LINGUIST List 30.1627

Mon Apr 15 2019

Jobs: Caspian; Gilaki; Mazanderani; Semnani; Talysh; Language Documentation: Post Doc, Stony Brook University

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Date: 12-Apr-2019
From: Richard Larson <Richard.Larsonstonybrook.edu>
Subject: Caspian; Gilaki; Mazanderani; Semnani; Talysh; Language Documentation: Post Doc, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Stony Brook University
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: https://www.linguistics.stonybrook.edu
Job Title: Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali ​Postdoctoral Associate in Endangered Iranian Language

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation; Iranian Languages; Descriptive Linguistics

Required Language(s): Gilaki (glk)
                            Mazanderani (mzn)
                            Semnani (smy)
                            Talysh (tly)
                            Caspian

Description:

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali ​Postdoctoral Associate in Endangered Iranian Languages

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)
- Doctoral Degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Iranian Languages, Linguistics or a related fields in hand by June 1, 2019.
- Knowledge of current practices/research in Iranian Languages, Linguistics or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Near native speaker fluency in one of the Caspian languages. A record of research in one of the Caspian languages.
- Knowledge of Persian language and Iranian Linguistics.
- Strong record of publication in Linguistics.
- Documented teaching excellence. Knowledge of, or familiarity with, Northwestern Iranian language.
- Specialization in one of more of Syntax, Phonology or Morphology.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali ​Postdoctoral Associate in Endangered Iranian Languages​ ​​​will assist the Principal Investigator, ​Richard Larson, in the department of Linguistics. The incumbent will conduct research in Caspian languages and ensure that the research objectives are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The research objective for the term of employment is to develop a grammar of one of the Caspian Languages with the support and mentorship/assistance of faculty from the Stony Brook Department of Linguistics.

The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.

Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research in Caspian languages and construction of a Caspian language grammar.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
Teach one undergraduate course per year in the Department of Linguistics
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.​

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900502&tz=GMT-04%3A00
Contact Information:
Professor Richard Larson
Email: Richard.Larsonstonybrook.edu
Phone: 6316327777
Fax: 6316329789

Page Updated: 15-Apr-2019