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LINGUIST List 17.2983

Thu Oct 12 2006

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, York University

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        1.    Marlyn Aitken, Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada
Date: 10-Oct-2006
From: Marlyn Aitken <dlll1yorku.ca>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, York University, Ontario, Canada


University or Organization: York University
Department: Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.yorku.ca/linguist
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Description:

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level in Linguistics. A PhD in Linguistics, a strong research
record, publications and demonstrated teaching ability are required. The
primary area of specialization is Sociolinguistics (broadly defined) with a
concentration in two or more of the following areas: language and identity,
language contact, language variation and change, language and culture,
discourse analysis. Given the interdisciplinary nature of our graduate
program, special consideration will be given to candidates who can bridge
the above areas.

The successful candidate should be suitable for prompt appointment to the
Faculty of Graduate Studies. All positions at York University are subject
to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action
Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy
can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Completed applications should include a representative selection of
published work and copies of peer and student teaching evaluations.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum
vitae as well as the name, position, e-mail address and telephone numbers
of three referees, and arrange for the three letters of recommendation to
be sent directly to Professor Peter Avery. E-mail applications will not be
considered.

Position Start Date: July 1, 2007

Address for Applications:
Professor Peter Avery, Chair
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
S561 Ross, York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Canada

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2006

Contact Information:
Professor Peter Avery
Email: paveryyorku.ca
Phone: 416-736-5016
Fax: 416-736-5483
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