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LINGUIST List 20.3475

Thu Oct 15 2009

Jobs: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University

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        1.    Irene Sakk, General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 14-Oct-2009
From: Irene Sakk <linguisticsnorthwestern.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Northwestern University, 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: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University invites
applications for a full-time non-renewable Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
funded through a grant to the University from the Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation. The fellowship is for a period of two academic years, beginning
September 1, 2010. In accordance with the fellowship guidelines, all
requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed prior to the start of the
fellowship period. We are seeking recent Ph.D.s in any subfield of
linguistics who have analyzed primary data (e.g., experimental data, field
data, or natural language corpora) in order to address theoretical issues.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The position
also provides funds for computer facilities and professional travel. Mellon
postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate fully in Northwestern's
interdisciplinary research environment, teach a one-quarter lecture course
and a one-quarter seminar per year, and present one colloquium per year.
For fullest consideration, candidates should ensure that their application
arrives in the Department before December 1, 2009. APPLICATIONS BY E-MAIL
WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The application should include the candidate's CV
(indicating an e-mail address), statements of research and teaching
interests, teaching evaluations (if available), and reprints or other
written work. (Finalists will be asked to submit a copy of the
dissertation, or completed portions thereof, at a later date; it is not
necessary to do so at this time.) Candidates should arrange to have 3-4
letters of reference sent directly to the search committee by the
application deadline; if possible, one of the letters should specifically
address the applicant's teaching qualifications.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Mellon Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
Northwestern University
2016 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
USA
Contact Information:
Gregory Ward
Email: mellonling.northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-7020
Fax: 847-491-3770
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