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LINGUIST List 22.2694

Tue Jun 28 2011

Jobs: Semantics/Syntax; Non-Western Langs: Senior Lecturer, U of Texas

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        1.     Colleen Fitzgerald , Semantics; Syntax; Non-Western Languages: Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA

Message 1: Semantics; Syntax; Non-Western Languages: Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
Date: 28-Jun-2011
From: Colleen Fitzgerald <linguisticsuta.edu>
Subject: Semantics; Syntax; Non-Western Languages: Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at Arlington
Department: Linguistics & TESOL
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://ling.uta.edu
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Syntax; Non-Western Languages


Description:

The Department of Linguistics and TESOL at The University of Texas at
Arlington invites applications for a one-year position, non-tenure track,
as a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, for the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
semesters. Classes for the fall semester will start on August 25, 2011.
Candidates will need to have earned their doctorate in Linguistics by the
time of appointment. Salary for this nine-month position will be $38,000.

The teaching load will consist of six courses total, with three courses
each semester. Two of these will be cross-listed as graduate/undergraduate
course, and the third will be an undergraduate course. The cover letter
should address the applicant's ability to cover the following courses:
Introduction to Linguistics (at the undergraduate and graduate levels),
Semantics, and History of Linguistics (a survey of the recent history of
the field of linguistics looking at the emergence of generative theories of
syntax, phonology, and semantics), as well as an undergraduate general
education class, Introduction to the Study of Human Languages.
Additionally, candidates should make clear what background they have that
would enable them to teach a course in the structure of a non-Western
language; it is possible that this course might also be part of the spring
roster of courses taught by this hire.

The Department has a thriving PhD program, a new undergraduate major in
linguistics, strong MA programs in linguistics and in TESOL, and an
undergraduate and a graduate certificate in TESOL.

A letter of application describing teaching and research interests, current
curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence
should be emailed IN PDF FORMAT ONLY to linguisticsuta.edu. Three letters
of reference should be emailed by the recommenders to the same email address.

Review of the applicants will begin immediately, but for fullest
consideration, applications should be received by July 8, 2011.

For more information about the department, visit http://ling.uta.edu, or
email linguisticsuta.edu.

UT Arlington, one of the largest of the 15 institutions in The University
of Texas System, is a Research University/High Activity institution with
more than 30,000 students including 6,000 graduate students in 34 doctoral
programs and 75 master's programs. UT Arlington, located in the heart of
the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, is a world-class institution attracting
students from around the globe. This is a security sensitive position, and
a criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The University
of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual
orientation in employment or in the provision of services. Effective August
1, 2011, the use of tobacco products by students, faculty, staff, and
visitors are prohibited on all UT Arlington properties.

Application Deadline: 08-Jul-2011

Email Address for Applications: linguisticsuta.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Colleen Fitzgerald
Email: linguisticsuta.edu


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