LINGUIST List 9.696

Tue May 12 1998

Jobs: Phonetics/Phonology/Historical,Greek

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  1. alan harris, Jobs at Manchester (fwd)
  2. Sheilagh MacDonald, Limited-Term--Modern Greek Language

Message 1: Jobs at Manchester (fwd)

Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 05:54:21 -0700 (PDT)
From: alan harris <vcspc005email.csun.edu>
Subject: Jobs at Manchester (fwd)


The Linguistics Department at Manchester University is currently
advertising three jobs:

A chair in Phonetics and Phonology (from September 1999)

A lectureship in Historical Linguistics (from September 1998, tenure
track)

A lectureship in Linguistics (from September 1998, for five years)

For further details of all three jobs and the department, please look
at our web page:

http://lings.ln.man.ac.uk/

Brief details for each job follow below.

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Chair in Phonetics & Phonology (Ref no 308/98)

The University of Manchester invites applications for a Chair in
Phonetics & Phonology in the Department of Linguistics, which will
become available in September 1999 following the retirement of Alan
Cruttenden. Applications will be considered from those specializing in
any area of phonetics and/or phonology. A strong research and
publications record is essential. The successful candidate will also
be expected to provide research leadership in the whole area of
phonetics and phonology and to enhance the department's research
income in this field. Salary by negotiation c. 35k p.a. Closing date
for applications: 30 June 1998. Applications forms are available from
and applications should be submitted to: Office of the Director of
Personnel, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13
9PL, UK. Tel: ++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax: ++44 (0)161 275 2221; Minicom
(for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161 275 7889. Email:
personnelman.ac.uk Website: http://www.man.ac.uk Applications should
quote the above reference number and contain the names of three
referees. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that
supporting letters of reference are sent to the same address by the
closing date for applications. It is expected that interviews for
this post will be conducted in early-mid September 1998 and applicants
should indicate any limitations on their availability in that period.

Person Description 

Candidates should have a strong research and publication record in any
area of phonetics and/or phonology. The successful candidate will be
expected to provide research leadership in the whole area of phonetics
and phonology, and to enhance the department's research income in this
field.

Job Description

The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the
research, teaching and administration of the Department of
Linguistics. He/she will be required to offer courses at both
undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to supervise doctoral
students. Headship of the Department rotates among the senior members
of staff and can be expected to fall to the Professor of Phonetics and
Phonology in due turn.

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Lectureship in Historical Linguistics (Ref. no. 310/98)

Applications will be considered from those specializing in any branch
of historical linguistics. A strong research record is essential, and
a completed PhD is desirable. Applicants must be able to demonstrate
an interest both in the theoretical study of language change and in
the history of one or more languages and language families. Preference
may be given to candidates whose research relates to the history of a
language or languages other than English. The starting date is 1
September 1998 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary in the range:
16045 - 21894 p.a. (under review). Closing date for applications: 9
June 1998. Applications forms are available from and applications
should be submitted to: Office of the Director of Personnel, The
University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel:
++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax: ++44 (0)161 275 2221; Minicom (for the
hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161 275 7889. Email: personnelman.ac.uk
Website: http://www.man.ac.uk Applications should quote the above
reference number and contain the names of three referees. It is the
responsibility of applicants to ensure that supporting letters of
reference are sent to the same address by the closing date for
applications. It is expected that interviews for this post will be
conducted in the week beginning 15 June 1998.

Person Description

Candidates should possess a strong research record, including a PhD or
equivalent publications, in the any area of historical
linguistics. They must be able to demonstrate an interest both in the
theoretical study of language change and in the history of one or more
languages and language families. Preference may be given to candidates
whose research relates to the history of a language or languages other
than English. Candidates will need to have or acquire the
presentational skills necessary for lectures, seminars and small group
teaching, and the IT and organizational skills appropriate to
departmental teaching and administration.

Job Description 

The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the
research, teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and
administration of the Department of Linguistics.

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Lectureship in Linguistics (Ref. no 309/98)

Applications will be considered from those specializing in phonetics
and/or phonology, particularly as these disciplines relate to the
study of reading and writing. A strong research record is essential,
and a completed PhD is desirable. This position is available for a
limited tenure of 5 years, starting on 1 September 1998 or as soon as
possible thereafter. Salary in the range: 16045 - 21894 p.a. (under
review). Closing date for applications: 9 June 1998. Applications
forms are available from and applications should be submitted to:
Office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel: ++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax:
++44 (0)161 275 2221; Minicom (for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161
275 7889. Email: personnelman.ac.uk Website: http://www.man.ac.uk
Applications should quote the above reference number and contain the
names of three referees. It is the responsibility of applicants to
ensure that supporting letters of reference are sent to the same
address by the closing date for applications. It is expected that
interviews for this post will be conducted in the week beginning 15
June 1998.


Person Description

The candidate should possess a strong research record, including a PhD
or equivalent publications, in phonetics and/or phonology,
particularly as these disciplines relate to the study of reading and
writing. Candidates will need to have or acquire the presentational
skills necessary for lectures, seminars and small group teaching, and
the IT and organizational skills appropriate to departmental teaching
and administration.

Job Description

The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the
research, teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and
administration of the Department of Linguistics.
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Message 2: Limited-Term--Modern Greek Language

Date: Mon, 11 May 1998 12:01:24 +0000
From: Sheilagh MacDonald <Sheilagh_MacDonaldsfu.ca>
Subject: Limited-Term--Modern Greek Language

Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Position Announcement
Modern Greek Language

Applications are being accepted for a limited-term position at the
rank of assistant professor, for an appointment commencing September
1, 1998. The position will carry a one or two-year term, subject to
final approval of funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Modern Greek
language at introductory through advanced levels, and a related area
in Linguistics and/or Humanities (Classics). In addition, the
appointee would become a key member of a research team developing
on-line learning materials and a self-instructional language program
for Greek, including an intelligent tutor employing artificial
intelligence techniques. The appointee would be responsible for the
pedagogical design of the materials, and would work closely with
computational linguists and other experts in the overall development
of the system. This project will be carried out in cooperation with
agencies of the Ministry of Education of Greece, and will require
liaison with those agencies, including travel to Greece. The
appointment will be assigned to a department appropriate to the
background of the successful candidate (Linguistics, Humanities or
Interdisciplinary Studies), and will require collaboration with the
Chair of Hellenic Studies.

Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in an area relevant to Greek language
and maintain an active research program in a related area, as well as
have significant experience in teaching Modern Greek. Applicants who
are familiar with recent developments in technologically-assisted
language learning will be preferred, all other qualifications being
equal. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters
of reference, and sample publications by June 15, 1998 to:
Dr. T. Perry Associate Dean of Arts Simon Fraser University Burnaby,
B.C. V5A 1S6 Phone: (604) 291-3913, FAX: (604) 291-3033 E-mail:
perrysfu.ca In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements,
this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents. SFU is committed to the principle of employment equity,
and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants.
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