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LINGUIST List 19.2605

Sun Aug 24 2008

Jobs: Middle Eastern Languages & Linguistics: Asst Prof, Northwestern U

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        1.    Irene Sakk, Middle Eastern Languages & Linguistics: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA


Message 1: Middle Eastern Languages & Linguistics: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Date: 21-Aug-2008
From: Irene Sakk <linguisticsnorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Middle Eastern Languages & Linguistics: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.northwestern.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Middle Eastern languages and linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Turkish (tur)

Description:

Pending final approval, the Department of Linguistics invites applications
from scholars with expertise and research interests in any aspect of Middle
Eastern languages and linguistics. We are seeking a PhD in any subfield of
linguistics or a related discipline who has analyzed primary data (e.g.,
experimental data, field data, or natural language corpora) in order to
address theoretical issues with a focus on the languages of the Middle
East, including but not limited to Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish and Persian.
This is a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to
begin in fall 2009. The Linguistics Department is participating in a
multi-departmental search; thus there is the opportunity for a joint hire
with another department.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a letter describing research
and teaching interests, two writing samples, and three letters of reference.

E-mail inquiries should be directed to the contact email listed below. The
web page for the Department is listed above.

Please send all materials to the application address listed below.

Letters of reference can be sent electronically (to the email below), or by
mail (to the mailing address below) by October 15, 2008.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.

Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Middle East Faculty Search Com Department of Linguistics Northwestern University
2016 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
USA
Email Address for Applications: searchling.northwestern.edu
Contact Information:
Stefan Kaufmann
Email: searchling.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-7020
Fax: 847-491-3770
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