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Tue Oct 25 2011

Jobs: Spanish; Hispanic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Penn State University

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        1.     Michelle Ilgen , Spanish; Hispanic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA


Message 1: Spanish; Hispanic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 24-Oct-2011
From: Michelle Ilgen <mlg4psu.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Hispanic Linguistics: Asst Prof, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Penn State University
Department: Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://sip.la.psu.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Hispanic Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at The Pennsylvania
State University invites applications for a tenure-line position in Hispanic
linguistics (area focus open) at the Assistant Professor rank (beginning or
advanced). The starting date of the appointment is flexible. The ideal
candidate should conduct community/corpus- or laboratory-based
experimental research that will add to the Department's significant presence
in and contribution to Penn State's Center for Language Science
(http://lsrg.psu.edu/ ), a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative group of
researchers who share common interests in language acquisition, processing,
variation and change, language contact, and an array of issues pertaining to
bi- and multi-lingualism.

Candidates should possess native or near native fluency in Spanish, as well
as a Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics or a related field. The Ph.D. must be in
hand at time of application. Candidates should show clear evidence of
scholarly potential and teaching excellence; a strong record of original
research, either in the laboratory or in the field, is highly desirable. Desirable
research areas include but are not limited to:, laboratory phonology,
phonetics, sociophonetics pragmatics, and discourse analysis. Knowledge of
Italian and/or Portuguese a plus.The successful candidate will teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish linguistics and will have the
opportunity to be affiliated with Penn State's Program in Linguistics and in the
Center for Language Science. Applications received on or before December
1, 2011 will be guaranteed full review.

Applications for the position must be submitted electronically at the
application web address below. Please send a letter of application describing
both current and future research and teaching/mentoring experience, along
with a CV, and representative publications. In addition, please have three
letters of recommendation sent to Michelle Ilgen at the application email
address below.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the
diversity of its workforce.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011

Email Address for Applications: mlg4psu.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/
Contact Information:
Administrative Coordinator Michelle Ilgen
Email: mlg4psu.edu


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