LINGUIST List 4.178

Sat 13 Mar 1993

Jobs: Applied, Micronesian, Chinese

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  1. Steve Fligelstone, Senior Post: Chair In Applied Linguistics
  2. , Micronesian Languages
  3. , Chinese Dialects

Message 1: Senior Post: Chair In Applied Linguistics

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 93 14:57:48 GMSenior Post: Chair In Applied Linguistics
From: Steve Fligelstone <>
Subject: Senior Post: Chair In Applied Linguistics



Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the Chair in
Applied Linguistics, tenable from September 1993.

Candidates must have extensive relevant teaching experience and an
outstanding academic record of research and publication. The successful
candidate would normally be expected to hold a PhD in a relevant area, and
have an established international reputation in Applied Linguistics. The
Department is seeking to complement its existing strengths in applied
Linguistics through this appointment, particularly in the area of English
language education, but applications are invited from candidates from
anywhere within the broad field of applied linguistics. Expertise in any
of the following areas would be advantageous: curriculum design, the
management and evaluation of language education, language teacher
development, second language acquisition, first/second language production
and processing. Candidates with interests which will extend the range of
applied linguistic interests in the Department are especially welcome to

The person appointed will be expected to teach at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, supervise research students and research projects,
assume administrative responsibilities, including the [rotating] headship
and make a major contribution to the intellectual life in the Department.

Salary will be within the Professorial range: present Professorial minimum
29,949 pounds sterling p.a

Ref.No: L991

Method of Application

Candidates should complete and return NINE copies of the following:
application form (obtain from address below), curriculum vitae giving full
particulars, qualifications, publications and main academic interests and
covering letter, if appropriate, to arrive NOT LATER THAN 19 MARCH 1993 to
the Personnel Services Office, Bowland College, Lancaster University,
Lancaster LA1 4YT (Tel. x524 65201, Fax. x524 843087). Envelopes should
be marked with appropriate reference.
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Message 2: Micronesian Languages

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 93 14:55:01 PSMicronesian Languages
From: <>
Subject: Micronesian Languages

UNIVERSITY OF GUAM. Applications invited for a tenure- or
non-tenure track, full-time position--Instructor to Associate
Professor (Micronesian Languages). Minimum qualifications
include and advanced degree of ABD in linguistics or a
related discipline; ability to teach comparative Austronesian
languages focusing on a survey of Micronesian languages, as well
as field linguistics and one Micronesian language through the
intermediate level. Preference will be given to candidates with
proven ability to teach in a culturally diverse university
setting, and with a record of research and scholarly publications.
Salary range: Instructor $31,152-$45,371; Asst. Prof. $34,307-$50,765;
Assoc. Prof. $39,300-$59,307 per academic year. Review of applications
will begin March 15, 1993, and will continue until the position
is filled. Request for applications may be directed to: University
of Guam, Personnel Services Division, UOG Station, Mangilao,
Guam 96923. For further information call (671) 734-9535 or
734-9109 on Guam, or call John Rider, our representative on
the U.S. Maainland West Coast, toll free at 1-800-821-9233
between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm, Pacific Standard
Time. An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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Message 3: Chinese Dialects

Date: Sat, 13 Mar 1993 10:09 PDTChinese Dialects
From: <HSPHILTWNAS886.BitNet>
Subject: Chinese Dialects


 The Linguistics Division of the Institute of History & Philology,
Academia Sinica invites applications from citizens of the Republic
of China for one-year entry-level research position with the possibility
toward tenure track post after the term. The area of specialization is
open, but preference will be given to those in Chinese dialects
(especially Southern Min and/or Hakka), phonology, semantics, acoustic
phonetics, Austro-Asiatic, and Kam-Thai. Applicants already holding
a PhD will be considered for the position of Assistant Research Fellow
(equivalent to an Assistant Professor); applicants holding an M.A. only
will be considered for the position of Research Assistant. These are
purely research positions and no teaching is required. The beginning
salaries for these positions are NT56,270 (about $2,250) and NT40,010
(about $1,600) per month respectively, plus bonuses.

 Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate school, an
abstract of the MA thesis or dissertation (including the title, chapter
by chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main conclusion), and
three letters of recommendation to

 Professor Ho Dah-an, Head
 Linguistics Division
 Institute of History and Philology
 Taipei 115 Taiwan ROC
 E-mail: hsphiltwnas886.bitnet

 The deadline for receipt of these materials is March 31, 1993. Those
applying will be notified of our decision around the beginning of April.
Those notified of preliminary acceptance would then be expected to send
the complete text of the thesis or dissertation by the end of April for

 For more information, applicants should write to the address above
or send e-mail messages.
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