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Mon Sep 19 2011

Jobs: Spanish Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, University of Michigan

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        1.     Steven Dworkin , Spanish Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, USA

Message 1: Spanish Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, USA
Date: 19-Sep-2011
From: Steven Dworkin <dworkinumich.edu>
Subject: Spanish Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures has been authorized to
invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant
Professor in Spanish Sociolinguistics to begin September 2012. We are seeking
expertise in one of the following fields: sociolinguistics of U.S. Spanish,
sociolinguistics of Caribbean Spanish, linguistic variation in the Iberian
Peninsula, linguistic variation in New World Spanish, language contact in the
Spanish-speaking world, social aspects of bilingualism, sociophonetics,
language ideology. A secondary interest in contemporary phonological theory
would be an asset. Candidates should have native or near-native fluency in
Spanish and English. Evidence of outstanding teaching ability and research are
essential.

Send cover letter, statement of present and future research plans, a statement
of teaching philosophy and experience, CV, and placement file (including three
letters of recommendation) to Prof. Steven N. Dworkin at the application
address below.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; the University is supportive of
the needs of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Steven N. Dworkin, Chair of the Search Committee
Department Romance Languages and Literatures
4108 MLB, The University of Michigan
812 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275
USA
Contact Information:
Professor Steven Dworkin
Email: dworkinumich.edu


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