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Wed Oct 26 2011

Jobs: Hispanic Linguistics: Rank Open, The University of New Mexico

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        1.     Yvonne Martinez-Ingram , Hispanic Linguistics: Rank Open, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA


Message 1: Hispanic Linguistics: Rank Open, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
Date: 25-Oct-2011
From: Yvonne Martinez-Ingram <ymartinunm.edu>
Subject: Hispanic Linguistics: Rank Open, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
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University or Organization: The University of New Mexico
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New Mexico, USA
Web Address: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/
Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Hispanic Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of
Linguistics seek applicants for an open rank appointment in Hispanic
Linguistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). The position is contingent
upon final budgetary approval. It is expected that the appointment will be
made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. The position is
probationary leading to a tenure decision. Appointment will begin in August
2012. The Ph.D. must be in hand prior to appointment. Responsibilities will
include teaching in the areas of specialization at the undergraduate and
graduate level, graduate student mentoring, and service. Competitive salary.

This is a joint position in two departments that maintain close ties. The
Hispanic Linguistics program in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at
UNM specializes in sociolinguistics, language variation and change, second
language acquisition, Spanish as a heritage language, and phonology. For
further information on the department, please see our website:
http://www.unm.edu/~spanport/.

The Department of Linguistics specializes in cognitive-functional approaches
to the study of language, including corpus and empirically-based studies,
cross-linguistic research, and typology. We have special strength in Native
American linguistics and language revitalization, the study of signed
languages, and Spanish linguistics. The Navajo Language Program is housed
in the department, as is the Signed Language Interpreting Program. For
further information on the department, please see our website
http://www.unm.edu/~linguist.

Minimum qualifications Ph.D. by August 2012 in Linguistics, Hispanic
Linguistics or a closely-related field. Primary research focus on Spanish
linguistics.

Preferred qualifications: (a) specialization in Corpus Linguistics, particularly
spoken corpora; (b) discourse analysis from a functional perspective; (c)
bilingualism and/or first language acquisition; (d) research and teaching in
Portuguese linguistics; (e) excellence in scholarship in areas of
specialization; (f) excellence in teaching.

UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental,
vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits
through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. For a more
complete explanation of the benefits, please go to http://hr.unm.edu/ and
click on the Benefits link.

Enquiries about this position can be addressed to: Professor William Croft,
wcroftunm.edu.

For details on application requirements or to apply, visit the UNMJobs
website listed below and please reference Posting Number 0813172.

University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the
diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and Educator. Women and underrepresented minorities are
encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.unm.edu/jobs
Contact Information:
Yvonne Martinez-Ingram
Email: ymartinunm.edu
Phone: 505 277-6353


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