LINGUIST List 22.3735

Sat Sep 24 2011

Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

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        1.     Deborah Tannen , Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, DC, USA

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, DC, USA
Date: 24-Sep-2011
From: Deborah Tannen <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, DC, USA
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University or Organization: Georgetown University Department: Linguistics Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University is pleased toannounce one of two tenure-track positions in Sociolinguistics at theAssistant Professor level. We seek candidates who have a strong record ofresearch and teaching, and ability to teach courses at the undergraduateand graduate levels, in any combination of subfields including but notlimited to: analysis of videotaped interaction; computer mediatedcommunication; language and gender, space, politics, religion or identity;intercultural communication; classroom interaction; ormacrosociolinguistics (including language policy and planning, bi- andmultilingualism, and language endangerment). The appointment will start onAugust 1, 2012. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhDdegree by the time of the appointment.

Georgetown University is a global university with ambition to continue tobuild a world-class faculty that is diverse and inclusive in all materialways. We look to welcome to our faculty new colleagues who bring strengthswe do not now have or ones that need reinforcement and extension.Georgetown University is interested in applicants with experience andinterest in 1) communities of color, 2) cultures other than their own, 3)culturally diverse groups and 4) developing and implementing curricula thataddress multicultural issues.

Applications must be sent both by surface mail and by email (in pdfformat), and should be received by November 15, 2011 for fullconsideration. Dossiers should include a letter of application, curriculumvitae, at least one representative publication, and names (with contactinformation) of three references.

Applications should be addressed to the application address and emailaddress below.

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Deborah Tannen, Chair Sociolinguistics Search Committee Linguistics Department, Georgetown University Box 571051, 1437 37th St., N.W., Poulton Hall 240 Washington, DC 20057-1051 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr. Deborah Tannen Email:

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