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Job Announcement: Modern Language Association

General Linguistics; Ling & Literature: Linguistics Indexer, Modern Language Association, New York, USA

Employer: Modern Language Association
MLA International Bibiography
Job Location: New York, USA
Rank: Linguistics Indexer
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Ling & Literature
LL Issue: 24.3580
Date Submitted: 12-Sep-2013
Job Description: Under the supervision of the director of bibliographic information services, indexes, edits, and proofreads linguistics materials for the MLA International Bibliography; assists in maintaining records on periodical coverage; and advises the editor of the Directory of Periodicals on linguistics periodicals. Advises the thesaurus staff on issues related to linguistics.

Qualified candidates will have an advanced degree in linguistics and reading knowledge of at least one language other than English. Applicants should submit an initial letter of application and CV online only at the application URL below by 15 October. Applications via email will not be accepted.
Application Deadline: 15-Oct-2013
Application URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/22325
Contact Information:  Hiring Manager
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