LINGUIST List 23.1017

Wed Feb 29 2012

What is LINGUIST's Most Popular Resource?

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <>

Date: 29-Feb-2012
From: LINGUIST List <>
Subject: Information on Our Job Postings
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Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,

The LINGUIST List is proud of the resources we make available to our users-from those newly interested in linguistics to professional linguists. Ofall of these, the Jobs area is one of our most popular resources and weneed your help to keep this service going. Please donate at:

With nearly 10,500 jobs posted since 1990, we are the premier source foracademic and professional positions in linguistics. The first year, weposted 4 jobs, and thanks to your support, we posted over 700 in 2011.Please help us continue to provide this service by donating here:(even $5 helps!)

Our Jobs area has evolved with the field of linguistics; our job listingsinclude a wide variety of positions that encompass diverse areas ofresearch, both commercial and academic. We make these job postingsavailable for free in a number of ways. Readers can access jobannouncements through our website(, subscribe toour listserv or RSS ( or followus on Twitter (

To better serve job seekers, we have developed a browseable web interfacethat allows users to view the most recent posted jobs and to sort thislisting by employer name, location, rank/title of the position, linguisticspecialty, or application deadline. This allows users to quickly access andview the information they are looking for. Jobs seekers can also search forjobs with specific criteria using our search function. Here they can selectjob rank, location, linguistics subfield, and/or language to narrow theirresults, allowing them to see only the jobs matching their description. Ourjobs pages are some of the most frequently visited on the vast LINGUISTList site, with over 21,000 unique page views in just one week.

Many of you have may have used our service to post or find a job, and manymore of you will use this service in the coming year. Please donate to ourFund Drive to help us continue posting these jobs! Any amount will help, sowhether you can give $5 or $50, please visit

Thank you for your support,

Christy BirdLINGUIST List Jobs Editor

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