LINGUIST List 21.3351

Fri Aug 20 2010

Jobs: Chinese Ling (Syntax/Syntax-Semantics): Asst Prof, Ohio State U

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        1.    Debbie Knicely, Chinese Linguistics (Syntax/Syntax-Semantics): Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, OH, USA

Message 1: Chinese Linguistics (Syntax/Syntax-Semantics): Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, OH, USA
Date: 20-Aug-2010
From: Debbie Knicely <>
Subject: Chinese Linguistics (Syntax/Syntax-Semantics): Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, OH, USA
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University or Organization: The Ohio State University Department: East Asian Languages and Literatures Job Location: Ohio, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Chinese Linguistics (Syntax/Syntax-Semantics)

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Chinese Linguistics at TheOhio State University.

The Ohio State University's Department of East Asian Languages andLiteratures (DEALL) seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Chineselinguistics at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting Autumn 2011. Fieldof specialization is syntax (or syntax-semantics interface), with secondaryinterests in such areas as dialect studies and/or discourse analysis(broadly construed). Native or near-native command of Mandarin Chinese isrequired, and knowledge of one or more other Chinese dialects would behighly desirable. The successful candidate joins one of the mostcomprehensive and dynamic departments in East Asian languages in the U.S.,and will share with another faculty member the responsibility ofmaintaining the full set of course offerings in the department's vibrantM.A. and Ph.D. program in Chinese linguistics. The individual will alsoassist in undergraduate-level courses in Chinese linguistics and Chineseculture, both existing and new courses that support the department'smission. S/he will have opportunities to develop new directions inlinguistics course offerings, including potential linguistics courses thatconnect with other DEALL faculty members' research and teaching oflocalized cultures from different perspectives and disciplines. Researchopportunities also exist for interdisciplinary connections with numerouscolleagues in other fields at Ohio State (e.g., linguistics, cognitivescience, education, etc.). The successful candidate will be expected to beactive in research and publication, to meet standard departmental teachingrequirements and to perform service duties as required by the departmentand the university. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculumvitae, publications and/or writing samples, and three letters ofrecommendation to the application address below.

To build a diverse faculty, women, minorities, veterans, disabled veteransand individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Ohio StateUniversity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Screening of applications will begin on 1 November 2010 and continue untilthe position is filled.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Marjorie Chan, Chair Chinese Linguistics Search Committee Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University 398 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road Columbus, OH 43210 USA Contact Information:
Professor Marjorie Chan Email:

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