Position Vacancy in Language Documentation and Conservation

Kenneth Rehg rehg at HAWAII.EDU
Wed Oct 4 20:35:35 UTC 2006


POSITION VACANCY

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS IN LANGUAGE 
DOCUMENTATION AND CONSERVATION: The Department of Linguistics at the 
University of Hawai'i at Manoa invites applications for a full-time, 
tenure-track position (position no. 83078) in Language Documentation 
and Conservation, to begin August 1, 2007, or as soon as possible 
thereafter, pending availability of position and funding.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in linguistics or related field. (Those 
currently pursuing a Ph.D. must provide evidence that all degree 
requirements will have been met by the date of hire). Applicants are 
expected to have practical fieldwork experience and a demonstrated 
commitment to the goals of language documentation and conservation, 
as well as a high-quality research record in these areas.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Prior knowledge of one or more Asian and/or 
Pacific languages would be an important asset, as would expertise in 
computational methods of data manipulation, storage, and 
dissemination. We are especially interested in candidates who are 
willing to participate fully in the department's many language 
documentation activities, and whose research and teaching interests 
allow them to interact with faculty and students in the department, 
in other departments, and within the community as well.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, a copy of your CV, copies of 
key, relevant publications, and three letters of recommendation to: 
Chair, Department Personnel Committee, Department of Linguistics, 
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1890 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

CLOSING DATE:  We will begin to evaluate applications and supporting 
materials by December 1, 2006.

INQUIRIES: Same address as application. We regret that we cannot 
accept applications via fax. E-mailed applications must be followed 
by hard copy postmarked (priority mail) by December 1, 2006. (E-mail 
address: 
<http://mail.google.com/mail/mailto:linguist@hawaii.edu>linguist at hawaii.edu). 
Please note that we cannot ensure that all e-mail or fax 
communications in regard to this position will be answered.

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 
institution. We welcome applications from qualified minorities and women.

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