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Tue Nov 02 2010

Jobs: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Connecticut

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        1.     Diane Lillo-Martin , Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

Message 1: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
Date: 01-Nov-2010
From: Diane Lillo-Martin <linguisticssearchuconn.edu>
Subject: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
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University or Organization: University of Connecticut
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sign Linguistics


Description:

Job Summary: The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level,
expected to start August 23, 2011. The department is interested in
applications from linguists working on sign linguistics, within any area of
formal linguistics. Although the specific domain of linguistics is open,
candidates' research and teaching interests should fit well with those of
the current departmental faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements for a Ph.D. in Linguistics or related
field completed by start date of employment; evidence or promise of a
strong research/publication record; the ability to teach courses in
linguistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; and a primary
focus on generative approaches to sign linguistics. Equivalent foreign
degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications: The ability to work effectively in the context of
diversity through unique skills and talents. For example, the candidate
should contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to
the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; integrate
multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools;
and/or apply understanding of issues such as diversity and multiculturalism
to scholarship.

Appointment Terms: The successful candidate's primary academic appointment
will be within the Department of Linguistics at the main campus in Storrs,
CT. The incumbent may have the opportunity to work at the University's
campuses at Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, or West
Hartford. Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and
experience.

To Apply: Applicants should apply online using Husky Hire, URL below, to
upload their application materials. Review of applications will begin
December 15, 2010, and continue until the position is filled.

The application package should include: 1) cover letter, including an
indication of the candidate's commitment to diversity, 2) statement of
research interests, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) CV, 5) one or
two samples of scholarly writing, and 6) three letters of recommendation
which should be sent directly from the referees to
linguisticssearchuconn.edu. The recommenders may also mail their
recommendation to address below. The recommendations will be uploaded to
your file. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Department of Linguistics
c/o Catalina Ritton
337 Mansfield Road
Unit 1145
Storrs, CT 06269-1145
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.uconn.edu/cg_interim.html
Contact Information:
Diane Lillo-Martin
Email: linguisticssearchuconn.edu

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