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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax


Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position oftenure-track assistant professor in general linguistics, beginning fall2012. The standard teaching load is 2/3. Excellent teaching, scholarlypublication, and service are required for academic advancement.

You will have the opportunity to:- Teach a range of undergraduate courses in linguistics, including anintroductory course. Other regular courses include modern English grammar,history of English, and language in human life (for non-majors). Must beable 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 computationallinguistics; 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 describingteaching experience and research interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3)transcripts (unofficial accepted), and (4) a minimum of three letters ofrecommendation - should be addressed to Professor Michelle Payne, Chair,Department of English. Applicants should submit items 1-3 as separate PDFattachments by email to of applications received by November 1st, 2011 will begin immediately.Applications received after that date may be considered if the position isnot filled from the initial applicant pool. Pending final approval.

Boise State University offers a workload policy for professors aimed togive them more flexibility. You may read more about this:

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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: Contact Information:
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