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LINGUIST List 20.4403

Sat Dec 19 2009

Jobs: Anthropological Ling: Asst Prof, U. of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

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        1.    Karen Kosiek, Anthropological Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Message 1: Anthropological Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
Date: 18-Dec-2009
From: Karen Kosiek <klkosiekalaska.edu>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
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University or Organization: University of Akaska Fairbanks
Department: Anthropology
Job Location: Alaska, USA
Web Address: http://www.uaf.edu/anthro/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Description:

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Department of Anthropology, seeks to
hire a tenure-track linguistic anthropologist at the rank of assistant
professor. We are particularly interested in candidates with both applied
and strong theoretical interests. Language ideology and language politics,
verbal art, and orality and literacy are areas of interest, and a solid
grounding in linguistic and anthropological field methods is expected. An
interest in conducting research in Alaska is a requirement for the
position, though prior experience is not required. The Department of
Anthropology at UAF has a small but excellent graduate program with both MA
and PhD tracks and teaching will range from basic courses to advanced
graduate seminars. Evidence of teaching experience, publication record and
an active research program are important selection criteria.

Application materials include: 1) a cover letter with a discussion of your
research interests and future research plans; 2) a statement describing
your approach to teaching and pedagogy; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) a sample
of written work (preferably based on recent research); and 5) a list of
names and contact information for three references. You need to apply
online at and upload your application materials. The application deadline
is January 12, 2010.

To apply for this position, go to https://www.uakjobs.com and click on
'Create Application' link to select a User Name and Password and to create
your application. Once you have completed this step you can begin applying
for jobs on-line by clicking 'Job Posting Search.' The quick link for this
position is www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=69169. A detailed
Job Vacancy Announcement may be viewed at the above web address.

For more information contact Peter Schweitzer at ppschweitzeralaska.edu or
write to:
LingAnth Search Committee Chair
Department of Anthropology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 757720, 310 Eielson Bldg
Fairbanks, AK 99775
USA

Application Deadline: 12-Jan-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=69169
Contact Information:
LingAnth SearchCommittee Chair Peter Schweitzer
Email: ppschweitzeralaska.edu

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