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Jobs: English, Linguistic Anthropology, Phonology

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  1. "SL-Library", Temp. position, Spring 1994
  2. , position for linguistic anthropologist
  3. Linguistic Programs at Brown University, POSITION IN PHONOLOGICAL THEORY AT BROWN UNIVERSITY

Message 1: Temp. position, Spring 1994

Date: 29 Oct 1993 16:23:30 -0500Temp. position, Spring 1994
From: "SL-Library" <sl-libraryhermes.bc.edu>
Subject: Temp. position, Spring 1994

The Program in Linguistics, Department of Slavic & Eastern Languages, Boston
College, is seeking a temporary replacement or replacements for three courses
scheduled for Spring 1994 (Jan-May):

 --SL119/EN119 The Craft of Writing (for Foreign Students).
Techniques for writing effective and correct English prose using an awareness
of English grammatical structures along with the concepts of English rhetoric.

The development of English vocabulary, paraphrase, and imitative expression
through the reading of short expository and literary prose.
The opening of creative expression in writing through the reading of modern
poetry and through engagement with process-writing exercises.
The writing of examination essays and of papers through practical exercises.
[The particular section being replaced concentrates on developing the writing
skills and classroom presence of graduate students.]

 --SL356 Classics in Linguistics.
Supervised readings, reports, and discussions on formative and important works
in the development of linguistic thought from the ancient world up through
modern linguistic controversies. Readings are chosen with partial
consideration of students' research interests and [--adjustable--] include key
works of Whitney, Baudouin de Courtenay, de Saussure, Bloomfield, Sapir,
Meillet, Hockett, Hjelmslev, Benveniste, Jakobson, and Chomsky.

 --SL360/EN660 The Teaching of English as a Foreign Language.
An overview of the field of foreign-language learning and teaching from a
linguistic perspective with an emphasis on the problems connected with the
teaching of English to non-native speakers. An examination of the relationship
between views on the nature of language and different approaches to language
teaching. Supervised experience in the teaching of English.

Courses have small enrollments (SL119 appx 16, SL356 appx 6, SL360 appx 20),
students in 356 and 360 (mixed undergraduate/graduate) must have met certain
prerequisites, those in 119 come through a placement test. All three courses
are scheduled for Tuesdays/Thursdays.

Courses would be staffed either as a package (preferred, better stipend) or as
piecework. Appointment status, depending on degree and number of courses, as
Lecturer, Visiting Instructor, or Visiting Assistant Professor.

For further details or referrals contact
either
Prof M.J. Connolly, Chairman, (Connolly/SLhermes.bc.edu)
or
Prof Margaret Thomas (Thomas/SLhermes.bc.edu)

Mail:
Slavic & Eastern Languages
Boston College / Carney 235
Chestnut Hill MA 02167-3806
U.S.A.

telephone +1 617/552.3911

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Oppoprtunity Employer.
This appointment, since it is only a one-semester replacement, is viewed as a
part-time position and is not being posted extensively.

The Department also is recruiting for a full-time junior tenure-track position
for a Slavic Linguist/Philologist. Details on this will be posted shortly.

submitted to The Linguist List by
M.J. Connolly, Chairman
Slavic & Eastern Languages, Boston College
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Message 2: position for linguistic anthropologist

Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1993 11:28:04 position for linguistic anthropologist
From: <RTTNAUVAX.bitnet>
Subject: position for linguistic anthropologist

>Northern Arizona University
>Department of Anthropology
>
>Position Open for
>Linguistic Anthropologist
>Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
>
>Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Linguistic Anthropology is required. A preference
will be shown to candidates who have strong teaching records, and an active
research agenda. The successful candidate will be expected to create
innovative educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level
anthropology students, will need to establish a scholarly research program
compatible with departmental goals and directions, and to contribute to the
applied focus within the department. Given equal qualifications in other
areas, preference will be given to candidates with experience in applied
linguistics and work with Native American languages, especially in the
Southwest.
>
>Current Courses: The average course load for faculty in the department is 3
courses per semester. The primary anthropological linguistic courses currently
 in our curriculum include Survey of Linguistics (I and II), Languages of the
World, and Applied Linguistics. The successful candidate will have the
opportunity to expand on this basic course list at both the undergraduate and
the graduate level.
>
>Application Procedure: Submit letter of intent/interest, CV, and names of at
least three (3) references to R. T. Trotter, II, Chair, Department of
Anthropology, Campus Box 15200, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff,
AZ 86011.
>
>Application Deadline: The search will remain open until the position is
filled. The screening committee may begin reviewing applications Dec. 1, 1993.
>
>Salary: Competitive
>
>Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Institution. Minorities, Women, Handicapped and Veterans are
encouraged to apply.
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Message 3: POSITION IN PHONOLOGICAL THEORY AT BROWN UNIVERSITY

Date: Wed, 04 Aug 93 08:32:57 EDPOSITION IN PHONOLOGICAL THEORY AT BROWN UNIVERSITY
From: Linguistic Programs at Brown University <LINGSCIBROWNVM.bitnet>
Subject: POSITION IN PHONOLOGICAL THEORY AT BROWN UNIVERSITY


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 POSITION IN PHONOLOGICAL THEORY
 (2nd Announcement)
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The Brown University Department of Cognitive & Linguistic
Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor
position in Phonological Theory. Applicants should have obtained the
Ph.D. by September 1994, and have a strong research program in some
aspect of current phonological theory, with teaching ability at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to
candidates with related interests in areas such as acquisition,
computation, historical linguistics, morphology, phonetics,
psycholinguistics, or syntax. Brown is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer: Women and minorities are especially encouraged to
apply. Send vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent publications,
and a cover letter expressing research interests and qualifications to:

Dr. Katherine Demuth, Chair
Phonology Search Committee
Department of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Brown University
Box 1978
Providence, RI 02912

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS DECEMBER 1, 1993.
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