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LINGUIST List 19.2853

Thu Sep 18 2008

Jobs: Syntax: Asst/Assoc Prof, The University of Texas at Arlington

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        1.    Colleen Fitzgerald, Syntax: Asst/Assoc Prof, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA

Message 1: Syntax: Asst/Assoc Prof, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
Date: 17-Sep-2008
From: Colleen Fitzgerald <cmfitzuta.edu>
Subject: Syntax: Asst/Assoc Prof, The University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Texas at Arlington
Department: Linguistics and TESOL
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://ling.uta.edu
Job Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Syntax


The Department of Linguistics and TESOL at The University of Texas at
Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor in Theoretical Syntax, to begin in fall
2009. Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in linguistics or a related
field, with college-level teaching experience and evidence of success and
continued promise in publishing in this area. We are looking for a
secondary area of expertise in at least one of the following areas: second
language acquisition or TESOL; morphology; computational linguistics, a
non-Western language, languages of the south or southwest United States, or
another area that complements the existing offerings of our department. The
Department has a thriving PhD program, as well as strong MA programs in
linguistics and in TESOL, and an annual student conference hosted by our
graduate student organization. The Department is also in the process of
building its undergraduate offerings, which currently includes a
linguistics minor. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute
to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as supervision of graduate
students. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are
especially encouraged.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a doctoral, research-intensive
public institution of over 25,000 students located in the heart of the
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, a region with excellent cultural, recreational
and entertainment facilities.

A letter of application describing teaching and research interests, current
curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and three letters of reference from
those most familiar with the applicant's work should be sent to the address
provided below.

For more information about the department, visit our website.

Consideration of applications will begin on November 30, 2008, and will
continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews are planned
for the 2009 LSA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

This is a security sensitive position, and a criminal background check will
be conducted on finalists.

UT Arlington is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Laurel Stvan
UT Arlington
Box 19559--Hammond Hall 403
Dept of Linguistics and TESOL
Arlington, TX 76019-0559
Contact Information:
Dr. Laurel Stvan
Email: stvanuta.edu

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