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Tue Mar 01 2011
Jobs: Asia-Pacific Region Langs: 2 Positions, Australian National U
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1. Nick Evans ,
Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region: 2 Linguist Positions (Level B/C), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Message 1: Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region: 2 Linguist Positions (Level B/C), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
From: Nick Evans <Nicholas.Evansanu.edu.au>
Subject: Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region: 2 Linguist Positions (Level B/C), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
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University or Organization: Australian National University
Job Location: Canberra, Australia
Web Address: http://www.anu.edu.au/
Job Rank: 2 Linguist Positions (Level B/C)
Specialty Areas: Languages of the Asia-Pacific Region
2 Linguist Positions, Australian National University
We are seeking two outstanding early career Linguists with a strong
fieldwork-based background, and a research program focusing on one or more
understudied languages of the Asia-Pacific Region.
We are looking to fill one continuing (Level B/C) and one fixed-term (Level
With these appointments we wish to broaden and deepen our research in the
region. We are particularly interested in applicants who will strengthen
our collective expertise through work in one or more of the following
areas: anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, multilingualism,
historical linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, lexicography, language
documentation, statistical and/or computational approaches to analysing
cross-linguistic variation, typology, variationist approaches.
Applicants should have existing field experience in one or more sites of
the Pacific/Asia region or relevant field experience elsewhere and concrete
plans to develop a new field site in the Pacific/Asia region.
A substantial amount of time is available for ongoing research, and initial
set-up funding for research is available. We are seeking outstanding
early-career linguists ready to join a team with a long tradition of
responding to the scientific, humanistic and social challenges posed by
this region's extraordinary linguistic diversity.
In addition to research, these positions will apply for competitive
research funding, undertake some teaching, supervise PhD students and
contribute to administrative activities within the School and the
Department. We have a particular commitment to fieldwork-based research on
little-known languages across the region, especially in its hotspots of
fragile linguistic diversity (such as Melanesia, South Asia, and Southeast
As part of our drive to rectify historical gender imbalances in our
linguistics program, we are particularly keen to encourage highly-qualified
Further details of the positions can be obtained at:
ANU Internal and external - http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=1879
Seek - http://www.seek.com.au/Job/linguist/in/act/19199690
Application Deadline: 21-Mar-2011
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/PositionDetail.aspx?p=1879
Professor Nick Evans
Phone: 02 6125 0028
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