* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 19.665

Thu Feb 28 2008

Jobs: General Ling, Language Documentation: Program Director, NSF

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


The LINGUIST List strongly encourages employers to use non-discriminatory standards in hiring policy. In particular we urge that employers do not discriminate on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality, age, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. However, we have no means of enforcing these standards.

Job seekers should pay special attention to language in ads regarding employment requirements and are encouraged to consult our international employment page at http://linguistlist.org/jobs/jobnet.html. This page has been set up so that people can report on the employment standards of various countries.

To post to LINGUIST, use our convenient web form at http://linguistlist.org/posttolinguist.html
Directory
        1.    Bethany Townsend, General Linguistics, Language Documentation: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA


Message 1: General Linguistics, Language Documentation: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
Date: 28-Feb-2008
From: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>
Subject: General Linguistics, Language Documentation: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
E-mail this message to a friend

University or Organization: National Science Foundation
Department: Division of Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences
Web Address: http://nsf.gov
Job Rank: Program Director

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Documentation


Description:

The National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for a Program
Director position in the Linguistics Program within the Division of
Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS), Directorate for Social and
Behavioral Sciences, Arlington, VA. The Linguistics Program seeks
highly innovative and interdisciplinary proposals aimed at supporting
scientific research of all types that focus on human language as an object
of investigation. The program supports research on the syntactic,
semantic, phonetic, and phonological properties of individual languages and
of language in general; the psychological processes involved in the use of
language; the development of linguistic capacities in children; social and
cultural factors in language use, variation, and change; the acoustics of
speech and the physiological and psychological processes involved in the
production and perception of speech; and the biological bases of language
in the brain.

Ideally we are also seeking expertise for the new program in Documenting
Endangered Languages. This program supports work on furthering our
descriptions and understanding of languages that will likely cease to be
spoken within a generation or two. The Program Director will need a broad
understanding of linguistic theory, linguistic fieldwork, language rights
issues, and the quickly evolving range of technological approaches to
language documentation.

For more information regarding this job, view this link:

http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/getjob.asp?JobId=68866573&AVSDM=2008%2D02%2D22+00%3A03%3A02

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Jacqueline Jackson
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd, Room 315
Arlington, VA 22230
USA
Contact Information:
Ms. Jacqueline Jackson
Email: jjacksonnsf.gov
Phone: (703) 292-8044
Fax: (703) 292-9185


Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue




Please report any bad links or misclassified data

LINGUIST Homepage | Read LINGUIST | Contact us

NSF Logo

While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.