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LINGUIST List 23.1167

Wed Mar 07 2012

Jobs: Non-Colonial Language of Africa; General Ling: Post Doc, Rutgers, The State U of New Jersey

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Date: 07-Mar-2012
From: Ken Safir <safirruccs.rutgers.edu>
Subject: Non-Colonial Language of Africa; General Linguistics: Post Doc, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA
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University or Organization: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address: http://ling.rutgers.edu/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Non-Colonial Language of Africa


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at Rutgers University in New Brunswick is
offering a half-year fellowship for postdoctoral residence at Rutgers
University, for spring, 2013. All applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand
before their residency and must be native speakers of a non-Colonial
language of Africa. This postdoctoral position is funded by the
NSF-supported Afranaph Project and the Afranaph Fellow will be expected to
spend at least 20 hours per week working on the project. Preference will be
given to applicants within five years of the completion of their degrees,
but interested candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be those who most closely fit the needs of the
project. The six months of support includes a stipend of $22,000 and funds
to cover round-trip travel expenses from the candidate's country of origin.
Further details are to be posted at http://www.africananaphora.rutgers.edu

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference,
a cover letter that names those writing in support, supporting documents,
such as essays in progress or published work (limited to no more than two),
and a short statement including a summary of research interests. Applicants
who do not have a Ph.D. when applying, but who expect to have their Ph.D.
in hand before the fellowship begins, should include a letter from their
advisor concerning their expected date of completion. Applications received
before April 15, 2012 are assured consideration, but we will continue to
accept applications until the position has been filled. All applications,
letters of reference and materials should be sent to the application
address below or sent online to safirruccs.rutgers.edu, with 'Afranaph
Postdoc Application' in the subject heading.

Rutgers University is an AA/EO employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Apr-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Afranaph Project, Attention Ken Safir
Department of Linguistics
Rutgers University
18 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
USA
Email Address for Applications: safirruccs.rutgers.edu
Contact Information:
Ken Safir
Email: safirruccs.rutgers.edu
Phone: 732-932-7289

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