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Fri Feb 04 2011

Jobs: Ling with Various Specializations: Visiting Prof, Reed College

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        1.     Matt Pearson , General Linguistics with Various Specializations: Visiting Professor, Reed College, OR, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics with Various Specializations: Visiting Professor, Reed College, OR, USA
Date: 03-Feb-2011
From: Matt Pearson <pearsonmreed.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics with Various Specializations: Visiting Professor, Reed College, OR, USA
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University or Organization: Reed College
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://academic.reed.edu/linguistics/
Job Rank: Visiting Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Documentation; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Sign Languages


Description:

Reed College seeks applications for a one-year visiting position in
Linguistics at the Assistant Professor level for the 2011-12 academic year,
to commence August 2011.

We are interested in outstanding candidates from all areas of linguistics.
However, we especially invite applications from candidates with a strong
teaching and research specialization in 2 or more of the following areas:
sociolinguistics (a focus on languages/communities outside the United
States is preferred), pragmatics and discourse analysis, historical
linguistics, language acquisition, semantics, or the structure of sign
languages. Candidates with experience in experimental or computational
methods, and/or research on an under-studied language or language family,
are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching and advising
student research projects is also highly desirable. PhD or ABD in
Linguistics required for appointment.

Reed College is a selective liberal arts institution with a commitment to
teaching excellence and scholarship. The appointee will join a small but
comprehensive undergraduate linguistics department and offer five semester
courses over the academic year. The position also involves supervising
year-long senior thesis projects on a wide array of topics within linguistics.

Please submit a letter of application describing teaching and scholarly
interests, along with CV, samples of scholarly work, and three letters of
recommendation. Application materials should be submitted electronically as
PDF (preferred) or Word attachments to the application email address below.
(Writing samples or other materials which are only available in hard copy
form may be sent to the address below.) All application materials must be
received by March 1, 2011.

For further information about this position, please contact Matt Pearson
(contact email below). An equal opportunity employer, Reed College values
diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Linguistics Search Committee
c/o Karin Purdy
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
USA
Email Address for Applications: linguistics.searchreed.edu
Contact Information:
Matt Pearson
Email: pearsonmreed.edu
Phone: 503-517-7618

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