LINGUIST List 6.1397

Wed Oct 11 1995

Jobs: Second Lang Acquisition, Phonology, Formal Semantics

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  1. "Tamara S. Al-Kasey", Job posting-SLA at CMU
  2. Ursula Kleinhenz, Job: Phonology
  3. Georgia Green, Job announcement

Message 1: Job posting-SLA at CMU

Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 10:03:37 Job posting-SLA at CMU
From: "Tamara S. Al-Kasey" <>
Subject: Job posting-SLA at CMU

The Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University invites
applications for two (2) tenure-track positions at the assistant
professor level to begin in the fall of 1996. These positions are for
specialists in Second Language Acquisition who have a foreign language
specialization and who are interested in helping to build an
interdisciplinary program which focuses on second language acquisition
with emphases on cognitive and social issues.

Preference will be given to candidates whose language of specialization
is French, German or Spanish. Responsibilities will include teaching a
balance of undergraduate and graduate courses in an appropriate area of
specialization, some taught in the foreign language. Ideal candidates
will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, research
interests at the graduate level, interdisciplinary interests beyond
their own field of expertise, and enthusiasm for participating in a new
doctoral program in second language acquisition.

Requirements: Ph.D. in a foreign language, second language acquisition,
linguistics (with a specialization such as psycholinguistics or
sociolinguistics), psychology, or anthropology; a strong publication and
research record with potential for outside funding; and evidence of
effective undergraduate teaching. Applicants should possess native or
near-native fluency in their language of specialization. Relevant
computer and technological skills an asset.

Procedure: Applicants should send a letter of application indicating
whether they plan to attend ACTFL, MLA, or LSA, a curriculum vitae,
copies of publications (not to be returned), and the names and addresses
of five prospective references to Chair, SLA Search Committee,
Department of Modern Languages, Baker Hall 160, Carnegie Mellon
University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890. Deadline is November 15, 1995.
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Message 2: Job: Phonology

Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 15:17:07 Job: Phonology
From: Ursula Kleinhenz <>
Subject: Job: Phonology

Job announcement

a two year half-time research position (doctoral grant) will be available
beginning November 1995 (or later) at the Forschungsschwerpunkt Allgemeine
Sprachwissenschaft (Research Center for General Linguistics) in Berlin. Area
of specialization: phonology/ syntax interface. Candidates must have an M.A.
in Linguistics, or in a related discipline. Please send letter of
application and CV to Dr. T.A. Hall, Forschungsschwerpunkt Allgemeine
Sprachwissenschaft, Jaegerstr. 10/11, 10117 Berlin, Germany. email:

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 Ursula Kleinhenz
 Jaegerstr. 10/11
 D - 10117 BERLIN
 phone: +49 - 30 -20192499
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Message 3: Job announcement

Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 10:34:23 Job announcement
From: Georgia Green <>
Subject: Job announcement

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
is seeking a specialist in formal semantics for a position to begin August
21, 1996. This is a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant
professor or junior associate professor level, salary competitive. The
position is part of an interdisciplinary cognitive science program at the
University of Illinois. Strong research and teaching interest in formal
semantics of natural language is required, and concomitant interest in
related areas of cognitive science is desirable, including an interest in
relevant computational research and applications. It is expected that
candidates will have completed the Ph.D. by 21 August 1996.

 Send vita, description of research interests, reprints, and at least three
letters of recommendation to: Professor Elmer H. Antonsen, Head,
Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois, 4088 Foreign Languages
Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801; phone: (217) 244-3065; fax:
(217) 333-3466; e-mail: Although interviews may begin
at any time, applications received by January 31 will be given full
consideration, and no offer of appointment will be made before that date.

 The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.
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