LINGUIST List 8.257

Sat Feb 22 1997

Jobs: Chair in Spanish, Assistant Professor

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  1. A.E Parrondo, Chair in Spanish
  2. Barry Cowan, Assistant Professor-- University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Message 1: Chair in Spanish

Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 13:39:20 +0000 (GMT)
From: A.E Parrondo <>
Subject: Chair in Spanish

A Chair in Spanish is offered in the School of Modern European
Languages at the University of Durham (UK) from 1 September 1997.

Applicants should have an outstanding record of research and
publications, and extensive teaching experience, in any area of
Spanish or Latin American literary, linguistic or cultural
studies. The successful candidate will be expected to provide academic
leadership and contribute substantially to the development of the

The salary will be by negotiation within the professorial range.

For informal discussion of the post, please contact either Dr Michael
Thompson (tel: 0191 374 2916; e-mail: or
Professor David Baguley (tel:0191 374 2714;


Further details may be obtained from the Director of Personnel,
University of Durham, Old Shire Hall, Durham, DH1 3HP (UK), to whom
applications (5 copies) should be submitted, including the names of
three referees, by Friday 7 March 1997.

(Candidates outside the British Isles may submit one copy only.)
Please quote reference C043. Tel: 0191-374 3140. Fax: 0191-374
7253. E-mail: (Applications may be made by
e-mail to this address.)

Further particulars are available at
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Message 2: Assistant Professor-- University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Date: Mon, 17 Feb 1997 22:56:48 -1000
From: Barry Cowan <>
Subject: Assistant Professor-- University of Hawai'i at Manoa


Assistant Professor. Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai'i
at Manoa. The Department of Linguistics is looking for a qualified
scholar to fill a full-time, general fund, tenure-track position as an
Assistant professor, position #83008. The successful applicant will
have a major specialization (publications and instructional
competence) in more than one of the following areas: pidgins and
creoles, discourse, sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics, phonetics
(including acoustic phonetics) and variationist phonology.
Appointment to begin August 1, 1997 or January 1, 1998, pending
availability of position and funding.

Minimum qualifications: doctorate in linguistics; established ability
to carry out research in at least two of the areas of specialization
identified above; research ability demonstrated by publications in
refereed journals and/or monograph-length publications in the field;
teaching experience with evidence of excellence in teaching; work in
Asian and/or Pacific languages.

Desirable qualifications: Research and instructional competence in
more than two of the following: ethnographic linguistics,
sociolinguistics, pidgin and creole studies; demonstrated skill at
working with non-native speakers of English.

Salary range: $34,644 - $37,464 (assistant professor); salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

duties: Teach two courses per semester as assigned in addition to
on-going research and publication; accept and perform departmental
committee assignments.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching
evaluations, and letters from three current references to: Chair,
Search Committee, Department of Linguistics, Moore Hall 569, 1890
East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822.

Closing date: Completed applications must be received by 18 April
1997. Please note that we will not be able to respond to e-mail or
fax communications in regard to this position. It is expected that
all application materials will be sent by conventional mail. The
University of Hawai'i is an EEO/AA Institution. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply.

Michael L. Forman, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor		telephone (808) 956-3239
Department of Linguistics _		fax:	 (808) 965-9166
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
569 Moore Hall
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
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