LINGUIST List 32.2913

Mon Sep 13 2021

Jobs: Anthropological Linguistics: Open-rank position in linguistic anthropology, University of Chicago

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Date: 09-Sep-2021
From: Constantine Nakassis < cnakassiuchicago.edu>
Subject: Anthropological Linguistics: Open-rank position in linguistic anthropology, University of Chicago, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Chicago
Department: Anthropology
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: https://anthropology.uchicago.edu/
Job Title: Open-rank position in linguistic anthropology

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago invites applications for an open rank position in linguistic anthropology, to begin as early as July 1, 2022.

We welcome applications from linguistic anthropologists whose empirical, field-based research is grounded in social theory and speaks to questions of broad anthropological significance. We are interested in candidates whose scholarship expands linguistic and semiotic approaches to language and communicative practice, with particular interest in linguistic anthropologists whose research intersects with the study of indigeneity, gender and sexuality, or critical informatics and new media. We seek a candidate eager to participate in the Department’s and University’s academic community. The successful candidate will teach in their area of research, contribute to the linguistic anthropology curriculum, and help strengthen ties between the subfield and other disciplines.

Application Instructions:
Applicants are expected to have the PhD in hand by the start of appointment. Applications should include:
- a current curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least three referees;
- a cover letter that describes your research and teaching profile, as well as your professional plan for the next 3–5 year period;
- a research statement addressing current research and future plans for research; (4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy;
- a sample of scholarly writing.
Those applying for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor should include one writing sample, such as a dissertation chapter, journal article, or book chapter. Applicants for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor should include two writing samples, such as journal articles or book chapters.

Applicants should apply online at the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at the link provided below.

Review of applicants will begin by November 1, 2021; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled or the search has closed.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunityuchicago.edu with their request.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://apply.interfolio.com/92756
Contact Information:
Constantine Nakassis
Email: cnakassiuchicago.edu
Phone: (773) 834-4810


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