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Job Announcement: Dartmouth College

Phonetics; Phonology: Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

Employer: Dartmouth College
Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science
Job Location: New Hampshire, USA
Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
LL Issue: 24.3596
Date Submitted: 13-Sep-2013
Job Description: ***This position has been filled.

The Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Dartmouth College emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. We are seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in linguistics to begin on July 1, 2014. The successful applicant will have a strong record of field-based research in phonetics and phonology utilizing primary linguistic data from understudied/underdocumented languages. The position involves teaching a wide range of courses in linguistics, including in areas outside of one’s specialization, advising theses and other undergraduate research, and engaging in an active research program.

Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. One of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England, Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, has a strong commitment to diversity, and in that spirit encourages applications from women and minorities.

Review of applications will begin on 10 November 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and three letters of reference by following the link given below. Selected applicants will be invited for interviews at the Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis in January.
Application Deadline:
Application URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/22507
Contact Information: David  Peterson
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This position has been filled.