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LINGUIST List 20.4235

Thu Dec 10 2009

Jobs: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, U of Canterbury

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        1.    Mel Wheatley, General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Message 1: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Date: 09-Dec-2009
From: Mel Wheatley <mel.wheatleyhainesattract.co.nz>
Subject: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
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University or Organization: University of Canterbury
Department: School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
Job Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Web Address: http://www.ling.canterbury.ac.nz
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics


Description:

Linguistics Programme
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
College of Arts, University of Canterbury
Vacancy Number: A299 - 09

Applications are invited for a continuing (tenured) position at the level
of Lecturer (equivalent level to US Assistant Professor) in the Linguistics
Programme, School of Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics, at the
University of Canterbury, commencing no later than 1st January 2011. The
minimum qualification on appointment is a Ph.D. in linguistics and a strong
research record or strong potential in research publication. Candidates
should be excellent teachers at both the undergraduate and postgraduate
levels, and be comfortable and effective with large as well as small
classes. The successful applicant will teach sociolinguistics at
undergraduate and graduate levels, including thesis supervision. Expertise
in other areas of linguistics will also be welcome.

The Linguistics Programme offers courses in the core areas of linguistics
for the three-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees.
Postgraduate teaching includes courses for the Bachelor of Arts Honours
degree by coursework, and the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy
degrees by thesis.

Applications should include the University of Canterbury application form,
a curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of three referees,
and a covering letter (maximum 3 sides) which clearly addresses the
selection criteria outlined in the Person Specification, and includes
summaries and evaluations of recent teaching, and details of research
activities and publications.

Further information about the Programme is available at
http://www.ling.canterbury.ac.nz.

For academic enquiries please contact Dr Kate Kearns at
kate.kearnscanterbury.ac.nz

For further information for prospective applicants and to apply online, go
to http://vacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/

Application Deadline: 26-Feb-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://vacancies.canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Information:
Dr. Kate Kearns
Email: kate.kearnscanterbury.ac.nz

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