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LINGUIST List 21.1989

Mon Apr 26 2010

Jobs: Phonetics or Semantics: Instructor, Carleton University

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        1.    Randall Gess, Phonetics or Semantics: Instructor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Message 1: Phonetics or Semantics: Instructor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Date: 25-Apr-2010
From: Randall Gess <randall_gesscarleton.ca>
Subject: Phonetics or Semantics: Instructor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
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University or Organization: Carleton University
Department: School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Job Location: Ottawa, Canada
Web Address: http://www2.carleton.ca/slals/
Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Semantics


Description:

The School of Linguistics and Language Studies invites applications for a
one-year term position in Linguistics at the rank of Instructor, commencing
July 1, 2010. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics, with a
specialization in one of the core areas (phonetics, phonology, morphology,
syntax or semantics) and a demonstrated enthusiasm for, and excellence in,
undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
undergraduate courses to a culturally diverse student body. This is a
teaching position with a load of seven courses over Fall 2010 and Winter
2011 terms, with a possibility of one of the seven courses being scheduled
for the Spring 2011 term (May-June), subject to preferences of the
successful candidate and the needs of the School. Courses might include
Introduction to Linguistics, Phonetics, Semantics and Linguistic Analysis I
and II, with some repetition possible to minimize course preparation. Basic
course descriptions are available at
http://www.carleton.ca/calendars/ugrad/current/courses/LING/.

The School's B.A. program in Linguistics, which provides students with a
strong formal background, is housed in a unit representing a rich diversity
of perspectives on language, with courses in Linguistics, Applied
Linguistics and Discourse Studies, Arabic, American Sign Language, Chinese
(Mandarin), German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish, as well as
Communication Courses for Disciplines and Professions, and courses in
English as a Second Language for international students, immigrants, and
refugees. Detailed information on the School and our programs can be found
at http://www.carleton.ca/slals/.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, applications from Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Carleton University is strongly
committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of
excellence, cultural enrichment and social strength. We welcome those who
would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its
scholarship, including but not limited to women, visible minorities,
Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual
orientation or gender identity.

Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion
of Ottawa, bounded by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on
the other. Its prime location - minutes from downtown, an international
airport, and the Gatineau Hills - enhances quality of life, and allows for
recreational opportunities for individuals and families. With a population
of almost one million, the city of Ottawa is Canada's capital and reflects
the country's bilingual and multicultural character. Applications should be
submitted to Professor Randall Gess via post or email, addresses below.
Letters of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae as well
as a concise dossier that includes written evidence of teaching
effectiveness. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the
Director. The closing date for the receipt of applications, including the
letters of reference, is May 10, 2010. This position is subject to
budgetary approval.

Application Deadline: 10-May-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Randall Gess
School of Linguistics and Language Studies
215 Paterson Hall
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa K1S 5B6
Canada
Email Address for Applications: randall_gesscarleton.ca
Contact Information:
Randall Gess
Email: randall_gesscarleton.ca

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