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LINGUIST List 19.2488

Tue Aug 12 2008

Jobs: English, Socioling: Asst Prof & Visiting Fellow, Natl U Singapore

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        1.    Angeline Ang, English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor & Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore

Message 1: English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor & Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore
Date: 12-Aug-2008
From: Angeline Ang <ellanganus.edu.sg>
Subject: English & Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor & Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: English Language and Literature
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ell/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor & Visiting Fellow

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Syntax, Semantics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Department of English Language and Literature at the National
University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the post of
Assistant Professor (tenure track), and of Visiting Fellow (non-tenurable).
Target areas include (i) Sociolinguistics and/or (ii) Linguistic Theory
with specialization in Syntax and Semantics.

Applicants should have a PhD in Linguistics, a sound record of
international publications in their field(s), and a commitment to teaching
at the undergraduate and graduate levels. As the posts are in the
Department of English Language, they will be expected to teach foundational
modules in sociolinguistics and linguistic theory drawing on data primarily
from English. The ideal candidate in the area of sociolinguistics should be
able to teach language policy, socio-cultural approaches to language, as
well the more traditional 'variationist' paradigm at the undergraduate
level. The ideal candidate in the area of linguistic theory should be able
to teach not only syntax and semantics but also phonology and morphology at
the undergraduate level. All candidates should have the potential to
develop an international standing in their chosen fields.

NUS expects the highest standards of teaching and scholarship from its
faculty. In return, it offers excellent terms and conditions. There is
considerable support for research, including grants for research projects,
conference money and a very well funded library. Salary will be
commensurate with experience and level of appointment.

Please note that there are contractual variations for the post of Assistant
Professor and that for a Visiting Fellow. Mail enquiries may be sent to
the application email listed below.

Applications should be made by letter and CV. Please provide:

1. full details of publications (including theses and dissertations) and a
sample of your publications or writing (maximum three items)
2. teaching and administrative experience
3. awards, other achievements
4. photocopies of transcripts/degree scrolls
5. copies of student evaluations of courses taught
6. course outlines of courses taught
7. names, addresses (including email) of 3 referees

The package should be sent by post to the application address listed below.

Alternatively, this can be sent by fax to +65 6773 2981 or by email to

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Assoc Prof Robbie Goh
Head, Department of English Language and Literature
National University of Singapore
Block AS5, 7 Arts Link
Singapore, Singapore S117570
Email Address for Applications: ellheadnus.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Assoc Prof Robbie Goh
Email: ellheadnus.edu.sg
Phone: (65) 65167142
Fax: (65) 67732981
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