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LINGUIST List 18.2408

Wed Aug 15 2007

Jobs: Historical Linguistics: Asst Prof, Yale University

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        1.    Chris McDaniel, Historical Linguistics: Asst Prof, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA


Message 1: Historical Linguistics: Asst Prof, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Date: 14-Aug-2007
From: Chris McDaniel <chris.mcdanielyale.edu>
Subject: Historical Linguistics: Asst Prof, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
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University or Organization: Yale University
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.yale.edu/linguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics is conducting a search to fill a possible
tenure track position in Historical Linguistics at the level of Assistant
or (non-tenured) Associate Professor, to begin in Fall, 2008. Particular
consideration will be given to candidates with broad scholarly interests,
including the relations between historical and synchronic linguistics, and
who have made significant contributions to the comparative study of some
group of historically related languages. Candidates should be assured of
completing the requirements for the PhD by the summer of 2008 at the
latest. Evidence of successful teaching at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels will also be taken into consideration in making an appointment.

Applicants should send a current CV, two or three representative pieces of
research by regular mail only (no emails) and the names of potential
references by 15 December, 2007 to the application address listed below.
Material already submitted in connection with our search in this area in
2006-7 need not be duplicated, but should be explicitly referenced in the
letter of application. Please do not have letters of recommendation sent to
us before we explicitly request them: such unsolicited letters will be
disregarded in the appointment process. We hope to interview potential
candidates at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in
Chicago, IL in January 2008, and additional applications may be submitted
at that time.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we
especially encourage applications from women and members of
under-represented minorities.


Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2008

Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair Historical Search Committee
370 Temple Street Room 204
PO Box 208236
New Haven, CT 06520-8366
USA
Contact Information:
Chris McDaniel
Email: chris.mcdanielyale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2240
Fax: 203-432-4087


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