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LINGUIST List 23.1574

Wed Mar 28 2012

Making the Most of LINGUIST, Part 3: Professional Development

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Mar-2012
From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Use LINGUIST to Build Your CV and Find the Perfect Job
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Dear LINGUIST List Readers,

Once you've conducted research you're especially proud of, you may
wish to share it with the rest of the linguistics community.
LINGUIST makes it easy to find a venue that is specific to your
interests, and to submit your work for review! All of your
published work can then be attributed to your name on our site.

To begin, you may wish to create a listing for yourself in our
People Area. Here you can list your affiliations, degrees, areas
of interest/research, and publications.
http://linguistlist.org/people/

Once your People entry is submitted, explore the services below to
help you develop your presence as a professional.

Conferences Area: Here you can browse upcoming conferences for
presenting your research and interacting with linguists who share
your interests:
http://linguistlist.org/callconf/index.cfm

Note: Be sure to check out the active Conference Calls for Papers
listings here:
http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-current.cfm?type=Call

LINGUIST also maintains a database of Publication information which
contains the following features:

Journals: Look at our Journal listings to find an appropriate fit
for your research. Also, many of the journals use LINGUIST to
announce Calls for Papers:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/journals/index.cfm

After your information is published, you can announce it as an

Academic Paper: http://linguistlist.org/pubs/papers/index.cfm

or as a

Dissertation (PhD only): http://linguistlist.org/pubs/diss/index.cfm

Books: Have a book? Here is information on how to get your book
announced:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/Authors-Editors.cfm

Reviews: All books announced on our website can also be made
available for review by the Reviews Team at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. These reviews are often the first reviews to be
distributed to the linguistics community.

Once you've built up your CV, it's time to look for potential
careers in linguistics! "How do I do that?" you may ask. Well, we've
got an area for all your career-finding needs!

Jobs: This popular area is a great resource for finding a position
in linguistics:
http://linguistlist.org/jobs/index.cfm

With 190 active job announcements in our listing, we have one of the
most comprehensive databases on linguistics jobs in the world. You
can choose to either browse the list or search by such categories as
subfield, rank, or location. Because we only keep active jobs in our
browse and search area, all positions you find are open and relevant
to the field.

What if you're looking for fine linguistic students and researchers?
Keep an eye out for our next letter which may contain the advice
you've been looking for!

If you appreciate the value that our services brings to your career,
please consider showing your support by donating:

https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm

Start sharing your research today!
-The LINGUIST Crew


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