LINGUIST List 21.4081

Fri Oct 15 2010

Jobs: Hispanic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Texas at El Paso

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        1.     Jon Amastae , Hispanic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, TX, USA

Message 1: Hispanic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, TX, USA
Date: 14-Oct-2010
From: Jon Amastae <nonegiven.com>
Subject: Hispanic Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, TX, USA
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University or Organization: University of Texas at El Paso Department: Department of Languages and Linguistics Job Location: Texas, USA Web Address: http://www.utep.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Hispanic Linguistics


Description:

University of Texas at El PasoCollege of Liberal ArtsDepartment of Languages and LinguisticsAssistant Professor - Hispanic Linguistics

The Department of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Texas atEl Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorof Hispanic Linguistics with an anticipated appointment date in Fall 2011.

The Department of Languages and Linguistics offers the B.A. in linguistics,Spanish, and French, as well as the M.A. in linguistics and Spanish. ThePh.D. in psychology with a concentration in language acquisition andbilingualism is offered by an interdisciplinary faculty from thedepartments of Psychology and Languages and Linguistics. Additionally, thelinguistics faculty operates a laboratory dedicated to empirical researchin areas such as language acquisition, bilingualism, language variation,and corpus linguistics. El Paso offers excellent opportunities forinvestigating these topics because it is located in the largest urbancenter on the US-Mexico border, whose total population of nearly twomillion manifests extensive language contact, bilingualism, and variation.UTEP is recognized as a national model in demonstrating that a universitywith a fundamental commitment to access and diversity can also achieve highlevels of excellence in academic programs and research. For moreinformation, please visit the URL above.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics with specialization inHispanic Linguistics, significant preparation in theoretical linguistics,and scholarly activity that combines theory with empirically groundedinvestigation in areas such as acquisition/bilingualism and/or variation.The successful candidate will show a strong commitment to research andpromise of scholarly achievement as well as a commitment to teaching, Ph.D.in hand by August 2011.

Preferred Qualifications: Experimental/quantitative skills are asignificant plus.

Application Procedure: Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV(Curriculum Vitae), transcripts, copies of representative scholarlyresearch, and name of three references to the application address below.Review of materials will begin immediately and the search will continueuntil the position is filled.

The University of Texas at El Paso does not discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, geneticinformation, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or theprovision of services.

Application Deadline: Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Jon Amastae Linguistics Search Department of Languages and Linguistics The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX 79968-0531 USA Contact Information:
Dr. Jon Amastae Email: nonegiven.com

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