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LINGUIST List 20.3351

Mon Oct 05 2009

Jobs: English, Historical/Comparative Ling: Asst Prof, Arizona State U

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        1.    Faye Verska, English, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, AZ, USA

Message 1: English, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
Date: 02-Oct-2009
From: Faye Verska <faye.verskaasu.edu>
Subject: English, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, AZ, USA
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University or Organization: Arizona State University
Department: English
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: http://www.asu.edu/clas/english
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Comparative Linguisitics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Required: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related discipline; college-level
teaching experience; and evidence of a compelling record of ongoing, high
quality research and publication in Historical/Comparative linguistics. A
demonstrated interest in the history of English.

Desired: Experience using historical and contemporary corpora in research
and teaching; a demonstrated interest in non-European languages.

Teaching load is 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with a significant research
agenda. Teaching opportunities are at undergraduate, Master's, and PhD
levels. Candidates will be expected to teach relevant courses on historical
and comparative linguistics and typology.

The appointment will be in the Department of English
(http://www.asu.edu/clas/english). Arizona State University is a large
metropolitan university with programs in linguistics housed in various
departments.

Applicants must send the following via U.S. mail (no faxes or emails) to
the address below: Cover letter, vita, names and contact information for
three professional references. Applications must be postmarked by the
application deadline below; if not filled, then every Monday thereafter
until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is an equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).

Application Deadline: 16-Nov-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair, Historical/Comparative Search Committee
Department of English
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
USA
Contact Information:
Faye Verska
Email: faye.verskaasu.edu

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