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LINGUIST List 18.3108

Tue Oct 23 2007

Jobs: Morphology/Semantics/Socioling: Asst Prof, Wayne State University

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        1.    Ljiljana Progovac, Morphology/Semantics/Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA


Message 1: Morphology/Semantics/Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
Date: 23-Oct-2007
From: Ljiljana Progovac <progovacwayne.edu>
Subject: Morphology/Semantics/Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Wayne State University
Department: Linguistics Program
Web Address: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/Linguistics/

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Semantics; Sociolinguistics


Description:

The Linguistics Program invites applications for a tenure-track position at
the Assistant Professor level, with specialization in Morphology,
Semantics, or Sociolinguistics (with preference for Urban Dialectology).
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in more than one of
the areas specified above. The candidates should have the PhD degree by the
summer of 2008. Duties include a sustained research program, a teaching
load of four courses per year, and departmental/university service.

Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.wayne.edu: refer to
job posting 034715. The application should include a CV, two representative
samples of work (e.g. two chapters or two papers), and a letter of
application addressed to Richard Grusin, Chair, Department of English.
Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent
to Richard Grusin, Chair, Department of English at the address given below.
Applications will be reviewed from November 27, 2007 until the position is
filled. Please specify in your application if you will be available for an
interview at the LSA meeting in Chicago. Any preliminary inquiries can be
directed to Ljiljana Progovac, Director, Linguistics Program.

The Linguistics Program, an interdisciplinary program in theoretical and
descriptive linguistics, offers both an undergraduate major and the MA
degree. Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education
offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 31,000 students in
metropolitan Detroit. Wayne State University is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minority candidates are especially
encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Richard Grusin
Chair, Department of English
5057 Woodward
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.wayne.edu
Contact Information:
Ljiljana Progovac
Email: progovacwayne.edu



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