LINGUIST List 4.781

Sat 02 Oct 1993

Jobs: Assistant Professor, Sociolinguist

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  1. david birdsong, Job Opening
  2. , Job Announcement
  3. , Job - Linguistics and English
  4. Judith Parker, Re: Sociolinguistics+ Job

Message 1: Job Opening

Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1993 11:44:53 -Job Opening
From: david birdsong <>
Subject: Job Opening

The Department of French & Italian, University of Texas, announces
an Assistant Professor position, tenure-track, contingent upon
authorization. We seek a generalist in French Linguistics. Applicants
should be prepared to teach at all levels, including graduate core
courses (structure of French, history of the language, an occasional
specialized topic), undergraduate courses at the upper-division level
(an introduction to French linguistics, phonetics, composition, trans-
lation), and lower-division language courses.

The Department's program in French Linguistics is regarded as one of
the strongest in the nation. Together with Romance Linguistics, it
has a graduate enrollment of 20-25 degree candidates at any given
time, with an average of five new students each year. Students take
additional coursework in the Department of Linguistics.

Applicants should have a record of teaching excellence and strong
scholarly potential. Native or near-native proficiency in both
French and English is required. The Ph.D is required prior to
employment; no exceptions. Minority candidates are encouraged to
apply. Applications will be acknowledged if candidates' credentials
conform to the job description. Send application with complete
dossier before December 6, 1993 to: Jean-Pierre Cauvin, Chair,
Dept. of French & Italian, University of Texas, Austin, TX,
78712-1197. (EE/AAE)
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Message 2: Job Announcement

Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1993 21:36:16 Job Announcement
Subject: Job Announcement

 The Department of East Asian Studies at University of Arizona
invites applications and nominations for an Assistant or Associate
Professor's position (tenure track) in Japanese language and linguistics.
Teaching responsibilities will be divided approximately evenly between
courses in Japanese linguistics (both undergraduate and graduate courses)
and Japanese language. An exceptionally strong language background is
required. Appointment is to begin Fall 1994, by which time the appointee
is to have the Ph.D. in hand. Salary is competitive. The University of
Arizona is vigorously committed to affirmative action, and especially
invites applications from members of underrepresented groups. Send a
letter of application, vita, and 3 letters of recommendation to
Brian McKnight, Chair, Department of East Asian Studies, Franklin 404,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. Search will remain open until
the position is filled; however, the Search Committee will begin
reviewing applications December 1, 1993.
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Message 3: Job - Linguistics and English

Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1993 14:27:20 Job - Linguistics and English
From: <>
Subject: Job - Linguistics and English

Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is offering
the following position.

Saint Mary's University Department of English invites applications
for a three (3) year term appointment at the rank of Assistant
Professor. The effective date of appointment is September 1, 1994.
Candidates should hold a PhD with a specialization in linguistics
and/or rhetoric and composition theory. The successful candidate
will be expected to teach courses in the history of the English
language and in language and gender. These courses form part of an
interdisciplinary program in linguistics. Teaching duties will
include introductory level courses in composition and literature. In
accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint
Mary's University encourages applications from women, Aboriginal
people, visible minorities and people with disabilities. Letters of
application with curriculum vitae, university transcripts, and three
(3) letters of reference should be sent to Dr. W. R. Katz,
Chairperson, Department of English, Saint Mary's University, Halifax,
Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3. Closing date for applications is November 15,
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Message 4: Re: Sociolinguistics+ Job

Date: Fri, 1 OCT 93 17:38:29 EDTRe: Sociolinguistics+ Job
From: Judith Parker <>
Subject: Re: Sociolinguistics+ Job

Job Announcement:

Entry-level, tenure-track position for a sociolinguist with demonstrated
strength in teaching and conducting research based on fieldwork.
Specialization in discourse analysis and commitment to directing
undergraduate research strongly preferred, ability to teach composition
required. Ph.D. must be in hand by August 16, 1994.

Linguistics courses are an integral part of the English major program
and are popular with non-majors. Twelve-hour load will include upper-
and lower-level linguistics courses and freshman composition (all
department faculty teach composition), with opportunities to teach
literature and interdisciplinary courses.

Mary Washington College is deeply committed to Affirmative Action. We
especially invite minorities, women, and international candidates to
apply. Mary Washington, located an hour from Washington, DC, and
Richmond, VA, is a selective, public, coeducational, liberal arts
college emphasizing excellent teaching.

Send curriculum vitae, list of graduate courses, and letter of
application addressing the requirements to Linguistics Search, Mary
Washington College, Box 615, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5358. Telephone
inquiries to Susan Hanna, Chair, 703/899-4386. Deadline for receipt of
application material is December 10, 1993.


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