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Wed 21 Oct 1992

Jobs: Applied/Phonology, Hispanic

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Message 1: job announcement

Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1992 17:18 ESTjob announcement
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Subject: job announcement

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 meeting.

The University of Pittsburgh is an AA/EO employer. Women and minority
candidates are encouraged to apply.
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Message 2: Job Announcement: University of California

Date: Wed, 21 Oct 92 08:49:20 PSJob Announcement: University of California
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Subject: Job Announcement: University of California

 University of California
 Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor position in HISPANIC LINGUISITCS with specialization
in Phonology beginning July 1, 1993. A related interest in the historical
development of the Romance Languages is highly desirable. Applicants with
breadth and versatility will be preferred. A Ph.D. is normally required by
the time of appointment. The successful applicant will join a department
with a strong linguistics component offering the MA and Ph.D. degrees in
both literary and linguistic studies. The position requires teaching at the
undergraduate and graduate levels and demands that the candidate be able to
direct theses. To apply, send current cv and arrange to have three letters
of recommendation sent to:

Prof. Giorgio Perissinotto
Hispanic Linguistics Search Committee
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93111


e-mail inquiries to:
Giorgio Perissinotto, whose address is
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