LINGUIST List 21.625

Sat Feb 06 2010

Jobs: General Ling, First Nations Lang: Post Doc, U of British Columbia

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        1.    Edna Dharmaratne, General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada

Message 1: General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada
Date: 05-Feb-2010
From: Edna Dharmaratne <>
Subject: General Linguistics, First Nations Languages: Post Doc, University of British Columbia, Canada
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University or Organization: University of British Columbia Department: Linguistics Job Location: British Columbia, Canada Web Address:
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; First Nations Languages



The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia invitesapplications for a possible position for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow,contingent on funding, to begin 1 July 2010. This position enables innovativeand collaborative teaching between the Fellow and outstanding UBCprofessors. This is part of a UBC and Faculty of Arts program to help launchthe careers of new scholars showing early promise as excellent universityteachers and researchers. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will haveopportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research, aswell as to be part of a cohort of early-career scholars sharing methods andexchanging ideas for excellent teaching.

One of the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow positions may be located within theUBC Department of Linguistics. As well as its strengths in phonetics,phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, first language acquisition,psycholinguistics, and field linguistics, the UBC Department of Linguisticshas a commitment to the theoretically informed study and documentation ofFirst Nations (indigenous) languages. (See from outstanding applicants in any area of specialization inlinguistics are welcome.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will be appointed for one year, beginningJuly 1, 2010. Applicants will normally be within 3 years of being awarded thePhD. The successful candidate will teach three single-semesterundergraduate courses per year under the supervision of an experiencedprofessor. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit hard copies of a letter of application, a statement ofteaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching potential, a sampleof written work, and a C.V. to:

MAIL: Joseph Paul Stemberger, Head Department of Linguistics Totem Field Studios 2613 West Mall University of British Columbia Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 Canada

FAX: 604-822-9687


Applicants should also have three confidential letters of reference sent to theaddress noted above. Complete applications received by March 5, 2010 willbe given priority.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and iscommitted to employment equity. All quality persons are encouraged toapply.

Application Deadline: 05-Mar-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Joseph Stemberger Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia Totem Field Studios, 2613 West Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada Contact Information:
Mrs Edna Dharmaratne Email: Phone: 6048224256

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