LINGUIST List 7.1691

Fri Nov 29 1996

Jobs: Phonology, Postdoc in Comparative Indo-European

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  1. Lois Stanford, Phonology Position, Univ. of Alberta
  2. Gunilla Gren-Eklund, Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Indo-European Philology

Message 1: Phonology Position, Univ. of Alberta

Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 17:57:50 MST
From: Lois Stanford <>
Subject: Phonology Position, Univ. of Alberta

The Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of
Alberta, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
junior Assistant Professor level, effective 1 July 1997. The
candidate should hold the PhD and have a specialization in
phonology, an active research program in experimental
linguistics, and demonstrated teaching ability. The salary range
for Assistant Professors is $39,320 - $55,526.

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta is engaged in an
extensive process of renewal, and is committed to ensuring that
the substantial number of hirings projected over the next several
years will ensure for the future the lively and productive
intellectual environment on which the Faculty prides itself.

The Department of Linguistics has a strong commitment to
empirical and experimental approaches to linguistic research.
Department members are engaged in ongoing research projects, many
grant-funded, in experimental phonetics, discourse processing,
and the study of the phonological, morphological, and semantic
aspects of the mental lexicon. The Department offers both
graduate (PhD and MSc) and undergraduate degrees, and values its
reputation for excellence in teaching and graduate training.

We seek a colleague who wishes to engage in leading-edge research
in a collegial and supportive research environment, to recruit
and train promising graduate students, and to participate in
innovative teaching/learning at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada. If suitable Canadian citizens and permanent residents
cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to the principle of equity
in employment. As an employer we welcome diversity in the
workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and
men, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and
members of visible minorities.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and
addresses of three referees should be received by 31 January 1997

	Lois M Stanford, Chair
	Department of Linguistics
	University of Alberta
	Edmonton T6G 2E7 Canada
	phone: (403) 492 3459 fax: (403) 492 0806

Lois M. Stanford, Chair
Department of Linguistics
University of Alberta
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Message 2: Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Indo-European Philology

Date: Mon, 25 Nov 1996 09:21:08 +0100
From: Gunilla Gren-Eklund <>
Subject: Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Indo-European Philology
		22 November 1996

Uppsala University hereby announces as vacant the following
full-time post in the University:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Indo-European Philology
at the Department of Asian and African Languages
(Registration No. 7321/96)

The main responsibility of a postdoctoral fellow is to conduct
research within the framework of the stated field of study in
order to qualify for higher research posts. The post will be held
for a limited period and the appointment will be made by the
faculty97in this case, by the Language Division of Uppsala
University97for a period of two years, with the possibility of an
extension of two years.

Work involved. Mainly own research by the holder. A certain
amount of tutoring and teaching. Assisting the responsible
professor with the overall planning of the subject.

Qualifications. A doctorB4s degree. Preference will be given to
candidates who have received a PhD degree no more than five years
before the expiry of the application period.

Basis for appointment. In ranking the applicants for the post
particular account is taken of scholarly competence.

Together with the application documents, which must include an
attested list of qualifications and posts held and a list of
works published, the applicant should submit a brief, written
account of his/her scholarly and educational activities and the
publications included in the list of works published. Also a
description of the planned research projects is required.

The salary will be fixed according to the applicantB4s
qualifications.20 Further information about the post can be
obtained from Professor Gunilla Gren-Eklund, telephone +46 18 18
14 86, e-mail

The applications should be addressed to the Vice Chancellor of
Uppsala University and must reach the Registrar (Box 256, S-751
05 Uppsala, Sweden or fax +46 18 18 20 00) by 13 December 1996 at
the latest. If the application is sent by fax or telegram, it
must be supplemented by the original document as soon as

Gunilla Gren-Eklund
Professor of Indology, especially Sanskrit
Dept. of Asian and African Languages, 
Section of Indology
Uppsala University, Box 513
S-751 20 Uppsala
Telephone +46 18 18 14 86
Fax +46 18 18 10 94
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