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Fri Oct 28 2011

Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics: Asst Prof, U of Alaska Anchorage

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        1.     David Bowie , Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA


Message 1: Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA
Date: 26-Oct-2011
From: David Bowie <david.bowieuaa.alaska.edu>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA
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University or Organization: University of Alaska Anchorage
Department: English and Anthropology (Joint Appointment)
Job Location: Alaska, USA
Web Address: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Description:

The Departments of English and Anthropology at the University of Alaska
Anchorage invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant professor
position in anthropological linguistics, beginning August 2012. The position
requires a PhD in anthropology, English, linguistics, or a related discipline by
1 July 2012. Academic concentration must be in anthropological linguistics,
linguistic anthropology, or a very closely allied subfield. We seek someone
with a record of ethnographic fieldwork, broadly defined, who is capable of
teaching courses in linguistics and anthropology at both the undergraduate
and graduate levels. Geographical area of expertise is open, but candidates
with a research agenda involving the circumpolar or northern Pacific Rim
regions are particularly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate's application
will demonstrate a record of or commitment to research involving indigenous
peoples.

The position is a tripartite appointment that will involve teaching two courses
in the Department of English and one in the Department of Anthropology each
semester; maintaining an active research program in the field of
specialization; and providing service to the departments, university, and
community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop
new courses for both departments, and candidates are invited to address this
in their cover letter.

Please apply electronically at the application URL below. Be prepared to
attach a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position, a curriculum
vitae, a statement of research interests (including a description of your
approach to linguistics), a writing sample (not to exceed 30 pages), a
teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample
syllabus, and a sample assignment outline), and the names and contact
information for three professional references. Please arrange to send hard
copies of transcripts and three recommendation letters directly to Dr. David
Bowie at the application address below. Review of applications will begin
immediately, but screening will continue until the position is filled, with
applications received by 1 December 2011 receiving fullest consideration.

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution. Applicant must be
eligible for employment under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of
1986 and subsequent amendments. Your application for employment with
UAA is subject to public disclosure.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. David Bowie, Chair
English/Anthropology Joint Search Committee
Department of English, 3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508-4614
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://www.uakjobs.com/
Contact Information:
David Bowie
Email: david.bowieuaa.alaska.edu


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