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LINGUIST List 24.3999

Fri Oct 11 2013

Jobs: Anthro Ling: Asst/Assoc/Full Prof, University of Florida

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

Date: 11-Oct-2013
From: Peter Collings <pcollingsufl.edu>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, University of Florida, Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of Florida
Department: Anthropology
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.anthro.ufl.edu
Job Title: Elling Eide Endowed Professorship

Job Rank: Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Description:

The University of Florida, Department of Anthropology enthusiastically announces a search for the Elling Eide Endowed Professorship position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor specializing in Southeastern United States Native American languages, especially Miccosukee, Muskogee, and associated languages. Candidates must have an established research record in Southeastern Native American languages and cultures, with possible specializations including but not limited to language documentation, language planning, or language revitalization. A general interest in endangered languages and cultures is also desirable. Research and professional activities are supported by the Elling Eide Endowed Professorship in Miccosukee Language and Culture. Applicants are expected to maintain a vigorous research program, including pursuing external funding, regularly publishing research results, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will work closely with the Departments of Anthropology and Linguistics and other appropriate units on campus. Teaching expectations include Language and Culture at the undergraduate and graduate levels, courses on topics relevant to the study of endangered languages and cultures and courses in the candidate's area of specialization. The anticipated teaching load is two courses per semester.

A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment, August 16, 2014. Elling Eide Endowment funds are available for program building and to support the research of the candidate. The University of Florida Department of Anthropology has 27 faculty members, 160 graduate students, ~500 undergraduate majors, and is an interdisciplinary unit within a University of over 48,000 students.

Application must include a letter detailing research and teaching interests and accomplishments, a current CV, and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of four references. Electronic submission of application materials should be directed to Eide Professor of Linguistic Anthropology, Reference # 00027928 and sent to the application email address below or Peter Collings at the contact email address below. If necessary, paper applications should be sent to Eide Professor of Linguistic Anthropology Search Committee at the application address below. After submitting the application package, candidates must complete an online data card at the application URL below. The closing date for receiving applications is December 3, 2013.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Applicants who will be attending the AAA meetings are encouraged to meet with UF faculty for further information.

Application Deadline: 03-Dec-2013
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Peter Collings
University of Florida
Department of Anthropology
1112 Turlington Hall / P.O. Box 117305
Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
USA
Email Address for Applications: anthro-searchufl.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm
Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Collings
Email: pcollingsufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-7593
Fax: 352-392-6929
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