LINGUIST List 21.3977

Fri Oct 08 2010

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assoc Prof, U of Utah

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        1.    Shantel de Arraiz, General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA
Date: 08-Oct-2010
From: Shantel de Arraiz <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Associate Professor, University of Utah, UT, USA
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University or Organization: University of Utah Department: Linguistics Job Location: Utah, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Utah invitesapplications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor tobegin July 1, 2011, pending budgetary approval. Candidates must hold anearned doctorate in Linguistics and show a strong record of sustainedresearch and departmental citizenship.

While the area of primary focus is open, the successful applicant must havea theoretical perspective on data drawn from an empirical domain includingthe languages of the peoples indigenous to the Americas, have intereststhat mesh well with those of the present faculty of the department,college, and university, and contribute actively to the success of thedepartment's research, teaching, service, and outreach missions. Duties offaculty members include sustaining a high-quality research program,mentoring graduate and undergraduate student-scholars, teaching courseswhich are part of the departmental curriculum, and providing departmentaland/or university service.

In addition to the departmental role, the successful applicant will also beappointed as Director of the Center for American Indian Languages (CAIL).One of the primary duties of the appointee is to bring a vision for CAIL'sfuture that builds on, enhances, and augments its current strengths andongoing successes, and which integrates the activities of CAIL into thelarger university community, while continuing and expanding its role in thecommunity. Experience in administration, collaborative outreach, andfund-raising, as well as ability to support and facilitate varying researchperspectives, will be considered.

Salary is competitive, and commensurate with abilities and experience. TheUniversity of Utah offers a generous benefits package and research support.Review of applicants will begin on November 15, 2010 and continue until theposition is filled. A letter of application, a CV, and the names of threereferences should be sent to the address below. Out of courtesy toapplicants and referees, reference letters will be required only at a laterstage of the process.

The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to itspolicies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs,activities, and employment. Employment decisions are made without regard torace, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with adisability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to provide equalaccess for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed toarrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with thesepolicies should be reported to: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action, (801) 581-5365 (V/TDD).

Please refer to our website at for morecomplete information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Edward Rubin, Chair Department of Linguistics 255 South Central Campus Drive, Ste. #2300 Salt Lake City, UT 84112 USA Contact Information:
Shantel de Arraiz Email: Phone: 801-585-9785 Fax: 801-585-7351

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