LINGUIST List 8.1344

Tue Sep 23 1997

Jobs: French Ling, Sociolinguistics

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  1. David Birdsong, job announcement
  2. Catherine N. Ball, Senior Position, Georgetown Sociolinguistics

Message 1: job announcement

Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 12:47:25 -0500 (CDT)
From: David Birdsong <>
Subject: job announcement

Assistant Professor, tenure track, specialty French Linguistics
(generalist), to begin Fall 1998. Demonstrated teaching and research
ability, expected to teach undergraduate lower division courses in
French language, upper division French language and linguistics
courses, graduate courses in French linguistics, and to conduct
research. Native or near native proficiency in French. Ph.D and pub-
lications required. Send letter, cv, three letters of recommendation,
and self- addressed return postcard by Dec. 8 to Dina Sherzer, Chair,
Department of French and Italian, University of Texas, Austin, TX
78712. AA/EOE
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Message 2: Senior Position, Georgetown Sociolinguistics

Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 23:33:39 -0400
From: Catherine N. Ball <>
Subject: Senior Position, Georgetown Sociolinguistics

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce
a senior position in the sociolinguistics program. We invite
applications from scholars of international renown with distinguished
records of publication and teaching. Field of specialization is open
but we have a special interest in one or more of the following:
anthropological linguistics, applied sociolinguistics (for example to
education, law, or medicine), cross-cultural communication, and gender
and language. The six-member sociolinguistics program resides in a
large linguistics department involved mostly in graduate education
with opportunities for reaching out to undergraduates. 

Deadline for full consideration of applications is November 15, but
the position will remain open until filled. Send letter of
application, CV, representative publications, and names of three
references that may be contacted to Sociolinguistics Search Committee,
Linguistics Department, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.
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