LINGUIST List 10.896

Sun Jun 13 1999

Jobs: Syntax, ESL, Phonology

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  1. Gregory Ward, Syntax Position/ESL Lecturer; Northwestern University
  2. John A. Goldsmith, Phonology; Asst Prof at University of Chicago

Message 1: Syntax Position/ESL Lecturer; Northwestern University

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 99 9:30:22 CDT
From: Gregory Ward <wardpg-13.ling.nwu.edu>
Subject: Syntax Position/ESL Lecturer; Northwestern University


			SYNTAX POSITION
		 DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
		 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University anticipates a
full-time tenure-track assistant professorship in syntax with starting
date of September 1, 2000. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in
linguistics or a related field by the starting date. We seek
candidates with a primary specialization in syntax whose work
addresses the connections between syntax and other components of the
grammar (e.g., phonology, semantics, information structure).
Preference will be given to candidates with language breadth and/or
expertise in computational, experimental, or quantitative
methodologies.

To receive full consideration, applications should arrive by December
10, 1999. Please send a CV (indicating an e-mail address), statements
of research and teaching interests, reprints or other written work,
teaching evaluations (if available), and the names of three
references. Candidates should arrange to have the letters of
reference sent directly to the search committee. Send materials to:

		Syntax Search Committee
		Department of Linguistics
		Northwestern University
		2016 Sheridan Road
		Evanston, IL 60208-4090
		USA

		(Tel: 847-491-7020, Fax: 847-491-3770)

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Chris Kennedy, the chair of the
search committee, at kennedynwu.edu. The web page for the Department
is: http://www.ling.nwu.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.



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			 ESL LECTURER
		 DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
			NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University seeks a
Lecturer to coordinate the ESL Program which it administers for the
Graduate School and to direct the new International Summer Institute
for incoming international graduate students and visitors.
Responsibilities include curriculum development and instructor
training for both programs; oral proficiency testing of potential
international teaching assistants; advising and consultation on issues
related to English proficiency; and teaching two quarter-length
courses in Linguistics each year, in areas such as bilingualism,
second language acquisition, or applied linguistics.

This is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable appointment
with an initial two-year term. The starting date is January 1, 2000,
or later, though not later than June 1, 2000.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field
by the starting date. Substantial experience teaching ESL to
international graduate students, including TAs, is required.
Experience in program administration and curriculum development is
highly desirable.

To ensure full consideration, applications must arrive by October 15,
1999. Please send a CV (with e-mail address); statements of teaching
and research interests; teaching evaluations; samples of syllabi or
other instructional materials; and reprints or other written work.
Candidates should have 3-4 letters of reference sent directly to the
search committee by the application deadline; one should address the
candidate's teaching ability; another, if possible, should address the
candidate's qualifications in administration and/or curriculum
development. Send all materials to:

	ESL Lecturer Search Committee
	Department of Linguistics
	Northwestern University
	2016 Sheridan Road
	Evanston, IL 60208-4090 
	(Tel: 847-491-7020, Fax: 847-491-3770)

Send e-mail inquiries to linguisticsnwu.edu. Information on the
Department of Linguistics and the ESL Program is available at
http://www.ling.nwu.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.



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Message 2: Phonology; Asst Prof at University of Chicago

Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 09:32:59 -0700
From: John A. Goldsmith <jagoldsmmidway.uchicago.edu>
Subject: Phonology; Asst Prof at University of Chicago


The Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago, expects to fill
a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning
Fall 2000. We are looking for a scholar of exceptional promise with
high competence in Phonology. The successful candidate should have
demonstrated a research agenda that seeks to establish new trends of
scholarship. He or she will be expected to teach at both the graduate
and undergraduate levels.

Interested parties should submit a CV, a detailed statement of their
research agenda over the next few years, a sample of their scholarly
writing, and at least three letters of recommendation (sent directly
to us by the references). In the CV, please include contact
information through December 15, 1999. Send all materials by October
15, 1999 to:

Linguistics Search Committee 
Department of Linguistics 
University of Chicago 
1010 E. 59th Street 
Chicago, IL 60637
linguisticsuchicago.edu

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment
Opportunity employer.
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