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LINGUIST List 23.4037

Sat Sep 29 2012

Jobs: Historical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin

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

Date: 27-Sep-2012
From: Richard Meier <rmeieraustin.utexas.edu>
Subject: Historical Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/linguistics/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin seeks
applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor, with a
specialization in historical linguistics.

Duties include:
-Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including our core
undergraduate and graduate courses in historical linguistics
-Directing thesis and dissertation research
-Conducting original research and publication
-Obtaining external funding, as needed, to support a strong research program
-Advising undergraduate and graduate students
-Performing department, college and institutional service

The successful candidate should have the Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2013,
should demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence as a teacher,
researcher, advisor, and leader, and should show a strong commitment to
working collaboratively with other faculty members, including those within
the department as well as those scholars working in historical linguistics
in allied departments.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation, evidence of your past teaching performance or
teaching potential, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, and
samples of published or other written work to the mailing address below.
Electronic applications may be submitted to the application email address
below. Screening of all application materials will begin November 26, 2012,
although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For
inquiries regarding this position, please email Richard P. Meier, Chair, at
the contact email below.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2012 (Open until filled)
Historical Linguistics Search Committee, Department of Linguistics
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station/B5100
Austin, TX 78712-0198
USA
Email Address for Applications: linguisticsaustin.utexas.edu
Contact Information:
Prof. Richard Meier
Email: rmeieraustin.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-471-9031
Fax: 512-471-4340
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