LINGUIST List 7.1467

Fri Oct 18 1996

Jobs: General linguistics/Applied linguistics

Editor for this issue: Anthony Rodrigues Aristar <aristartam2000.tamu.edu>


Directory

  1. Avery Andrews, Linguist/applied linguist, ANU
  2. Maria Teresa Venittelli, Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages, McMaster University
  3. Condon Sherri L, position in linguistics

Message 1: Linguist/applied linguist, ANU

Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 11:44:49 EST
From: Avery Andrews <andalingdurras.anu.edu.au>
Subject: Linguist/applied linguist, ANU
ANU
THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF ARTS
LINGUISTICS/APPLIED LINGUISTICS

LECTURER
(LEVEL B/ NON CONTINUING)

Applications are sought for a linguist/applied linguist to
fill a position in the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts.

Applicants should have completed a PhD, should have a broad background in
general linguistics, and the ability to teach and supervise theses in a
range of areas of linguistics[> applied and/or general linguistics] offered
by the department. Candidates are sought who have abilities [> expertise]
in more than one of the following areas (which are given in alphabetical
order): 	[delete: anthropological linguistics;]
Austronesian and/or Papuan linguistics; discourse analysis; 	first language
aquisition [> acquisition]; [order before literacy:] language testing;
literary [> literacy]; phonology [add: or other areas of applied
linguistics].

The position is available from the beginning of 1997 for four and [add: a]
half years.

Contact: Dr H J Koch, Head, Department of Linguistics, telephone: (06) 249
3026; fax: (06) 249 8214; email: harold.kochanu.edu.au

Further particulars and selection criteria should be obtained before
applying, from the Secretary, telephone: (06) 249 4566; fax: (06) 249 5011;
email: academic.staffing.appointmentsanu.edu.au

Closing date: 1 November 1996			Ref: FA 14.9.1

Salary: Lecturer (Level B) 				$43,602 - $51,777 p.a.

Applications should be written against the selection criteria and submitted
in duplicate to the Secretary, The Australian National University, Canberra
ACT 0200, quoting reference number and including curriculum vitae, list of
publications, names, addresses and fax numbers of at least three referees.
The University has a "no smoking" policy in all University buildings and
vehicles.

THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF ARTS
LINGUISTICS/APPLIED LINGUISTICS

____________________
LECTURER
(LEVEL B/NON CONTINUING)

SELECTION CRITERIA
REF: FA 24.9.1



	A broad background in linguistics.

	Demonstrated research record.

	A PhD completed.

	Ability to teach across a wide range of areas of linguistics and/or
	
	applied linguistics.

	Ability to supervise (honours and postgraduate) students in several
	areas of linguistics and/or applied linguistics.

	Competence in two or more of the areas: 
	Austronesian and/or Papuan linguistics, discourse analysis, first
	language acquisition, language testing, literacy, phonology.

	Teaching experience.

	A knowledge of and commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity
	principles.


THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF ARTS
LINGUISTICS/APPLIED LINGUISTICS

LECTURER
(LEVEL B/NON CONTINUING)

FURTHER PARTICULARS
REF: FA 24.9.1


The Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics offers a full undergraduate (including
honours) program in Linguistics. Undergraduate majors are available in
general and applied linguistics. The department offers honours preparation
in three streams--general, applied, and semantics/pragmatics. The
department participates in the university-wide graduate program in
Linguistics, which offers the awards of: Graduate Certificate in Language
Teaching, Graduate Diplomas in General and Applied Linguistics, Master of
Letters in Applied Linguistics, Master of Arts (by research only or by
coursework and research), and PhD. The graduate program has some 60
students. All staff are active in research. The department maintains a
well-equipped phonetics laboratory.

The traditional strength of the department has been in typology and
descriptive linguistics, with many postgraduate student writing grammars of
languages in the Australian region. In the last few years it has expanded
its teaching and training in applied linguistics, in cooperation with other
sections of the university, and has been seeing increasing numbers of
students pursuing research in cross-cultural communication, discourse, and
(second) language learning.

The department staff and their main research interests are:

Professor Alexandra Aikenvald [>Aikhenvald] (research appointment):
grammatical typology, Amazonian languages, Afroasiatic.

Dr Cynthia Allen, Historical linguistics, English syntax, generative syntax.

Dr Avery Andrews, Generative grammar, syntactic and morphological theory,
phonological theory.

Professor R M W Dixon (research appointment): Australian descriptive and
comparative linguistics, grammatical typology, English syntax, Fijian,
Amazonian languages.

Dr Harold Koch, Historical-comparative, Australian linguistics, Indo-European.

Dr Anthony Liddicoat, Applied Linguistics, discourse analysis,
bilingualism, French linguistics, language policy.

Mr Robert Parbs, Academic English, TESOL, language testing.

Dr Karl Rensch, Dialectology, Polynesian languages, Romance linguistics.

Dr Timothy Shopen, Syntactic typology, language teaching methodology,
educational linguistics, semantics and pragmatics.

Dr Phil Rose, Phonetics, phonology, tone, Chinese linguistics, forensic
linguistics.

Professor Anna Wierzbicka, Semantics, pragmatics, cross-cultural communication.

Dr Xiaonong Zhu (research appointment) Instrumental phonetics, tone,
Chinese linguistics.

The Department includes further research-only staff employed on research
grants or attached as visiting fellows.

The Department belongs to the Faculty of Arts, where the following
languages are taught: French, Italian, German, Russian, Latin, Greek
(Spanish is available by arrangement with the University of Canberra). The
Department is also associated with the Faculty of Asian Studies, which
teaches: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai, Sanskrit,
Hindi and Arabic. The University has strong departments of Anthropology,
Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy. A sister Department of Linguistics
in the University [> university's] Research School of Pacific and Asian
Studies has a staff of five academics, who pursue research on Pacific
languages. Applied Linguistics programs exist in the Asian Studies Faculty
(especially for Japanese), and some units in Applied Linguistics are taught
in the Department of Modern European Languages.


The Faculties

The Australian National University has six teaching faculties: Arts, Asian
Studies, Economics and Commerce, Engineering and Information Technology,
Law, Science. The Arts Faculty is organised into 12 departments and offers
undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with specialisation in traditional
disciplines and a variety of cross-disciplinary fields.

Contact: Dr H J Koch, Head, Department of Linguistics, telephone: (06) 249
3026; fax: (06) 249 8214; email: harold.kochanu.edu.au

Closing date: 	1 November 1996 					Ref: FA
 24.9.1

Salary: Lecturer (Level B) 				$43,602 - $51,777 P.A.

Applications should be written against the selection criteria and submitted
in duplicate to the Secretary, The Australian National University, Canberra
ACT 0200, quoting reference number and including curriculum vitae, list of
publications, names, addresses and fax numbers of at least three referees.
the University has a "no smoking" policy in all University buildings and
vehicles.

THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Message 2: Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages, McMaster University

Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 16:14:08 EDT
From: Maria Teresa Venittelli <venittemcmail.CIS.McMaster.CA>
Subject: Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages, McMaster University


The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a position
in linguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning on August 1,
1997, subject to final budgetary approval. This is a tenure-track
appointment. The minimum salary at the Assistant Professor level
is $39,981.

The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related
discipline with demonstrated scholarship in the form of publications.
S/he should have interest in at least two of the following fields:
syntax, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and
should be able to teach at the undergraduate level any of the following
languages: German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Interest in
technology-based learning and willingness to participate in
interdisciplinary projects are highly desirable.

Applications with a curriculum vitae and letters from three referees
should be sent to Dr. Nina Kolesnikoff, Chair of the Department of Modern
Languages, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario,
Canada, L8S 4M2. Applications will be accepted until
January 31, 1997.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents of Canada. McMaster University is committed to employment
equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates,
including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of
visible minorities and women.

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Message 3: position in linguistics

Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 14:40:31 CDT
From: Condon Sherri L <slc6859usl.edu>
Subject: position in linguistics

The Department of English at the University of Southwestern
Louisiana (Universite' des Acadiens) has a tenure track opening
for an assistant professor in linguistics beginning August,
1997. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to
candidates whose interests complement Ph.D. programs in
English, Cognitive Science, and/or Francophone Studies. The
English Department has strong programs in folklore and
rhetoric, and the Francophone Studies program is the only one
of its kind in North America. The Cognitive Science Program
combines the resources of many departments (Psychology,
Philosophy, Communicative Disorders) as well as the
university's internationally recognized Center for Advanced
Computer Studies and New Iberia Primate Research Center.

The Ph.D. is required and a record of effective teaching is
desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at
both graduate and undergraduate levels. Send letter of
application, CV, sample publications, and three letters of
recommendation to
	Dr. Doris H. Meriwether, Head
	Department of English
	University of Southwestern Louisiana
	Lafayette, LA 70504-4691
by December 1, 1996 for MLA/LSA interview. E-mail inquiries
may be addressed to Dr. Sherri Condon at condousl.edu.

Located in the heart of French Louisiana, USL has a history of
rich ethnic and racial diversity among its 17,000 students and
is an EO/AA employer. Qualified women, minorities, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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