LINGUIST List 5.110

Tue 01 Feb 1994

Jobs: Grad Assistant, Professor, Grad study, Asst Professor

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  1. VIRGINIA C GATHERCOLE, announcement
  2. Martin Haspelmath, job: IE Comparative Linguistics
  3. Gregory Ward, financial aid for graduate study at Northwestern
  4. , Job opening - General linguistics
  5. , Seeking French-language linguists

Message 1: announcement

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 1994 10:46:27 announcement
Subject: announcement

The Linguistics Program at Florida International University has a number of
Graduate Assistantships available for 1994-95. FIU, a member of the
Florida State University System, located in Miami, offers an M.A. degree in
either General or Applied Linguistics. Applications for assistantships due
by Mar. 1.
For further information, please contact Dr. V. Mueller Gathercole,
Linguistics Program, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199.
E-mail: or gathercoservax.bitnet.
Tel.: 305-348-3874
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Message 2: job: IE Comparative Linguistics

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 94 17:02:49 MSjob: IE Comparative Linguistics
From: Martin Haspelmath <>
Subject: job: IE Comparative Linguistics

The following job was recently announced by the Freie Universitaet Berlin:

Professorship (C4) for Indo-European Comparative Linguistics.

(C4 means tenured full professor, i.e. only highly qualified candidates
are considered; German language proficiency required)

Send in applications before 15 February 1994, to:
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Fachbereich Altertumswissenschaften
Bitterstrasse 8-12
D-14195 Berlin
Tel. +49-30-838 2201, -838 2296
Fax +49-30-838 5569

(This is not an official ad, I just thought I'd pass on the information,
since there seem to be more IE professorships here than highly qualified
Germans at the moment)
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Message 3: financial aid for graduate study at Northwestern

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 94 18:12:25 CSfinancial aid for graduate study at Northwestern
From: Gregory Ward <>
Subject: financial aid for graduate study at Northwestern

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University has a limited
number of merit-based multi-year financial aid packages available for
outstanding Ph.D. students matriculating in academic year 94-95. Our
graduate program emphasizes theoretical foundations, experimental and
computational methods, and the study of language use. Students have
considerable flexibility in designing their own course of study and
are encouraged to pursue ties to related disciplines.

In addition, special interdisciplinary opportunities are available
through the Ph.D. Program in Language and Cognition and the Ph.D.
specialty in Cognitive Science.


For more information about the program, please write to:

Graduate Admission Officer
Department of Linguistics
Northwestern University
2016 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-4090
(708) 491-7020

For applications and catalogs, please write to:

The Graduate School
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
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Message 4: Job opening - General linguistics

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 1994 10:06 PSTJob opening - General linguistics
From: <>
Subject: Job opening - General linguistics

The English Department at Humboldt State University has an opening
for a one-year, full-time leave replacement in language studies
beginning August 1994 (contingent on available funding). Assistant
Professor level, salary range: $34,824 - $36,468. Ph.D. in linguistics\
English with a specialty in applied linguistics preferred. Must be
able to teach linguistics classes for undergraduate and graduate (M.A.)
majors and teacher education students. Minor specialty in TESL,
literature, or writing desirable. To apply, send a letter, CV,
supporting materials (including evidence of effective teaching), and
representative publication to:

 John C. Schafer, Chair
 Department of English
 Humboldt State University
 Arcata, CA 95521

The deadline for applications is FEBRUARY 15, 1994. HSU is an
AA\EEO employer.
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Message 5: Seeking French-language linguists

Date: Fri, 28 Jan 94 09:51:02 ESSeeking French-language linguists
From: <>
Subject: Seeking French-language linguists

The software division of Houghton Mifflin Company is seeking temporary
assistance with the linguistic development of French-language electronic
products. We require an individual with near-native fluency in French,
knowledge of linguistics, excellent command of rules of inflection and
derivation for French, familiarity with MS-DOS, and immediate availability
in Boston for at least a four-week period. Must have legal authorization
to work in the United States.

Please send your resume to:

Houghton Mifflin Company
Software Division
222 Berkeley Street, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
Attn: Bill Trippe

FAX 617 351-1115, or call for further information 617 351-3312.

Houghton Mifflin Company is an equal opportunity employer.
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