LINGUIST List 21.4829

Wed Dec 01 2010

Jobs: Language Documentation & Conservation: Asst Prof, U of Hawai'i

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        1.     Kamil Deen , Language Documentation & Conservation: Assistant Professor, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, HI, USA

Message 1: Language Documentation & Conservation: Assistant Professor, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, HI, USA
Date: 30-Nov-2010
From: Kamil Deen <>
Subject: Language Documentation & Conservation: Assistant Professor, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, HI, USA
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University or Organization: University of Hawai'i at Manoa Department: Department of Linguistics Job Location: Hawaii, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation & Conservation


Assistant Professor of Linguistics in Language Documentation &Conservation: The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i atMānoa invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (positionno. 85018) in Language Documentation & Conservation, to begin August 1,2011, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in linguistics or related field. (ABDs mustprovide evidence that all degree requirements will have been met by thedate of hire). Applicants are expected to have practical fieldworkexperience and a demonstrated commitment to the goals of languagedocumentation & conservation, expertise in computational methods of dataarchiving, manipulation and dissemination as well as a high-qualityresearch record in these areas. Evidence of superior teaching ability inundergraduate and/or graduate linguistics courses is required.

Desirable Qualifications: Prior knowledge of one or more Asian and/orPacific languages; expertise in phonology, typology, morphology, or fieldpsycholinguistics. We are especially interested in candidates who arewilling to participate fully in the department's many languagedocumentation activities, including taking a leadership role in theelectronic journal, Language Documentation & Conservation, and whoseresearch and teaching interests allow them to interact with faculty andstudents in the department, in other departments, and within the communityas well.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Send a letter of application, CV, copies of key relevantpublications, teaching and research statements, and three letters ofrecommendation to the address below.

Closing Date: We will begin to evaluate applications and supportingmaterials by January 14, 2011.

Inquiries: Same address as application. We regret that we cannot acceptapplications via fax. E-mailed applications must be followed by hard copypostmarked (priority mail) by January 14, 2011. (E-mail address below).Please note that we cannot ensure that all e-mail or fax communications inregard to this position will be answered.

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative actioninstitution. UH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age,disability or veteran status.

Application Deadline: 14-Jan-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair, Department Personnel Committee Department of Linguistics University of Hawai'i at Manoa 1890 East-West Road, Moore 569 Honolulu, HI 96822 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Acting Chair Kamil Deen Email: Phone: 8089568602

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