LINGUIST List 7.382

Wed Mar 13 1996

Jobs: Applied ling, Theoretical ling

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  1. Christopher J. Hall, Job Announcement
  2. "Hermann Moisl", Theoretical linguistics post

Message 1: Job Announcement

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 1996 09:22:54 CST
From: Christopher J. Hall <>
Subject: Job Announcement

The Universidad de las Americas - Puebla, Mexico, invites applications
for a full-time position on the faculty of the Language Department and
the MA Program in Applied Linguistics (subject to availability of
funds). The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (in hand) in
applied linguistics (or related discipline), will be an active
researcher and graduate teacher in the area of second language
teaching (methods, curriculum design, teacher training) and will also
be able to teach basic linguistics courses (e.g. introduction, syntax,
phonology, morphology) as well as second language courses at the BA
level (preferably French or Italian). Candidates with related areas
of expertise will be considered. The position will require a
commitment to research and publication in the area, and, for
non-fluent speakers of Spanish, to the achievement of professional
competence in this language.

Appointments (initially for one year, but renewable) will begin in
August 1996 or January 1997. Benefits include car and possibility of
subsidized campus housing. Rank and salary commensurate with
experience and qualifications. Applications (including letter stating
research and teaching interests, CV, three letters of recommendation
and copy of a representative publication) to: Prof. Patricia McCoy,
Chair, Departamento de Lenguas, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla,
A.P. 100, Sta. Catarina Martir, 72820 Puebla, Mexico. Tel.: +52 (22)
29-31-05; Fax: +52 (22) 29-31-01; e-mail:

The UDLA-P is a private university of 6000 students with a small
graduate school, accredited by the U.S. Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools. It is situated in the historic town of Cholula,
10 min. from the state capital Puebla and 100 min. from Mexico City
across the mountains. For more information about the University and
the Master's program, interested persons can consult the Program WWW

Dr. Christopher J. Hall

Coordinator of Research and Graduate Studies,
School of Humanities
and Professor of Linguistics, Language Department

Universidad de las Americas-Puebla
AP 100, Sta. Catarina Martir
72820 Puebla

Tel.: +52 (22) 29 31 05
Fax: +52 (22) 29 31 01
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Message 2: Theoretical linguistics post

Date: Wed, 13 Mar 1996 14:32:19 GMT
From: "Hermann Moisl" <>
Subject: Theoretical linguistics post
Department of English Literary and Linguistic Studies
University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Lectureship in Linguistics

Applications are invited for a Lectureship tenable from 1 October 1996
to 30th June 1998 in the Linguistics section of the Department (rated
'Excellent' in the HEFCE Assessment for English and '22' in that for
Linguistics). Applicants should have primary research and teaching
strengths in the field of Theoretical Syntax, but an additional
teaching and/or research interest in Language Acquisition,
Sociolinguistics or Historical Linguistics would be an advantage.

Salary will be at an appropriate point on the Lecturer A Scale up to
point 7 (stlg15,154-stlg16,628 per annum), according to qualifications
and experience.

No forms of application are issued. Further particulars are available
from the Director of Personnel, Registrar's Office, University of
Newcastle, 1 Park Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, with whom
three complete copies of applications, including a full CV with
present salary and the names and addresses of three referees, should
be lodged not later than 2nd April 1996.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of Department, Dr. Tom Cain
on 0191 222 7769 or email:
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