LINGUIST List 10.1405

Sat Sep 25 1999

Jobs: French Socioling, Semantics/First Nations Lang

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  1. Mary Ellen Scullen, French sociolinguistics
  2. Edna Dharmaratne, Semantics and First Nations Languages

Message 1: French sociolinguistics

Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 12:20:00 -0400
From: Mary Ellen Scullen <ms438umail.umd.edu>
Subject: French sociolinguistics

 Tenure-track
Assistant Professor of French beginning Fall 2000.
Specialty in French sociolinguistics. Ph.D. in hand by
Summer 2000. Strong commitment to undergraduate and
graduate teaching, and to research and publication
is essential. Native or near native fluency in French and
English required. Send cv, writing sample, and placement
file including three letters of recommendation to Dr.
Madeleine Cottenet-Hage, Chair, Search Committee,
Department of French and Italian, College Park, MD 20742.
For best consideration, reply by November 30, 1999. MLA
interviews. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to
apply. AA/EEO Title IX employer.

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Message 2: Semantics and First Nations Languages

Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 02:49:20 -0700
From: Edna Dharmaratne <dcarmenunixg.ubc.ca>
Subject: Semantics and First Nations Languages


The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Formal Semantics at the rank of
Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2000. The successful candidate should
have a primary specialisation in Formal Semantics with expertise in the
Syntax/Semantics interface. We especially encourage applicants with a
secondary research interest in any of the following areas: Linguistic
Fieldwork, First Nations Languages and/or other less well-studied
Languages, Language Acquisition, Language Processing. Candidates should
hold a Ph.D. in linguistics, have a demonstrated potential for and a strong
commitment to research, as well as an ability to teach a variety of courses
in linguistics at the graduate and undergraduate levels. This position is
subject to final budgetary approval. 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative samples of
published or unpublished work, and any additional supporting documents to
the address below before November 15, 1999. In addition, applicants should
arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent under
separate cover to:

Dr. Douglas Pulleyblank 
Head
Department of Linguistics
E270-1866 Main Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6T 1Z1
Email: douglas.pulleyblankubc.ca

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We
encourage all qualified persons to apply.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be
given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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English Linguistics and First Nations Languages (American Version)


Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor
in First Nations literatures, preferably with interest and expertise in
First Nations languages and oral traditions. This position will be
established as a cross-appointment with either Linguistics or the new
Interdisciplinary First Nations Studies Program, and applicants should be
interested in contributing to the Interdisciplinary Program in Canadian
Studies or the First Nations Languages Program.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated expertise in teaching at
the under-graduate level and strong evidence of research and publication.
A completed PhD is preferred. The position is available effective July 1,
2000, subject to budget approval.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a sample published article,
a statement on their pedagogy and, where relevant, evidence of performance
and language abilities, and arrange for three letters of reference to be
forwarded either to Dr. Sherrill Grace, Head, Department of English,
University of British Columbia, 397-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
or Dr. Douglas Pulleyblank, Head, Department of Linguistics, University of
British Columbia, E270-1866 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z1. Deadline
for receipt of complete applications is December 1, 1999. In accordance
with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian
citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of British
Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.
 We encourage all qualified persons to apply. 

Edna
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