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Sat Feb 06 2010

Jobs: General Ling, First Nations Lang: Post Doc, U of British Columbia

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        1.    Edna Dharmaratne, General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada

Message 1: General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada
Date: 05-Feb-2010
From: Edna Dharmaratne <edharmarinterchange.ubc.ca>
Subject: General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada
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University or Organization: University of British Columbia
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: British Columbia, Canada
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; First Nations Languages


Description:

POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia invites
applications for a possible position for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow,
contingent on funding, to begin 1 July 2010. This position enables innovative
and collaborative teaching between the Fellow and outstanding UBC
professors. This is part of a UBC and Faculty of Arts program to help launch
the careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent university
teachers and researchers. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have
opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, as
well as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods and
exchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions may be located within the
UBC Department of Linguistics. As well as its strengths in phonetics,
phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, first language acquisition,
psycholinguistics, and field linguistics, the UBC Department of Linguistics
has a commitment to the theoretically informed study and documentation of
First Nations (indigenous) languages. (See http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca/).
Applications from outstanding applicants in any area of specialization in
linguistics are welcome.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will be appointed for one year, beginning
July 1, 2010. Applicants will normally be within 3 years of being awarded the
PhD. The successful candidate will teach three single-semester
undergraduate courses per year under the supervision of an experienced
professor. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit hard copies of a letter of application, a statement of
teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching potential, a sample
of written work, and a C.V. to:

MAIL: Joseph Paul Stemberger, Head
Department of Linguistics
Totem Field Studios
2613 West Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Canada

FAX: 604-822-9687

Email: stemberginterchange.ubc.ca

Applicants should also have three confidential letters of reference sent to the
address noted above. Complete applications received by March 5, 2010 will
be given priority.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity. All quality persons are encouraged to
apply.

Application Deadline: 05-Mar-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Joseph Stemberger
Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia
Totem Field Studios, 2613 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada
Contact Information:
Mrs Edna Dharmaratne
Email: edharmarinterchange.ubc.ca
Phone: 6048224256

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