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LINGUIST List 20.520

Wed Feb 18 2009

Jobs: Phonology: Visiting Professor, U.C. Santa Cruz

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        1.    Tanya Honig, Phonology: Visiting Professor, U.C. Santa Cruz, CA, USA


Message 1: Phonology: Visiting Professor, U.C. Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Date: 17-Feb-2009
From: Tanya Honig <tbhonigucsc.edu>
Subject: Phonology: Visiting Professor, U.C. Santa Cruz, CA, USA
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University or Organization: U.C. Santa Cruz
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://ling.ucsc.edu/
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonology


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Cruz
announces the opening of a visiting position in phonology for 2009-10
(subject to administrative approval of funding).

Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree in Linguistics and a research and
teaching specialization in phonology. The incumbent will be expected to
contribute breadth to our undergraduate curriculum and will also contribute
to the graduate curriculum. Applicants should provide evidence of
excellence in teaching. The campus is especially interested in candidates
who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic
community through their research, teaching, and service, and it
particularly values those who can play leadership roles in pursuing the
goal of increasing diversity within the campus community.

The department has Ph.D. and M.A. programs in theoretical linguistics
focused on syntax, semantics, and phonology, with a developing strength in
experimental methodologies. It also sponsors two undergraduate majors. The
teaching load for this position will be four courses divided among three
quarters beginning in Fall 2009. Further information about the department,
its faculty, students, and programs is available at http://ling.ucsc.edu/
and at http://lrc.ucsc.edu.

The Department of Linguistics is in the Division of Humanities, which also
includes the Departments of American Studies, Feminist Studies, History,
History of Consciousness, Language Program, Literature, Philosophy, and the
Writing Program. The Division has a strong tradition of collaborative and
interdisciplinary work, and we especially encourage applications from
strongly qualified candidates eager to extend their teaching and research
activities across departmental and disciplinary boundaries.

Salary: $53,200 - $59,500, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics, in hand by the time of
appointment; demonstrated record of excellence in research and in teaching.
Position Available: July 1, 2009. There is a possibility of renewal for
2010-11 (subject to administrative approval and the availability of
appropriate funding).

Applicants should supply a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three
letters of recommendation*, and other supporting documents (e.g., teaching
evaluations, copies of research papers, etc.). Send materials to James
McCloskey, Chair, at the address provided below. Please refer to Position
#T09-39 in all correspondence.

The position will remain open until filled, but in order to be considered
at the initial screening, the complete application (including letters of
recommendation and other supporting documents) must be received by the
department by April 17, 2009.

*All letters will be treated as confidential documents; please direct your
references to UCSC's confidentiality statement at
http://apo.ucsc.edu/academic_policies_and_procedures/cappm/confstm.htm.
This position description is available in alternate formats, which may be
requested from Academic Personnel at (831) 459-4300.

Visit the application website at http://apo.ucsc.edu

Application Deadline: 17-Apr-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
James McCloskey
1156 High Street
Linguistics Department - Stevenson College
U.C. Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
USA
Contact Information:
Administrative Manager Tanya Honig
Email: tbhonigucsc.edu
Phone: 831-459-2905

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