LINGUIST List 4.110

Wed 17 Feb 1993

Jobs: Syntax, Postdocs

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  1. Frederick Newmeyer, One-year syntax job at Washington
  2. Dan Everett, Postdocs at University of Pittsburgh

Message 1: One-year syntax job at Washington

Date: Mon, 15 Feb 1993 17:45:44 One-year syntax job at Washington
From: Frederick Newmeyer <>
Subject: One-year syntax job at Washington

ACTING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Linguistics, University of
Washington. A one-year position for academic year 1993-1994 is intended in
the area of syntactic theory. Applicants must have the Ph. D. degree in
hand by September 1993. Teaching responsibilities involve six courses in
three 10-week terms, including both general introductions to linguistics
and introductory and advanced syntax courses. Duties include being an
unofficial member of several M.A. and Ph. D. committees.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of research and
teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation, should be sent to
Professor Frederick J. Newmeyer, Chair, Department of Linguistics, GN-40,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA. Priority will be given
to applications received before April 15.

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and
strongly encourges applications from women and minority candidates. AA/EOE.
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Message 2: Postdocs at University of Pittsburgh

Date: Tue, 16 Feb 93 09:37:45 -0Postdocs at University of Pittsburgh
From: Dan Everett <>
Subject: Postdocs at University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh's Faculty of Arts and Sciences has
just established a new set of Fellowships. In what follows
general information on the fellowships is included, as well
as some specific information for linguist applicants from Pitt's
Department of Linguistics:

 `... these Fellowships are intended to foster the professional
development of recent African American recipients of doctoral degrees.
Fellowships are awarded on an annual basis. Each fellowship carries a
stipend of $27,500.00 + $2,500.00 for travel and related research
costs. Fellows are expected to be in residence for the duration of
their appointment, to engage in advanced study, research, and writing,
and to teach one course for one term. Fellows are eligible for a
maximum of two years of fellowship support.

ELIGIBILITY: Preference is given to applicants a) whose research
projects are relevant to the interests and expertise of specific
faculty at the University of Pittsburgh; b) in academic areas where
African American faculty are most under represented; c) from academic
units where new faculty are likely to be hired.

Applicants are expected to have successfully completed all doctoral
degree requirements prior to Sept. 01 of the fellowship year. '


Approximately five fellowships are to be awarded. Supporting materials

1. A cover letter indicating the department of interest in Arts & Sciences;
2. A two or three page abstract of the applicant's dissertation;
3. A five to ten page proposal which discusses the research project, a
timetable for its completion, and a description of the human resources,
research materials, facilities to be used;
4. a certified graduate transcript;
5. A curriculum vitae; and
6. Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant's
qualifications for postdoctoral study.

DEADLINE for receipt of application and all supporting material
is *APRIL 15, 1993*.

 African American Postdoctoral Fellowships
 Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies
 Faculty of Arts and Sciences
 910 Cathedral of Learning
 University of Pittsburgh
 Pittsburgh, PA 15260
 (412)624-6094; FAX (412)624-5299 '

For linguists: Pitt's Department of Linguistics is interested in
any speciality for these fellowships, although we will give
preference to phonologists, following eligibility criterion (c) above.
The Department of Linguistics is also interested in answering any
questions that potential applicants might have. Please direct
such questions to:

Prof. Daniel L. Everett, Chair
Department of Linguistics
2816 CL
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412)624-8101; FAX(412)624-6130; email:
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