LINGUIST List 4.743

Thu 23 Sep 1993

Jobs: Acquisition, Asian, Phonology (2 Positions)

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  1. Carol Neidle, Acquisition
  2. Christopher Brockett, Asian Languages
  3. , Phonology Job
  4. Peter Lasersohn, new phonology position

Message 1: Acquisition

Date: Mon, 20 Sep 93 13:12:27 -0Acquisition
From: Carol Neidle <>
Subject: Acquisition

Boston University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in
Language Acquisition Theory for academic year 1994-95.

 Candidate should have a strong background in linguistic theory,
 broad range of interests, demonstrated teaching ability and
 commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and
 a specialization in theoretically-based study of language
 acquisition, including second language acquisition.
 Native or near-native competence in French, German, Spanish,
 Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, or Hebrew would be an asset.
 Candidate must hold a Ph.D. in linguistics by the starting date
 of the position.

 Please send a complete dossier (including cover letter,
 c.v., 3 letters of recommendation, and sample publications)
 by DECEMBER 1, 1993 to: Professor Carol Neidle,
 Boston University, Linguistics, 718 Commonwealth Avenue,
 Boston, MA 02215. For further information, phone 617/353-6218
 or send e-mail to

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Message 2: Asian Languages

Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1993 14:58:38 Asian Languages
From: Christopher Brockett <>
Subject: Asian Languages

Department of Asian Languages and Literature
University of Washington

Korean: Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Literature,
University of Washington. A tenure-track appointment is intended in the area
of Korean language and literature. External funds are additionally being
sought to enable the Department to make a second, non-tenure-track appointment
in Korean at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have the Ph.D.
degree and be highly qualified for undergraduate and graduate teaching and
independent research. The field of specialization may be either linguistics
or literature. Duties will involve the teaching and supervision of Modern
Korean language courses at various levels. Special consideration will be
given to candidates whose research interests are consonant with those of the
Chinese and Japanese faculties and who have a knowledge of a second East Asian
language. Applications, including curriculum vitae, statement of research and
teaching interests, and *three* letters of recommendation, should be sent to
Professor Jerry Norman, Chairman, Korean Search Committee, Department of Asian
Languages and Literature, DO-21, University of Washington, Seattle WA
98195. Priority will be given to applications received before January 1,
1994. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty
and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

NOTE: A competitive recruitment and selection process is being conducted and
if a U.S. worker or permanent resident is not selected pursuant to this
process, an application for Alien Employment Certification may be filed on
behalf of an alien to fill the job opportunity. Interested persons should{submit
 an application to Jerry Norman, Chairman, Korean Search Committee.
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Message 3: Phonology Job

Date: Thu, 23 Sep 93 13:07:57 EDPhonology Job
From: <waoneilMIT.EDU>
Subject: Phonology Job

 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Pending budgetary approval, MIT will have a tenure-track opening in
phonology at the Assistant Professor level beginning 1 September 1994.

Candidates should expect to share the teaching of the year-long graduate
introduction to phonology and to teach one additional subject each term -
one at an advanced graduate level. Candidates should be prepared to teach
at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should send a complete dossier (including three letters of
recommendation) and a sample of their work by 1 December 1993 to
Wayne O'Neil; Room 20D-213; MIT; Cambridge MA 02139.

 MIT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
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Message 4: new phonology position

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1993 15:28:49 new phonology position
From: Peter Lasersohn <>
Subject: new phonology position

The newly formed Department of Linguistics at the University of
Rochester expects to make a tenure-track appointment for a specialist
in phonological theory at the Assistant Professor or Associate
Professor level beginning fall semester of 1994. We seek individuals
with an established record of excellence in research and in teaching
at all levels. A Ph.D. is required. Candidates should expect to
teach phonology courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
as well as introductory courses in linguistics, and to contribute to
the development of both the undergraduate and graduate programs in
linguistics. Versatility in undergraduate courses (including
introductory courses) expected.

Send a letter of application along with a vita, samples of research,
and letters from three references to the following address:

 Professor David Perlmutter
 Chair, Phonology Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 611 Hylan Hall
 University of Rochester
 Rochester, NY 14627

Applicants for last year's advertised position may apply for this
position by asking to have their applications reactivated. For
fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 15,
1993. AA/EOE.
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