Computational Linguistics or Language Change; Asst or Assoc Prof at U Hawaii

Thu Sep 27 03:17:52 UTC 2001

With apologies for cross-posting.

Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa invites applications for
a full-time tenure-track position (position no. 83467), to begin August 1,
2002, pending availability of position and funding.

The Linguistics Department of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa has a
long-standing commitment to the study of Pacific and Asian languages,
creoles and pidgins, typological and functional approaches to linguistics,
and language acquisition. Typical teaching arrangements are two courses,
either graduate or undergraduate, per semester, with time for research.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in linguistics or a related area (applicants
presently pursuing a Ph.D. must offer evidence that all degree
requirements will have been completed before date of hire).  The
successful applicant will be expected to have produced high quality
research on
(a) computational linguistics, or
(b) language change, with a
focus on grammaticalization, morphology and/or related areas.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: keen interest in and a serious commitment to
research on one or more languages of the Pacific and/or Asia.  We are also
especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching allow them
to interact with colleagues and students in other departments of the
university and to teach courses that will be of interest to a broad range
of students, including those from other departments.

MINIMUM SALARY: Assistant Professor: $42,000; Associate Professor: $51,000
(currently under negotiation).

TO APPLY: send letter of application, copies of key publications, and
three letters of reference 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 15, 2001. Decision-making will begin shortly

INQUIRIES: Same address as applications. We regret that we cannot accept
applications by fax. E-mailed applications must be followed by hard copy
postmarked (priority mail) by December 15, 2001. (E-mail address:
linguist at Please note that we cannot ensure that all e-mail or
fax communications in regard to this position will be answered.

Further information about the Linguistics Department can be found at:

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