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LINGUIST List 24.4301

Thu Oct 31 2013

Jobs: General Ling; Language Contact: Instructor/Researcher, University of Michigan

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

Date: 31-Oct-2013
From: Patrice Beddor <Beddorumich.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Language Contact: Instructor/Researcher, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA
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University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/linguistics/
Job Title: Assistant Professor and Assistant Research Scientist

Job Rank: Instructor; Researcher

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Contact


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan invites applications for a two-year position, beginning September 1, 2014. We seek outstanding applicants who have a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a focus on language contact, preferably with specialization in morphology, syntax, or semantics. Candidates with expertise in experimentation, computation, or endangered languages are strongly encouraged to apply. The position, partially endowed by the journal Language Learning, involves half-time teaching responsibilities (two courses per year) and half-time research.

A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, one or more representative publications or other writings, and evidence of teaching excellence should be sent to the address below. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. Review of dossiers will begin on December 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Email queries can be sent to Patrice Beddor, Chair, Linguistics, at the contact email address below.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.

To apply, send the application materials to either the application email address (including in the subject line "Language Learning Search") or the postal address below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Language Learning Search Sandra Petee
Department of Linguistics
440 Lorch Hall
611 Tappan Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220
Email Address for Applications: Michigan-Linguisticsumich.edu
Contact Information:
Patrice Beddor
Email: Beddorumich.edu

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