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LINGUIST List 23.1831

Tue Apr 10 2012

Jobs: General Ling; Field Ling: Visiting Asst Prof, UC Santa Barbara

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Date: 10-Apr-2012
From: Jane Choi <jchoihfa.ucsb.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Field Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara, CA, USA
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University or Organization: UC Santa Barbara
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Field Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa
Barbara seeks to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position in general
linguistics for the academic year 2012-2013, with the possibility of
renewal for a second year. Applicants are sought who have a strong
background in general linguistics and fieldwork experience, as well
as a strong record of excellent teaching. The Department of
Linguistics has a commitment to studying language from a functional
and typologically diverse perspective. Candidates should be able to
teach graduate and undergraduate courses in core areas of
linguistics, graduate and undergraduate courses in Field Methods
and in Language Documentation, as well as other subjects.

The appointment is effective July 1, 2012; fall quarter teaching
begins September 27, 2012. The course load will consist of 5
courses distributed over three 10-week terms. Ph.D. in linguistics is
required at the time of appointment.

The position will remain open until filled, but to ensure full
consideration, all application materials, including letters of reference,
should be received by May 14. Applicants should submit the
following to searchlinguistics.ucsb.edu in PDF only: letter of
application, a one-page research statement, a one-page teaching
statement, curriculum vitae, and 2 writing samples. Applicants
should request that 3 academic letters of reference, at least one of
which addresses teaching proficiency, be sent directly to
searchlinguistics.ucsb.edu by the May 14 deadline. Applicants
should also complete the supplemental online data form at
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/search/coversheet.html. Fax and mail
applications not accepted. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search
Committee at searchlinguistics.ucsb.edu. Interviews will be
conducted via Skype video conference call.

The UCSB Department of Linguistics has a genuine commitment to
diversity and is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic
community. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer.

Application Deadline: 14-May-2012 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: searchlinguistics.ucsb.edu
Contact Information:
Academic Personnel Coordinator Jane Choi
Email: jchoihfa.ucsb.edu

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