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Job Announcement: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

English; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Employer: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Title: Assistant Professor in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.311
Date Submitted: 17-Jan-2013
Job Description: The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, invites academics to apply for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, with specialization in Sociolinguistics.

While the research specialization within Sociolinguistics is open, preference would be given to candidates who work in Interactional Sociolinguistics. This position is newly created as part of the School’s strategic initiative to build selected areas of strength into centres of teaching and research excellence. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research as well as teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Currently, the Division has a strength of thirteen full-time faculty members, several part-time lecturers and tutors, four postdoctoral fellows, and about ten Ph.D. students. As one of the youngest Divisions in the School, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies has been making rapid progress in all aspects of its work, including the development of programmes of study and new areas of research. For further information about the Division, please refer to the following website:

NTU is a research university committed to providing a comprehensive educational experience in a multicultural environment. It offers competitive annual salaries, strong research support, and is committed to nurturing faculty development.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment at the application URL below and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae (including records of competitive grants and graduate supervision, if any), personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, writing samples, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to the application address below.

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor in Sociolinguistics, LMS” in the subject line and enquiries about the position can be addressed to Associate Professor Francesco Cavallaro at the contact email address below.

Application will close on 28 February 2013. Review of the applications will commence after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2013
Open until filled
Application Address: Chair, Search Committee  C/O Head
Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore    637332
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL:
Contact Information: Francesco  Cavallaro , Associate Professor
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