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Job Announcement: University of Nevada, Reno

Phonology; Socio-phonetics: Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA

Employer: University of Nevada, Reno
Job Location: Nevada, USA
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
LL Issue: 24.3705
Date Submitted: 20-Sep-2013
Job Description: The University of Nevada, Reno Department of English announces an entry-level, tenure-track position in theoretical linguistics. Preferred areas of specialization are phonology and/or socio-phonetics. Desired sub-areas include: Native American languages/dialects, indigenous or endangered languages or ethnic dialects of English. A record of demonstrable research is expected as well as experience and promise as an excellent teacher. The faculty member should be able to develop and teach undergraduate courses (and limited graduate seminars) in all areas of linguistics as well as in his/her areas of specialization. All classes are offered within the English department and, in addition to linguistics majors, must also appeal and be approachable to non-majors in fields ranging from English, education, speech pathology and anthropology. Our tenure-track faculty who teach and mentor in the graduate program and engage in scholarly research typically teach a 2/2 load. Ph.D in linguistics required by July, 1, 2014. Competitive starting salary.

Complete applications must be received by November 1, 2013. The search committee will interview at LSA in January 2014. For additional information about the University of Nevada Department of English, see http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl, To apply for this position, you must visit at the application URL below for complete position announcement and requirements. The University of Nevada, Reno, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2013
Application URL: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/13457
Contact Information: Roxie  Taft
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