Job Announcement

Robert Englebretson reng at RUF.RICE.EDU
Tue Sep 2 21:57:59 UTC 2003

(Please direct all e-mail replies and inquiries to ling at .)

Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Rice University

 The Department of Linguistics, Rice University, is seeking to fill a
tenure-track position in linguistics at the level of assistant professor
beginning fall, 2004. The Ph.D. is required.

 The Department of Linguistics at Rice has a strongly functionalist,
usage-based orientation emphasizing language description. The Department
adopts an integrative approach that is sensitive to language in many
dimensions: discourse, social, typological, cognitive, historical and

 We expect the successful candidate to share the orientation of the
Department and to have an outstanding record in research and demonstrated
excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Fieldwork on a
non-Indo-European language is highly desirable.

 Rice University is a private, selective institution with undergraduate and
graduate strengths in science, engineering, the social sciences and the
humanities. Rice places strong emphasis on research and excellence in
classroom teaching. The normal course load is six hours (two courses) per

 Interviews will be held in January, 2004 at the LSA meeting in Boston, MA.
For full consideration, applications including cover letter, CV, three names
of references, and one representative article must be received by November
15, 2003.

Reply to: Faculty Search, Department of Linguistics MS23, Rice University,
P.O. Box 1892., Houston, TX 77251-1892. E-mail: ling at URL:  AA/EOE

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