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Thu Mar 13 2003

Jobs: Syntax & Semantics: Instructor, U/of Alberta

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  1. john.newman, Syntax & Semantics: Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta

Message 1: Syntax & Semantics: Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta

Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 21:16:00 +0000
From: john.newman <>
Subject: Syntax & Semantics: Sessional Instructor, University of Alberta

University or Organization: University of Alberta
Department: Department of Linguistics
Rank of Job: Sessional Instructor
Specialty Areas: Semantics, Syntax, 


Sessional Instructor
Department of Linguistics, 
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,
July 1, 2003 to June 31, 2005

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta has an
opening for a Sessional Instructor position, commencing 1 July 2003.
This is a full-time, 24-month appointment. This position will be
appointed under a Sessional Contract at the University of Alberta and
will teach 6 courses (5 undergraduate courses and 1 graduate seminar
OR 6 undergraduate courses. The University of Alberta has 4 terms two
13-week terms (Sept to Dec and Jan to Apr) and two 6-week terms (May
to June and July to Aug). The ideal candidate will hold a PhD degree
and will be able to teach a range of courses in linguistics.
Specialization in syntax and semantics is particularly desirable.
Courses to be taught in 2003-04 include LING 401 Semantics and LING
309 Syntax and Semantics. 

This position will be attractive to a junior colleague who has
recently completed the PhD and is seeking to expand his/her teaching
experience in a research-intensive collegial environment. Faculty
members in the Department are currently engaged in a number of
research projects in bilingual language acquisition and impairment,
psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic aspects of the mental lexicon,
experimental phonetics, the morphosyntax of native languages of the
Americas, corpus linguistics and phonological theory. 

Applications will be accepted until April 21, 2003. The starting
salary will be $49,188 (Canadian) per annum. Merit increments for
satisfactory performance, a comprehensive benefits package and paid
vacation are offered as well. Additional information about the
department can be obtained at Information
about the city of Edmonton can be found at .

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the
names of three referees should be sent electronically as PDF or MS
Word.doc attachments to John Newman, Chair, Department of Linguistics,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada,
(phone: 780-492-5500; fax: 780-492-0806).

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Chair John Newman
	Dept of Linguistics
	University of Alberta
	Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E7
	Applications are due by 21-Apr-2003

Contact Information:
	John Newman.
	Tel: 780-492-5500
	Fax: 780-492-0806
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