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LINGUIST List 24.3897

Fri Oct 04 2013

Jobs: Cognitive Ling; Semantics: Asst Prof, San Francisco State University

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

Date: 03-Oct-2013
From: Sugie Goen-Salter <recruitesfsu.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Linguistics; Semantics: Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University, California, USA
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University or Organization: San Francisco State University
Department: English Language and Litertature
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://english.sfsu.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Cognitive Linguistics


Description:

The Department of English Language and Literature at San Francisco State University seeks a generalist in theoretical linguistics with specializations in semantics and cognitive linguistics, to begin in Fall 2014, subject to financial ability.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Linguistics, or assurance that degree work will be completed by August 1, 2014.

Areas of Specialization and Teaching Range:
Specialization in semantics and cognitive linguistics. Candidates will demonstrate teaching ability at the undergraduate (and ideally at the graduate level). Candidates should demonstrate evidence of outstanding research (or research potential). Candidates should be able and willing to teach graduate seminars in cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor, and semantic theory, as well as undergraduate courses in phonology/morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, and introductory linguistics. Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with a diverse student body that includes TESOL students and English Education students. Teaching load of three courses per semester.

Rank and Salary:
Assistant Professor; salary competitive, commensurate with qualifications. SFSU, as part of the California State University system, provides generous health, retirement, and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits.

The Department of English offers four undergraduate degrees, four graduate degrees, and three certificates. For further information, please see the department URL above.

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The mission of the University is to promote scholarship, intellectual accomplishment, excellence in instruction, freedom, and human diversity. SFSU's faculty must excel in teaching and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through continued research, publications, and/or creative activities.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and information about teaching range and experience to Dr. Sugie Goen-Salter at the contact email address below.

Materials must be received by November 14, 2013. PDF files are preferred. Initial interviews of top candidates will take place at the January Linguistic Society of America Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we especially welcome applications from ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 14-Nov-2013

Email Address for Applications: recruitesfsu.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Sugie Goen-Salter
Email: recruitesfsu.edu

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