LINGUIST List 9.363

Thu Mar 12 1998

Jobs: Ling Anthropologist, Postdoc Research Officer

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Louanna Furbee, Linguistic Anthropologist
  2. Gillian Craw, JOB VACANCY - Postdoctoral Research Officer

Message 1: Linguistic Anthropologist

Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 13:11:33 -0600
From: Louanna Furbee <>
Subject: Linguistic Anthropologist

Linguistic Anthropologist
One-Year Temporary 1998-1999

University of Missouri-Columbia seeks a linguistic anthropologist for
a temporary 1-year replacement during 1998-1999. Course load is 5
courses/year (4 preparations). The successful candidate will be
expected to teach: (1) the freshman-level Human Language, (2)
introductory Linguistic Anthropology, (3) upper-level Language and
Culture, plus either (4) an upper-level linguistics course or (5)
Introductory Anthropology. Salary is $27,000-31,000 depending upon
qualifications. Candidates should hold the Ph.D. Deadline for
application is March 20, 1998. Please submit Letter of Application,
copy of curriculum vitae, three names of references, and a sample of
published or unpublished work to: Louanna Furbee, Chair, Linguistics
Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, 107 Swallow Hall,
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, or Fax same to Louanna
Furbee, 573/884-5450. EOE/AAE.
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Message 2: JOB VACANCY - Postdoctoral Research Officer

Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 09:28:36 +0000
From: Gillian Craw <>
Subject: JOB VACANCY - Postdoctoral Research Officer



Postdoctoral Research Officer

Salary Grade 1A: 15,159-22,785 pounds (approx $24,000-36,500)

Applications are invited for the position of Research Officer to work
on two research projects, one an acoustic investigation of prosodic
development in Welsh, the other a series of speech perception
experiments designed to explore the role of accentual pattern in early
lexical representation. The applicant should have expertise in the
acoustic analysis of speech and/or experience in conducting
experimental speech perception work with infants, have a solid
background in developmental psycholinguistics, acoustic phonetics or
psychoacoustics, and hold or expect to hold a Ph.D degree before
taking up the position.

The post is available for 12 months, commencing summer, 1998, with the
possibility of extension through the development of additional
successful research proposals. The post is supported by two ESRC
grants to Professor Marilyn M. Vihman.

Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by
contacting Personnel Services, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd,
LL57 2DG. Tel: (01248) 382926. E-mail:

Scientific enquiries may be directed to Professor Marilyn M. Vihman - or telephone 44 (0)1248 383 775

Please quote reference number: 98/40

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th March, 1998.


Gillian Craw
Administrative Secretary
School of Psychology
University of Wales, Bangor
Gwynedd LL57 2DG
Tel: 01248-383884
Fax: 01248-382599
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