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LINGUIST List 23.3702

Wed Sep 05 2012

Jobs: Phonology: Asst Prof/Assoc Prof, Ohio State University

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Sep-2012
From: Cynthia Clopper <clopper.1osu.edu>
Subject: Phonology: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Ohio State University
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University or Organization: Ohio State University
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Web Address: http://linguistics.osu.edu/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


Description of the Position/Opportunity and the Department:
The Department of Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The
Ohio State University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor
or tenure-track Assistant Professor in Phonology, with a starting date of
August 2013. Candidates should have a strong background in core
phonological theory, with additional expertise in the theories, methods, and
data of at least one other related area such as computational
phonology/morphology, fieldwork-based analyses of under-described
language varieties, sociophonetics, phonological acquisition, or phonological
processing. The Department of Linguistics at Ohio State has a long history of
interdisciplinary collaboration, interacting with and supporting other programs,
including contributions to the Buckeye Language Network and the Center for
Cognitive Science, and collaborations with Computer Science and
Engineering, Psychology, Philosophy, Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the
foreign language programs, among others. Linguistics faculty have built
strong ties with affiliated faculty across the university through research
collaborations, student advising, co-taught courses, curricular development,
workshops, and conferences. Candidates who are interested in building
connections and interacting with faculty and students across this broader
linguistics community are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of
publication in top-tier journals in phonology, as well as promise for excellence
in teaching core graduate and undergraduate courses and advising students
in the study of the cognitive representation of language sound systems.
Applicants at the level of Associate Professor must have a strong publication
record reflecting theoretically-driven interests and a national reputation for
high-quality research. The new assistant or associate professor will be
expected to be active in research and publication, to meet standard
departmental teaching requirements, and to perform service duties as
required by the Department and the University.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2012, and will continue
until the position is filled. Dossiers consisting of a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, and statement of research and teaching interests should be
submitted to the mailing address below. Applicants are requested to identify
3-5 samples of published or unpublished work, including at least one example
of your currently most active research program, and provide URLs where the
work can be accessed. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters
of recommendation sent to the Search Committee Chair, to be included in the
dossier. Questions about the position can be directed to Cynthia Clopper at
the email address below. Additional information about the Department is
available at http://linguistics.osu.edu/.

The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. To build a diverse workforce, the Ohio State encourages
applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and

Application Deadline: 16-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Cynthia Clopper
Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University
222 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Contact Information:
Cynthia Clopper
Email: clopper.1osu.edu

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