Assistant or Associate Professor: Sociolinguistics

Benjamin K Bergen bergen at HAWAII.EDU
Thu Sep 26 01:19:53 UTC 2002


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa
invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position (position no.
83008), to begin August 1, 2003 pending availability of position and

The Linguistics Department of the University of Hawai'i 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:  PhD in linguistics or a related area (applicants
presently pursuing a PhD must offer evidence that all degree requirements
will have been completed before date of hire).  The successful applicant
will be expected to have conducted high quality research, including
empirical work, in sociolinguistics.  Applicants must be willing and able
to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area(s) of

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  experience with and an interest in languages of
Asia and/or the Pacific; a desire and ability to cultivate connections
with other departments and programs within the university (e.g.,
sociology, anthropology, gender studies, ethnic studies); an aptitude for
linking teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

MINIMUM SALARY:  $48,312.00.

TO APPLY:  Send letter of application, copies of key publications, and
three letters of reference to:  Personnel Committee, Department of
Linguistics, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1890 East-West Road, Moore
Hall 569, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

CLOSING DATE:  We will begin to evaluate applications and supporting
materials by November 29, 2002.  Decision-making will begin shortly

INQUIRIES:  Same address as applications.  We regret that we cannot accept
applications via fax.  E-mailed applications must be followed by hard copy
postmarked (priority mail) by November 29, 2002.  (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. The
department website is

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

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