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LINGUIST List 24.3938

Mon Oct 07 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; Historical Ling; Lang Acq; Socioling: Asst Prof, University of Pittsburgh

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

Date: 07-Oct-2013
From: Shelome Gooden <sgoodenpitt.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.pitt.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Sociolinguistics


Tenure track position beginning 9/1/2014. Applicants must have solid training in linguistic description and analysis in variationist sociolinguistics or second language acquisition with research and teaching expertise in syntax or morphology. Demonstrated ability to teach historical linguistics at graduate and undergraduate levels in addition to teaching and mentoring in the research specialty is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with a research program involving less commonly studied languages. Preference also given to candidates with experience in the application of corpus-based methodologies, computer analytical tools, or quantitative methods to the study of language.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by 11/15/2013. Selected applicants will be invited for interview via Skype in January 2014. Women and members of minority groups that are underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV (including a list of funded research if applicable), three letters of reference, a statement of research and teaching interests, copies/offprints of written work, and teaching evaluations (if available). Reference letters should be sent directly to the search committee at the application address below.

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Shelome Gooden, Chair, at the contact information below.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Linguistics Search Committee
Dept of Linguistics, 2816 CL
University of Pittsburgh
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Contact Information:
Shelome Gooden
Email: sgoodenpitt.edu
Phone: 412.624.5938
Fax: 412.624.5520
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