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LINGUIST List 19.2926

Fri Sep 26 2008

Jobs: Various Subfields: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin

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        1.    Richard Meier, Various Subfields: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, US, USA


Message 1: Various Subfields: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, US, USA
Date: 26-Sep-2008
From: Richard Meier <rmeiermail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Various Subfields: Asst Prof, University of Texas at Austin, US, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/linguistics/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Historical Linguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin invites
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin Fall 2009.
Position funding is pending budgetary approval. Our primary needs lie in
the three following areas of research and teaching: 1) studies of language
variation or language change, whether from a socio-cultural or historical
perspective, 2) pragmatics and discourse structure, and 3)
psycholinguistics, with a focus either on first language acquisition or on
adult processing. Regardless of research area, the successful candidate
will show evidence of having developed an empirically-rigorous program of
research that addresses issues of theoretical import.

Duties include (a) Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in area of
specialization; (b) Directing thesis and dissertation research; (c)
Conducting original research and publication; (d) Advising undergraduate
and graduate students; and (e) Performing departmental, college, and
institutional service.

Requirements include: (a) Ph.D. awarded no later than August 20, 2009; (b)
Excellence or potential for excellence as a teacher, research, advisor, and
leader; and (c) A strong commitment to working with others in the department.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation, evidence of past teaching performance or
teaching potential, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, and sample
published or other written work to the Search Committee at the address
provided below.

The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 1, 2008.

A background check will be conducted on applicant selected.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Richard Meier
University of Texas at Austin
Department of Linguistics
1 University Station B5100
Austin, TX 78712-0198
USA
Contact Information:
Prof. Richard Meier
Email: rmeiermail.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-471-1701
Fax: 512-471-4340
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