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LINGUIST List 21.2308

Fri May 21 2010

Jobs: General Ling; Critical Theory/Cultural Studies: Post Doc, Cornell

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        1.    Phanomvan Love, General Linguistics; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies: Post Doc, Cornell University, NY, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies: Post Doc, Cornell University, NY, USA
Date: 20-May-2010
From: Phanomvan Love <pi25cornell.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies: Post Doc, Cornell University, NY, USA
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University or Organization: Cornell University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://ling.cornell.edu
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies


Description:

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of
Linguistics at Cornell University invites applications for a two-year
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship. The term of the appointment is from July 1,
2011 to June 30, 2013. The Department of Linguistics seeks a specialist in
any area of linguistics with additional expertise in critical
theory/cultural studies. The successful candidate will have a primary
background in a core area of linguistics (phonetics, phonology, syntax,
semantics), together with a sophisticated understanding of critical theory
and/or cultural studies, including but not limited to areas such as
poetics, stylistics, gender studies, queer theory, postcolonial studies,
globalization studies. The objective of the position will be to play a role
in establishing a dialogue between linguistics and allied humanities
fields. Candidates will be expected to teach two courses per year, one at
the undergraduate, one at the graduate level. PhD required.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should send a CV, detailed
statement of research interests, writing sample, course proposals for the
courses the Mellon Fellow will teach while in residence at Cornell, and at
least three letters of recommendation by November 26, 2010 to the address
below.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and educator. Women and minorities
are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Program Administrator Mary Ahl
Society for the Humanities
Cornell University
27 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853
USA
Contact Information:
Mary Ahl
Email: mea4cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-4086

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