LINGUIST List 9.1054

Tue Jul 21 1998

Jobs: Phonology, Eastern Ling, Socio/General Ling

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  1. Gisbert Fanselow, Phonology--U Potsdam
  2. linguist, Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica
  3. Ralph Fasold, Socio/General Ling

Message 1: Phonology--U Potsdam

Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 15:24:04 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Gisbert Fanselow <>
Subject: Phonology--U Potsdam

The University of Potsdam has just advertised a 

 C3 position in phonology

German C3 positions are roughly equivalent to associate professorships
at other places. The position is tenured.

The position was advertised in the most recent editions of DIE ZEIT 
and DUZ (Deutsche Universitaetszeitung).

Applications must reach 

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Loschelder
Universitaet Potsdam
Postfach 60 15 53
D - 14415 Potsdam

within four weeks. 

I hope I will have placed some more information on the position, the
department and the German way of applying for a professorship at

by Wednesday.

Gisbert Fanselow
Linguist - tough job, but someone's gotta do it. 

Linguistics Department
University of Potsdam 
P.O. Box 601553 
D-14415 Potsdam 
Fon: x49-331-977-2446
Fax: x49-331-977-2761
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Message 2: Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica

Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 17:12:45 +0800
From: linguist <>
Subject: Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica



 The Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office), Academia
Sinica invites applications from citizens of the Republic of China for
research positions leading toward tenure track posts. Currently, two
tenure-track positions are open. Non-tenure track post-doctoral
positions pending budg etary approval are also available. The area of
specialization is open, but preference will be given to those in the
following fields:

1. Austronesian languages

2. Chinese dialect studies (especially Min and Hakka dialects) and/or
phonology (including phonetics)

3. Cognitive linguistics, computational linguistics or semantics.

 Applicants already holding a Ph.D. will be considered for the
position of Assistant Research Fellow (equivalent to Assistant
Professor) or Post-doctoral Research Specialist. These are purely
research positions and no teaching is required. The minimum salary is
NT842,640 (about US$25,535)/yr for Assistant Research Fellow, plus
bonuses such as health insurance.

 Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate school,
an abstract of the dissertation (including the title, chapter by
chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main conclusions), and
three letters of recommendation to

 Dr. Paul Li, Director
 Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office)
 Academia Sinica
 Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan

 Applications are accepted continuously until the positions are
filled. Every three month, shortlisted applicants will be notified
and requested to send in complete dissertation for final review and

 For more information, applicants should write to the address
above , or send e-mail to "" or fax:
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Message 3: Socio/General Ling

Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 19:56:51 -0400
From: Ralph Fasold <>
Subject: Socio/General Ling

The Georgetown University Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a
one-year replacement position in sociolinguistics and general
linguistics for the 1998-99 academic year. The candidate will teach
two courses in the Fall 1998 semester, as follows:

- Introduction to Language, an introductory linguistics course for
undergraduate non-majors;

- Sociolinguistic Variation, a graduate-level course on the
quantitative study of social influences on language variation;

In the Spring of 1999, the candidate will teach three more courses at
the upper-level undergraduate or graduate levels in sociolinguistics,
with the precise details to be worked out according to the
specialization of the successful candidate and the needs of the

The candidate will also be expected do advising in his or her area of
expertise, and would also have the opportunity to mentor Masters
Research Papers (more or less the equivalent of M.S. Theses). The
position pays $30,000 for the year.

We will begin reviewing applications as received, and will continue
until August 15th. To apply, send a cover letter, CV, sample
publication, and the names and addresses (including email) of three
referees to:

Ralph W. Fasold
Department of Linguistics
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057-1051 USA

You may find more information about the Georgetown department on the
web at:

Georgetown University is an AA/EO employer.

Ralph W. Fasold

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