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LINGUIST List 24.5093

Thu Dec 12 2013

Jobs: Spanish; Applied Ling; Lang Acq; Morphology; Syntax; Hispanic Ling: Asst Prof, University of Pittsburgh

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

Date: 11-Dec-2013
From: Shelome Gooden <sgoodenpitt.edu>
Subject: Spanish; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Syntax; Hispanic Linguistics: 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; Language Acquisition; Morphology; Syntax; Hispanic Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Corrected 12/11/2013 to include Second Language Acquisition. Tenure-track position beginning 9/1/2014. Applicants must have solid training in Hispanic linguistics and either 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. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.Successful applicants should provide clear evidence of research potential as well as demonstrated teaching excellence.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the application of corpus-based methodologies, computer analytical tools, or quantitative methods to the study of language. The requirements for the PhD must be completed by the position start date, 9/1/2014.

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.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by 1/15/2014. 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.

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

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2014
Mailing Address for Applications:
Allison Thompson
Cathedral 2816
University of Pittsburgh
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh 15260
USA
Email Address for Applications: amt79pitt.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Shelome Gooden
Email: sgoodenpitt.edu
Phone: 412.624.5922

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