LINGUIST List 5.781

Thu 07 Jul 1994

Jobs: Lectureship, Fulbright Scholar Program

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  1. Prof. Roly Sussex, request to post job advertisement
  2. R Cann, Job for advertising on Linguist
  3. , Announcement

Message 1: request to post job advertisement

Date: Sun, 3 Jul 1994 08:49:18 +request to post job advertisement
From: Prof. Roly Sussex <>
Subject: request to post job advertisement

(Brisbane, Australia)

Centre for Language Teaching and Research

Lectureship (tenurable) in
Computers, Technology and Language Learning
Teaching English as a Second Language

The Centre for Language Teaching and Research, as part
of its program development plan, is seeking to make an
appointment to support the postgraduate coursework and
research programs in Applied Linguistics, with special
reference to

 Computers, Technology and Language Learning
 Teaching English as a Second Language

Additional expertise which would be an advantage, as
appropriate to the major specialization, includes:

 Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems and language
 Audio-visual technology and multimedia in language
 learning and teaching
 Computational linguistics
 Language teaching methodology
 Language testing
 The linguistics of one or more Asian languages

Applicants should have postgraduate qualifications in
one or both of the major fields, and an established
record in teaching and research. The position is
available from January 1995.

Salary: $A41,574 - $A49,370 per annum.

Further information is available from Professor Roland
Sussex, Director, CLTR:
 telephone: +61 7 365 6896
 fax: +61 7 365 7077
Application forms are available from Personnel Services
at the University.

Original + 8 copies of the application form and resume,
quoting reference number 29394, should be addressed to
the Director, Personnel Services, The University of
Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia and should arrive
no later than 24th August, 1994.

"Equal opportunity in employment is university policy."
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Message 2: Job for advertising on Linguist

Date: Wed, 6 Jul 94 15:03:31 BSTJob for advertising on Linguist
From: R Cann <>
Subject: Job for advertising on Linguist



Applications are invited for a lectureship in the Department of
Linguistics, University of Edinburgh to begin on 1st January 1995 or
as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department is seeking a lecturer who will make a strong
contribution both to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
reponsibilities of the Department and to its international
research profile. Applicants should have proven research
expertise in phonetics and phonology. The specialisation is open,
but any of the following would be an advantage:

(a) ability to teach phonology and/or morphology beyond the
 elementary level;

(b) ability to teach a course in speech production and perception
 to advanced undergraduates and students on the Department's
 one-year MSc course;

(c) potential to assume responsibility for strategic management
 of the department's laboratory facilities;

(d) demonstrated research interest in a non-Romance,
 non-Germanic language or languages and/or the ability to teach a
 course on the structure of such a language.

(e) demonstrated research interest in speech technology and/or
 other applications.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in
teaching and supervision at all levels, but a particular
responsibility will be to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses
in phonetics and phonology. The department maintains a well-
equipped Phonetics laboratory and the successful candidate will
be expected to be involved with, and to help in, its management
and development.

Salary will be on the Lecturer A scale (L14,756 -- L19,326 per
annum), or, exceptionally, at the lower end of the Lecturer B
scale (L20,133 - L25,735 per annum) with placing according to
age, qualifications and experience.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of application or be
in a position to complete one by 1st January 1995.
Applicants will be considered without regard to sex, marital
status, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, or citizenship. However,
the appointment of any applicant from outside the European Union
is subject to the University's obtaining a Work Permit.

Applications (6 copies) should be sent to:

 The Personnel Office,
 The University of Edinburgh,
 1 Roxburgh Street,
 Edinburgh EH8 9TB,
 Scotland, U.K.,

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and a letter
outlining the applicant's particular qualifications for the post.
Additionally, candidates may send one copy of one or two
representative publications. (Entire theses or large numbers of
papers should not be sent). Please quote the job reference
number (490315) on your application.

Candidates should also provide the names and addresses
(including electronic mail addresses and/or fax numbers if
possible) of two referees. Candidates are requested to ask
their referees to send their supporting references by the
closing date by FAX to +44 31 650 3962 or by e-mail to or by post to:

 Dr R Cann
 Search Committee (phonetics)
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Edinburgh
 40 George Square
 Edinburgh EH8 9LL
 Scotland, U.K.

The closing date for applications is 31st August 1994, but earlier
applications are encouraged. It is hoped that interviews will be
held in early September 1994.

This statement does not of itself constitute a contract or
conditions of service.

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Message 3: Announcement

Date: Wed, 6 Jul 1994 15:40:58 -Announcement
From: <>
Subject: Announcement

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Fulbright Scholar Program - Professional Opportunities For Faculty And

(Note: August 1 deadline approaching for U.S. applicants)

What follows is a description of Fulbright grants for lecturing and advanced
research worldwide. These grants are excellent professional development
opportunities and provide funding to pursue professional interests abroad.

Fulbright Grants for Faculty and Professionals

Description: 1,000 awards for college and university faculty and nonacademic
professionals to lecture or pursue advanced research and/or related
professional activity abroad. For U.S. candidates, grants are available to
nearly 148 countries.

Application: U.S. candidates have an August 1 deadline for lecturing or
research awards. Non-U.S. candidates apply in their home country for awards to
come to the United States.

Areas of Interest: Opportunities exist in every area of the social sciences,
arts and humanities, sciences, and many professional fields.

Range of Consideration: Undergraduate and graduate teaching; research
collaboration; field and laboratory research; creative and performing arts
endeavors; professional collaboration in library management, business/
government capacity building; and much more.

Eligibility: Most awards are at the postdoctoral level. Ph.D. is the typical
requirement. Opportunities also exist for professionals who have comparable
professional qualifications or individuals in the arts, library science, law,
etc., who hold the normal terminal degree in the field. Masters in TESOL/TEFL
is also appropriate for some awards.

Successful candidates have been two and four-year faculty, lawyers,
journalists, academic administrators, government officials, independent artists
and scholars, nonacademic scientists, etc.

Grant Duration: Awards range in duration from two months to a full academic

Language: Required in certain countries for certain areas of activity. The
majority of teaching assignments are in English.

Action: U.S. candidates may receive detailed descriptions of award
opportunities and application materials via (requests
for mailing of materials only). Non-U.S. candidates must contact the Fulbright
Commission or U.S. embassy in their home country.

Reply: (application requests only)
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