Making the Most of LINGUIST, Part 3: Professional Development
Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler
Date: 28-Mar-2012 From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org> Subject: Use LINGUIST to Build Your CV and Find the Perfect Job E-mail this message to a friend
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
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!
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