LINGUIST List 3.621

Tue 11 Aug 1992

Jobs: Applied/Phonology; User Support

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  1. Dan Everett, Pittsburgh: Applied or Phonology
  2. Steve Fligelstone, Lancaster: Linguistics User Support

Message 1: Pittsburgh: Applied or Phonology

Date: Sat, 8 Aug 92 09:57:25 -04Pittsburgh: Applied or Phonology
From: Dan Everett <>
Subject: Pittsburgh: Applied or Phonology

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh invites
applications for a SINGLE tenure-track assistant professorship in
EITHER *Applied Linguistics* OR *Theoretical Phonology*,
beginning August 1993, pending budgetary approval. Applicants
should already have a PhD or expect to have one by August 1993 and
they should be prepared to teach advanced courses in their area of
research, as well as *introductory undergraduate classes in general
linguistics*. We intend to hire the most qualified candidate, although
preference will be given to an applied linguist, other things being

The ideal candidate in Applied Linguistics will have a strong research
background in second language acquisition, with some degree of
statistical sophistication, interest in interdisciplinary work with
cognitive science, experience in teaching, learning, and acquiring
languages, and some computer literacy. The candidate would ideally
have a record linking research results in Applied Linguistics to
current research in theoretical syntax or phonology. The candidate
*must* have considerable familiarity with the basic principles and
formalisms of at least one current model of theoretical syntax or
phonology. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to
teach courses illustrating the interaction between theoretical and
applied linguistics in one of the following areas: computer-assisted
language learning, literacy, discourse analysis, or contrastive

The ideal candidate in Phonology will have a strong research
background in multilinear phonology, research experience in
nonIndo-European phonologies, preferably American Indian,
and some computer literacy, the more the better.

Letters of application (including a statement of research interests)
should be sent to Prof. Richmond Thomason, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Linguistics, 2816 CL, University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 - Applicants should
also submit a current CV, one or two papers for evaluation by the
Search Committee, and have three letters of reference sent. Candidates
should also supply an email address if possible. We expect to
interview candidates at the January LSA meeting in Los Angeles,
although other interview arrangements can be made under exceptional
circumstances. Applications should arrive by December 01, 1992 and
should indicate whether or not you will be able to attend the LSA

The University of Pittsburgh is an AA/EO employer. Women and minority
candidates are encouraged to apply.
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Message 2: Lancaster: Linguistics User Support

Date: Sun, 9 Aug 92 17:30:17 +01Lancaster: Linguistics User Support
From: Steve Fligelstone <>
Subject: Lancaster: Linguistics User Support

 Linguistics Department, Lancaster University

 Systems Support Manager

 The Department of Linguistics is seeking to appoint a confident
 and well qualified person to be responsible for systems and
 user support. The department has embarked on an ambitious
 programme of installations designed to meet the needs of a
 major teaching and research centre.

 The succesful candidate will have the ability to work with people
 with a wide range of computing skills. Familiarity with DOS and
 Microsoft Windows is essential, whilst an interest in multi-media
 applications, a knowledge of UNIX and programming experience -
 especially in C - will be an advantage.

 Salary on the Administrative Grade 1 or 2 Scale: #12,129 to
 #14,359 p.a. or #14,936 to #19,328 p.a. (under review) dependent
 upon qualifications and experience. Ref: L956

 For further details contact (quoting reference number L956):

 Personnel Services
 Bowland College,
 Lancaster University,
 Lancaster LA1 4YT.

 Telephone (0524) 846549 (24 hour answering service).

 Applications (5 copies) should be returned to Personnel Services
 by 28 August 1992.

 The University positively welcomes applications from women, people
 from ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently
 under-represented in this area.
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