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Job Announcement: The Ohio State University

General Linguistics: Post Doc, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA

Employer: The Ohio State University
Job Location: Ohio, USA
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.5098
Date Submitted: 05-Dec-2012
Job Description: The Ohio State University Sawyer Seminar, "Language, Politics, and Human Expression in South Asia and the Balkans: Comparative Perspectives," funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship for academic year 2013-2014. Focus of research is open within South Asian or Balkan Studies, with a preference for candidates whose work is comparative and interdisciplinary. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to actively participate in Seminar meetings and to teach one course associated with the Seminar theme.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to advance his or her own research project and present it at a public meeting of the Seminar. A Ph.D. in a Humanities and/or Social Sciences field in hand by August 1, 2013 is required. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send a cover letter, a complete CV, two letters of reference, and a research statement of no more than 2,000 words by February 15, 2013 electronically (Word or PDF files preferred) to the application email address below.

For more information, please contact the department website.
Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Professor Brian  Joseph
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Phone: 614-292-4052 Fax: 614-292-8833