LINGUIST List 7.71

Wed Jan 17 1996

Jobs: Biological & Physical Foundations of Lg

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  1. Kevin Russell, Job ad

Message 1: Job ad

Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 19:03:10 CST
From: Kevin Russell <krussllcc.UManitoba.CA>
Subject: Job ad
Job: Biological and Physical Foundations of Language

 The Linguistics Department at the University of Manitoba invites
applications for a full-time two-year contingent appointment (from 1 July
1996 to 30 June 1998), subject to budgetary approval, at the rank of
Assistant Professor and with a salary to depend on qualifications and

 Teaching duties and MA/PhD supervision will combine one of the core
areas of linguistic theory -- phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics --
with a subject area such as the anatomy of speech production and
perception, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, first language
acquisition, aphasiology, etc. At this time, research specialties are,
in principle, open.

 The completed doctoral degree and an active research programme as
well as demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the combined
area of specialisation are required.

 In keeping with the Department's overall approach, preference will
be given to candidates able to demonstrate competence in several
theoretical frameworks; in-depth familiarity, both analytical and
practical, with a non-Indoeuropean language; and substantial field
research experience in a language other than the applicant's own.

 Experience in both linguistics and speech/language pathology and the
ability to take an active and creative role at the interface between the
existing pre-professional programme in linguistics and an incipient
professional M.Sc. programme in communicative disorders will be a special

 "The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified
women and men, including members of visible minorities, aboriginal
peoples, and persons with disabilities. The University offers a
smoke-free work environment, save for specially designated areas. This
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents."

Further details may be requested by e-mail ( or
fax (204/275-5781). Applications (including curriculum vitae, offprints,
preprints, etc.) and three letters of reference must be sent to reach the
Department by 29 February 1996.
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