linguistics position

Wed Oct 25 04:05:58 UTC 2000

CSU, Chico
Tenure-Track Position in Linguistics

The English Department at California State University, Chico seeks an
assistant professor who specializes in the syntax/semantics interface and
language acquisition.  A Ph.D. in linguistics with a focus on lexically or
construction driven grammar and acquisition is required. Field research and
/or experimental methods associated with 1st or 2nd language acquisition are
preferred. Ability and experience in teaching both introduction to
linguistics and Second Language Acquisition theory and methods, with a
demonstrated record in teaching and scholarship. Responsibilities include
introductory linguistics, semantics, functional syntax and introduction to
the theory and practice of second language acquisition and contributing to
the departments developing BA in linguistics. Exact assignment is dependent
upon department needs and background of individual.  Candidates should be
knowledgeable about and interested in working with California's diverse
student population.  As a university that educates students of various
ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff and
seek to create as diverse a pool of candidates as possible.  Appointment
will be at the assistant professor level.  Position begins Fall 2001.  To
ensure full consideration, application must be received by DEC, 1, 2000.
Send letter, dossier and  3 recs. to Lynn Elliot, Chair, English Dept.,
California State University, Chico CA 95929-0830.  Chico is an EEO/AA/ADA
employer, and only employs individuals lawfully authorized to work in the

for further information, please contact:

Dr. Sara Trechter, Asst. Professor
English Department and Linguistics
CSU, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0830
phone: 530 898-5447
fax: 530 898-4450
email: strechter at

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