LINGUIST List 28.1385
Tue Mar 21 2017
Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, Rice University
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Rita Riley <rriley
Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, Rice University, Texas, USA E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization: Rice University
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://ling.rice.edu
Job Title: Lecturer
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics
The Department of Linguistics at Rice University located in Houston, Texas, is now accepting applications for a lecturer position to begin July 1, 2017. The candidate should have research expertise related to sociophonetics, speech perception, and/or laboratory phonology. Experience recording and analyzing language-in-use in local speech communities (either underdocumented/endangered languages, or minority varieties of English) is desirable. This is a two-year appointment with possibility of renewal with a competitive salary. The successful applicant will be asked to teach two undergraduate courses per semester in the areas of Introduction to Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Phonetics/Phonology. S/he will also be expected to participate in departmental activities, and, together with other Linguistics faculty members, lead hands-on workshops for undergraduate students on recording, documenting, and analyzing language in urban communities.
We especially welcome applications from researchers who share the department’s interest in approaching language from a usage-based perspective with solid empirical grounding in primary data, especially approaches of a cognitive, social-interactional, and/or functional nature (see also our department website at http://ling.rice.edu/
Application materials include: cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample of written work, and names and contact information for three references. Past teaching evaluations and/or information about course topics the applicant could teach are also welcome but not required at this time. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 25th 2017. PhD is required by time of appointment.
Please upload your application materials to the application URL below. Materials that are not uploaded through that website will not be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer- Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Application Deadline: 25-Apr-2017
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/9857
Department Administrator Rita Riley
Page Updated: 21-Mar-2017