LINGUIST List 3.640

Tue 18 Aug 1992

Jobs: Historical/Sociolinguistics

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  1. "Alison Flynn", University of Melbourne: Historical/Sociolinguistics

Message 1: University of Melbourne: Historical/Sociolinguistics

Date: 18 Aug 1992 15:54:35 U
From: "Alison Flynn" <>
Subject: University of Melbourne: Historical/Sociolinguistics

Please circulate the following announcement:



Lecturer in Linguistics
(Three-year appointment).

The Department of Linguistics and Language Studies is a growing department and
expanding its existing teaching and research strengths in the study of
South-East and East Asian languages. We seek a lecturer in Comparative and
Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics and Ethnolinguistics, who will
additionally have a specialization in one or more language families of East
and/or South-East Asia, and a good familiarity with the major language families
of the region. The appointment will be for three years, beginning in 1993.

Duties: the successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in Historical
Linguistics, South-East Asian Linguistics, Structure of a Language Family, and
Sociolinguistics, as well as more advanced seminars on Linguistics and
Prehistory and Language and Culture. (S)he will also be expected to supervise
theses at postgraduate and honours level, on topics in historical and
descriptive linguistics of various Asian and South-East Asian languages, and
help the department build a team of researchers in these fields.

Salary Range: $41,000 - $48,688 p.a.

Further information and a position description may be obtained from Ms Alison
Flynn, Administrative Officer, Department of Linguistics, University of
Parkville 3052. Tel.: 03 344 5488; fax 03 344 4980; email

Applications close: 4th September, 1992

Reference number: G1760190

Applications should be sent, in duplicate, quoting three referees (including
facsimile numbers) to the Director, Personnel Services, The University of
Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3052.

The University of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke
free workplace policy.
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