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LINGUIST List 23.1166

Wed Mar 07 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Reed College

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Date: 06-Mar-2012
From: Matt Pearson <pearsonmreed.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Reed College, OR, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://academic.reed.edu/linguistics/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Reed College seeks applications for a one-year visiting position in
Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level for the 2012-13 academic year,
to commence August 2012.

We seek outstanding candidates from all areas of linguistics. However, we
especially invite applications from candidates with a specialization in two
or more of the following areas: morphology, phonology, phonetics,
semantics. Experience in experimental or field methods, or research on an
under-studied language or language family, are a plus. Experience teaching
and advising student research projects on a wide range of topics, including
sociolinguistics, is also highly desirable. PhD or ABD in Linguistics
required for appointment.

Reed College is a selective liberal arts institution with a commitment to
teaching excellence and scholarship. The appointee will join a small but
comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer five semester
courses over the academic year. The position also involves supervising
year-long senior thesis projects. We are particularly interested in
candidates with a strong interest and experience in working with a diverse
population of students.

The Linguistics Department is using Interfolio to collect applications for
this position electronically. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter
of application describing teaching and scholarly interests, along with CV,
samples of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation. In the
letter of application, we encourage you to articulate ways in which you
would support the College's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and
intellectual pluralism. For more information and application instructions,
see the application URL below.

All application materials must be received by March 30, 2012. For further
information about this position, please contact Matt Pearson, email address
below.

An equal opportunity employer, Reed encourages applications from members of
underrepresented groups.

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.interfolio.com/apply/8391
Contact Information:
Matt Pearson
Email: pearsonmreed.edu
Phone: 503-517-7618

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