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Fri Dec 03 2010

Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, U of Florida

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        1.     Kenneth Sassaman , Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Florida, FL, USA

Message 1: Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Florida, FL, USA
Date: 02-Dec-2010
From: Kenneth Sassaman <anthro-searchufl.edu>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Florida, FL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Florida
Department: Anthropology
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.anthro.ufl.edu
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Description:

The University of Florida Department of Anthropology enthusiastically
announces a search for an endowed position at the rank of Assistant or
Associate Professor specializing in southeastern U.S. Native American
languages. The Elling Eide Endowed Professorship in Miccosukee Language and
Culture supports research and professional activities related to
Miccosukee, Muskogee, and associated languages. Candidates must have
established research in southeastern U.S. Native American languages and
cultures, with possible specializations including but not limited to
language documentation, language planning, language revitalization, and
training. Community involvement is highly desirable, as is interest in
endangered languages and cultures. A Ph.D. is required at the time of
appointment, August 16, 2011.

Applicants should have an excellent record of funded research,
publications, as well as experience and demonstrable enthusiasm for
teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. The
successful candidate will work closely with the Department of Linguistics
and other appropriate units on campus. Teaching expectations include
Language and Culture at the undergraduate and graduate levels, courses on
topics relevant to the study of endangered languages and cultures, courses
on southeastern U.S. Native communities, and courses in the candidate's
area of specialization. In addition, the candidate is expected to maintain
a vigorous research program, including pursuing external funding, regularly
publishing research results, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate
students. Endowment funds are available for program building and to support
research of the candidate. Salary is competitive and negotiable. The
University of Florida Anthropology Department has 27 faculty members, 170
graduate students, and is an interdisciplinary unit within a University of
over 49,000 students.

Application must include a letter detailing research and teaching interests
and accomplishments, a current CV, and the names, addresses (including
email), and telephone numbers of four references. Electronic submission of
application materials should be directed to Eide Professor of Linguistic
Anthropology, Reference # 00008307 and sent to application email below. If
necessary, paper applications should be sent to the address below. After
submitting the application package, candidates must complete an online data
card at the application URL below. The closing date for receiving
applications is January 3, 2011. The University of Florida is an equal
opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive
faculty and staff. Minorities, women, and those from other underserved
groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants who will be attending the AAA or
LSA meetings are encouraged to meet with UF faculty for further information.

Application Deadline: 03-Jan-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Eide Professor of Linguistic Anthropology Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117305
Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
USA
Email Address for Applications: anthro-searchufl.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm
Contact Information:
Dr. Kenneth Sassaman
Email: anthro-searchufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-2253
Fax: 352-392-6929
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