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Job Announcement: Qatar University

General Linguistics; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Employer: Qatar University
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Title: Assitant/Associate Professor of Linguistics
Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.5097
Date Submitted: 06-Dec-2012
Job Description: The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University, Doha invites applications for an Assistant/Associate level position in linguistics with specialization in socio-phonetics to begin Fall 2013. The position is three years renewable. Candidates whose research projects bring together phonetics, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis theoretically and methodologically are specially invited to apply. Knowledge of Arabic or sociolinguistics of the Arab World will be an additional advantage.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of a broad range of general undergraduate linguistics courses, which include introduction to linguistics, phonetics and phonology, language and society, language and gender, discourse analysis, history of the English language, etc. The candidate will also be responsible for supervising undergraduate capstone research projects in linguistics.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL: https://careers.qu.edu.qa
Contact Information:  Ahmad
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