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LINGUIST List 21.3977

Fri Oct 08 2010

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, U of Utah

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        1.    Shantel de Arraiz, General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA
Date: 08-Oct-2010
From: Shantel de Arraiz <shantel.dearraizlinguistics.utah.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA
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University or Organization: University of Utah
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Utah, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.utah.edu
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah invites
applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor to
begin July 1, 2011, pending budgetary approval. Candidates must hold an
earned doctorate in Linguistics and show a strong record of sustained
research and departmental citizenship.

While the area of primary focus is open, the successful applicant must have
a theoretical perspective on data drawn from an empirical domain including
the languages of the peoples indigenous to the Americas, have interests
that mesh well with those of the present faculty of the department,
college, and university, and contribute actively to the success of the
department's research, teaching, service, and outreach missions. Duties of
faculty members include sustaining a high-quality research program,
mentoring graduate and undergraduate student-scholars, teaching courses
which are part of the departmental curriculum, and providing departmental
and/or university service.

In addition to the departmental role, the successful applicant will also be
appointed as Director of the Center for American Indian Languages (CAIL).
One of the primary duties of the appointee is to bring a vision for CAIL's
future that builds on, enhances, and augments its current strengths and
ongoing successes, and which integrates the activities of CAIL into the
larger university community, while continuing and expanding its role in the
community. Experience in administration, collaborative outreach, and
fund-raising, as well as ability to support and facilitate varying research
perspectives, will be considered.

Salary is competitive, and commensurate with abilities and experience. The
University of Utah offers a generous benefits package and research support.
Review of applicants will begin on November 15, 2010 and continue until the
position is filled. A letter of application, a CV, and the names of three
references should be sent to the address below. Out of courtesy to
applicants and referees, reference letters will be required only at a later
stage of the process.

The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its
policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs,
activities, and employment. Employment decisions are made without regard to
race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with a
disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to provide equal
access for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to
arrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these
policies should be reported to: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action, (801) 581-5365 (V/TDD).

Please refer to our website at http://www.hr.utah.edu/oeo/access/ for more
complete information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Edward Rubin, Chair
Department of Linguistics
255 South Central Campus Drive, Ste. #2300
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Contact Information:
Shantel de Arraiz
Email: shantel.dearraizlinguistics.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-9785
Fax: 801-585-7351
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