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LINGUIST List 23.4123

Thu Oct 04 2012

Jobs: General Ling; Historical Ling; Socioling: Assistant Professor, Reed College

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Oct-2012
From: Matt Pearson <pearsonmreed.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Reed College, Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://www.reed.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics


Description:

Reed College seeks applications for a one-year visiting position in Linguistics
at the Assistant Professor level for the 2013-14 academic year, to commence
August 2013. Applicants should have a strong teaching and research
specialization in one or more of the following areas: socio-linguistics,
bilingualism and language contact, historical linguistics, or the structure of
sign languages. Candidates with research experience in quantitative analysis,
experimental methods, and/or fieldwork on understudied languages or
language communities, are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience in
teaching and advising student research projects is also highly desirable. PhD
or ABD in Linguistics required for appointment.

Reed is a selective liberal arts institution with a commitment to teaching
excellence and scholar-ship. The appointee will join a small but
comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer five semester
courses: two sections of our spring introductory course (Introduction to
Language, Culture, and Society) along with three upper-division courses. The
position also involves supervising year-long senior thesis projects on a wide
array of topics within linguistics.

The Linguistics Department is using Interfolio to collect applications for this
position electronically. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application
describing teaching and scholarly interests, along with a CV and samples of
scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation. In the letter of
application, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship,
mentorship, and/or community service might support the commitment to
diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement
(http://www.reed.edu/diversity/). For more information and application
instructions, please see the application URL below.

All application materials must be received by December 1, 2012. For further
information about this position, please contact Matt Pearson at the contact
email address below.

The Reed community values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to
the excellence of our academic program. An equal opportunity employer,
Reed College encourages applications from members of underrepresented
groups.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2012

Web Address for Applications: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/17503
Contact Information:
Matt Pearson
Email: pearsonmreed.edu

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