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LINGUIST List 21.100

Fri Jan 08 2010

Jobs: Phonology; General Linguistics: Asst Prof, Saint Mary's U

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        1.    Elissa Asp, Phonology; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Message 1: Phonology; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date: 08-Jan-2010
From: Elissa Asp <elissa.aspsmu.ca>
Subject: Phonology; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia, Canada
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University or Organization: Saint Mary's University
Department: Linguistics Program
Job Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Web Address: http://www.smu.ca/academic/arts/linguistics/welcome.html
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonology


The Linguistics Program at Saint Mary's University invites applications for
a tenure-track position in Linguistics at an entry-level rank of Assistant
Professor starting 1 July 2010. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand and
demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses in the linguistics
program and carry out research in their area of specialization. The ideal
candidate will have a specialization in Phonology and ability to teach
Introduction to Linguistics and Morphology in our core linguistics program.
Candidates who also have a demonstrated research interest in an area of
empirical investigation and/or application which can be integrated into
their teaching will be particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will receive a primary appointment to the
Linguistics Program, and hold a secondary cross-appointment in a cognate
Department in the Faculty of Arts.

The mission of Saint Mary's University is to offer undergraduate, graduate,
and continuing education programs to both full time and part time students;
to carry out research and disseminate its results; and to serve the
community at the local, regional, national, and international levels. In
carrying out its mission, Saint Mary's is guided by a commitment to
accessibility, diversity, and the provision of a positive and supportive
learning environment. It attaches high priority to promoting the personal
as well as the intellectual development of students, to encouraging
engagement with global issues, and to fostering the spirit of critical
enquiry through the effective integration of teaching and research.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a
teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of
recent scholarly writing, graduate school transcripts, and names and
contact information of three referees to Elissa Asp.

Electronic applications or queries may be sent to Elissa Asp, contact
information below.

Closing date: The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on
March 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint Mary's
University is committed to principles of employment equity.   

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Elissa Asp, Coordinator
Linguistics Program
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Email Address for Applications: elissa.aspsmu.ca
Contact Information:
Dr. Elissa Asp
Email: elissa.aspsmu.ca
Phone: 902-420-5717
Fax: 902-420-5110
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