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Wed Mar 18 2009

Jobs: Various Subfields: Visiting Professor, Reed College

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        1.    Matt Pearson, Various Subfields: Visiting Professor, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA

Message 1: Various Subfields: Visiting Professor, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA
Date: 17-Mar-2009
From: Matt Pearson <pearsonmreed.edu>
Subject: Various Subfields: Visiting Professor, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://academic.reed.edu/linguistics/
Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics


Description:

Reed College seeks applications for a one-year position in Linguistics at
the Visiting Assistant Professor level for the 2009-10 academic year,
beginning in August 2009.

Reed College is a selective undergraduate liberal arts institution with a
commitment to teaching excellence and scholarship. The appointee will join
a small but comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer
five semester courses over the academic year, including a co-taught general
introduction to the field. The position also involves supervising yearlong
senior thesis projects. Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Linguistics required. Teaching
and research experience are highly desirable.

We are interested in outstanding candidates in all areas of Linguistics.
However, we especially invite applications from candidates who can teach in
2 or more of the following areas: formal semantics, computational
linguistics, language contact and creole studies, phonology, morphological
theory, or the structure of an under-documented language or language family.

Please send a letter of application describing teaching and scholarly
interests, CV, and samples of scholarly work, to the address below (these
materials must be sent via surface mail; electronic submissions will not be
accepted). In addition, please have three letters of recommendation sent to
the same address, or submitted by email to pearsonmreed.edu. All
application materials must be received by April 6, 2009.

Inquiries about this position may be sent to Matt Pearson (see contact
information below).

An equal opportunity employer, Reed College values diversity and encourages
applications from underrepresented groups.

Application Deadline: 06-Apr-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Jo Cannon
Linguistics Search Committee
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, US 97202
USA
Contact Information:
Matt Pearson
Email: pearsonmreed.edu

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