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LINGUIST List 17.2026

Tue Jul 11 2006

Jobs: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Victoria

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        1.    Gretchen Moyer, Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

Message 1: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Date: 11-Jul-2006
From: Gretchen Moyer <gmoyeruvic.ca>
Subject: Syntax: Assistant Professor, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

University or Organization: University of Victoria
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Syntax; East Asian languages


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Victoria invites
applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor position in syntax,
effective 1 July 2007. By the time of appointment applicants are expected
to have a PhD in Linguistics with a specialization in syntax, preferably
with a focus on a language of East Asia, as well as an excellent record of
scholarly achievement and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and
graduate teaching.

The responsibilities of this position include MA and PhD student
supervision and the teaching of syntax in our undergraduate and graduate
programs. As our department values both depth and breadth of scholarly
expertise, additional specializations are welcome: semantics,
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, or other.
To support diversity in our academic programs, we would encourage the
person we hire to develop a course on the structure of their research
language. We seek an individual with the ability to contribute strongly to
the research profile of the Department and its administrative functions.
Collaborative, interdisciplinary research, teaching, and program
development are also encouraged.

Applicants should send, in hard copy, a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, 1-3 publication samples, copies of teaching evaluations, and the
names and e-mail addresses of three referees to:

Dr Leslie Saxon
Chair, Department of Linguistics
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3045, Stn CSC
Victoria, BC, V8W 3P4

Telephone: (250) 721-7422
E-mail: saxonuvic.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications is 1 December 2006. Information
about the Department of Linguistics and its programs can be found on the
Department's website at http://web.uvic.ca/ling/

The University of Victoria is one of Canada's most vigorous comprehensive
universities. The Department of Linguistics has close ties to the
University of Victoria's Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives (CAPI), the
Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Faculty of Education, and in
the Division of Continuing Studies, the English Language Centre and
Certificate Program in Aboriginal Language Revitalization.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages
applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities,
Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and
others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance
with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent
residents will be given priority.
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