address for Applications:
Professor Julie A. Cassiday
Linguistics Program
995 Main Street, Weston Hall
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
USA

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2007 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Professor Julie A. Cassiday
Email: Julie.A.Cassidaywilliams.edu
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