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LINGUIST List 17.2350

Fri Aug 18 2006

Jobs: English & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, North Carolina State U

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        1.    Walt Wolfram, English & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, North Carolina State University, NC, USA

Message 1: English & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, North Carolina State University, NC, USA
Date: 17-Aug-2006
From: Walt Wolfram <walt_wolframncsu.edu>
Subject: English & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, North Carolina State University, NC, USA

University or Organization: North Carolina State University
Department: English
Web Address: http://ncsu.edu/linguistics
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; English Language Variation
Required Language(s): English (eng)


Assistant Professor in Linguistics or Sociolinguistics
Department of English
North Carolina State University
Pos. #000762
EPV #: 06-41-0613

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Qualifications: PhD in Linguistics or Sociolinguistics and strong record of
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Applicants: send letter of application, vita, and contact information for
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is open until filled. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2006.

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