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LINGUIST List 20.1196

Wed Apr 01 2009

Jobs: Syntax: Asst Prof, McMaster University

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        1.    John Connolly, Syntax: Asst Prof, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: Syntax: Asst Prof, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Date: 30-Mar-2009
From: John Connolly <jconnolmcmaster.ca>
Subject: Syntax: Asst Prof, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: McMaster University
Department: Linguistics and Languages
Job Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~linguistics/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and Languages at McMaster University invites
applications for a two year Contractually Limited Appointment in
Linguistics, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate
will hold a Ph.D. in linguistics, with specialization in Syntax. The
ability to teach a foreign language or a secondary specialization in one of
the following areas is desirable: semantics, computational linguistics, or
applied linguistics. Applicants should have a strong background in
linguistic theory, demonstrated teaching ability, and be willing to
participate fully in departmental research and teaching.

The Department of Linguistics and Languages presently offers undergraduate
degrees (Honours) in Linguistics and Linguistic Cognitive Science, and is the
home of a new interdisciplinary graduate program (M.Sc./Ph.D.) in the
Cognitive Science of Language.

The starting date for the appointment is July 1, 2009. Starting salary will
be based on experience and qualifications. Applications, including
curriculum vitae, transcripts, samples of publications, and letters from
three academic referees should be addressed to: Dr. John Connolly, Chair,
Selection Committee, at the address provided below. Applications received
by May 29, 2009 will be assured of consideration.

For further information on the Department of Linguistics and Languages,
please see our website.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. McMaster
University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community,
and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages
applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of
visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and
persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 29-May-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. John Connolly
Dept. of Linguistics and Languages, TSH-613
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West,
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2
Canada
Email Address for Applications: lingdeptmcmaster.ca
Contact Information:
Dr. John Connolly
Email: jconnolmcmaster.ca

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