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LINGUIST List 22.3786

Wed Sep 28 2011

Jobs: General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax: Asst Prof, Boise State U

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        1.     Russell Willerton , General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Boise State University, ID, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Boise State University, ID, USA
Date: 27-Sep-2011
From: Russell Willerton <russellwillertonboisestate.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax: Assistant Professor, Boise State University, ID, USA
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University or Organization: Boise State University
Department: English
Job Location: Idaho, USA
Web Address: http://english.boisestate.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax


Description:

Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position of
tenure-track assistant professor in general linguistics, beginning fall
2012. The standard teaching load is 2/3. Excellent teaching, scholarly
publication, and service are required for academic advancement.

You will have the opportunity to:
- Teach a range of undergraduate courses in linguistics, including an
introductory course. Other regular courses include modern English grammar,
history of English, and language in human life (for non-majors). Must be
able to develop a course in morphology and syntax.
- Teach other courses on a regular basis such as modern English grammar;
history of English; language, culture, and society; and psycholinguistics.
- Participate in the ongoing development of the linguistics program.

Other courses to be developed might include semantics; pragmatics;
historical linguistics; field methods; introduction to sociolinguistics;
first and second language acquisition; corpus and computational
linguistics; and/or other courses within the candidate's sub-specialties.

At a minimum you should have:
- Ph.D. in general linguistics required by time of appointment
- Ability to develop a course in morphology and syntax

Application Procedures:
Application materials - consisting of (1) letter of application describing
teaching experience and research interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3)
transcripts (unofficial accepted), and (4) a minimum of three letters of
recommendation - should be addressed to Professor Michelle Payne, Chair,
Department of English. Applicants should submit items 1-3 as separate PDF
attachments by email to genlingboisestate.edu, with the applicant's
surname and the document type in the title of each document (e.g.,
smith_cover.pdf).

Item 4 (reference letters) should be submitted hard-copy through a dossier
service or directly from the references to the application address below.

If necessary, alternative procedures for application may be arranged with
Russell Willerton, Hiring Coordinator, at russellwillertonboisestate.edu.
Review of applications received by November 1st, 2011 will begin immediately.
Applications received after that date may be considered if the position is
not filled from the initial applicant pool. Pending final approval.

Boise State University offers a workload policy for professors aimed to
give them more flexibility. You may read more about this:
http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i45/45b02401.htm.

About the University: http://www.boisestate.edu/

About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/

About the Department: http://english.boisestate.edu/

About the Linguistics Lab: http://english.boisestate.edu/eng/linglab

As of August 17, 2009, Boise State University is a smoke free campus.

Application Deadline: 1-Nov-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Michelle Payne
Chair, Department of English
Re: General Linguistics Search
Boise State University, 1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1525
USA
Email Address for Applications: genlingboisestate.edu
Contact Information:
Russell Willerton
Email: russellwillertonboisestate.edu


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