LINGUIST List 7.1781

Mon Dec 16 1996

Jobs: Phonology, French linguistics

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  1. Ursula Kleinhenz, Phonology
  2. Colette_Sauro, French linguistics

Message 1: Phonology

Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 10:14:15 +0100
From: Ursula Kleinhenz <>
Subject: Phonology

At the Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft in Berlin, Germany,
a full-time research position for a phonologist is open from 1. April
1997 until 31. December 1997. There is a possibility for a two year
extension beginning in January 1998.

Candidates should hold a PhD or doctorate and have a strong research
backround in phonological theory. Especially welcome are applicants
with an interest in historical phonology. The payment is according to
the normal range for full-time researchers ("Wissenschaftliche
Mitarbeiter") in Germany, with details depending on age and marital
status. Knowledge of German is helpful but not required. Applications
should include a CV, the names of two references,sample publications
and a short statement outlining future research plans. The closing
date for applications is February 15, 1997. Applications and
inquiries should be directed to

Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Jaegerstrasse 10-11
10117 Berlin
fax: +49-30-20192-402
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Message 2: French linguistics

Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 09:16:41 -0800 (PST)
From: Colette_Sauro <>
Subject: French linguistics

There is one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor
to be filled in the Department of French, Simon Fraser University, as
of September 1, 1997.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of
equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to
qualified applicants.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

 1. Ph.D. in French linguistics (syntax; pragmatics; semantics;
discourse analysis). Preference will be given to candidates with an
interest in the application of linguistics to the teaching of French
as a second language. They should have a demonstrated ability to work
on joint research projects in applied linguistics and particularly in
second language acquisition.

 In addition to the above research and/or teaching specializations:
 2. Interest and experience in the teaching of advanced French
composition and style.
 3. Total fluency in oral and written French and English.

 Commensurate with a tenure-track position, including an active
research program resulting in scholarly publications, and full
participation in departmental affairs.
 Specific teaching duties will include: Introductory and
advanced undergraduate courses in all areas of French linguistics as
well as graduate courses in the candidate's area of specialization;
advanced language courses.

Salary: As per placement on Assistant Professor scale.

Applications, together with C.V. and the names and addresses of referees
should be sent to:

 Dr. Jacqueline Viswanathan, Chair
 Department of French
 Simon Fraser University
 Burnaby, B.C., V5A 1S6
 Fax: (604) 291-5932.

Deadline: January 15, 1997.

Colette Sauro
Dept. of French
(604) 291-4559
fax (604)291-5932
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