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LINGUIST List 24.4777

Wed Nov 27 2013

Jobs: General Ling; Historical Ling; Phonetics; Phonology: Asst/Assoc Prof, Qatar University

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

Date: 27-Nov-2013
From: Adel Sahl <Sahlqu.edu.qa>
Subject: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Asst/Assoc Professor, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
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University or Organization: Qatar University
Department: College of Arts & Sciences
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Web Address: http://www.qu.edu.qa/artssciences/job/index.php?jid=15675-assistant-associate-in-linguistics
Job Title: Assistant/Associate in Linguistics

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics


Description:

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University, Doha invites applications for an Assistant/Associate level position in linguistics with specialization in phonetics and phonology to begin Fall 2014. The position is three years renewable. Candidates whose research projects bring together phonetics and sociolinguistics theoretically and methodologically are specially invited to apply. Knowledge of Arabic or sociolinguistics of the Arab World will be an additional advantage.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of a broad range of general undergraduate linguistics courses, which include introduction to language, Introduction to linguistics, phonetics and phonology, history of the English language, and speech sciences etc. The candidate will also be responsible for supervising undergraduate capstone research projects in linguistics.

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University offers undergraduate degree in English with concentrations in linguistics and literature. The Department is committed to familiarizing students with both formal and functional approaches to the study of language.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Linguistics with specialization in phonetics/phonology from an recognized and accredited university in North America or UK; significant record of publications in refereed journals; evidence of excellent teaching at the undergraduate level; interest in teaching core and general courses in linguistics; proficiency in the use of technology in the classroom; and ability to provide leadership and engage in department development.

All QU faculty members must demonstrate effectiveness in the following categories:

Benefits include the following:
A three-year renewable contract; competitive tax-free salary; furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies; annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and immediate dependents; educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies; health insurance; annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies; end-of-contract indemnity.

Qatar University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the position, please see the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 01-Jan-2014

Web Address for Applications: http://www.qu.edu.qa/artssciences/job/index.php?jid=15675-assistant-associate-in-linguistics
Contact Information:
Mr. Adel Sahl
Email: Sahlqu.edu.qa

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