Rice University: One-year lecturer position

Suzanne Kemmer kemmer at rice.edu
Mon Mar 24 21:15:28 UTC 2008


Pending funding approval, the Department of Linguistics
at Rice University is now accepting applications for a
one-year lecturer position. Deadline for receipt of
applications is  April 15, 2008.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching historical
linguistics, a two-semester field methods sequence, and
a fourth course to be determined by mutual agreement.
Ph.D. required by time of appointment, July 1, 2008.

We especially welcome applications from researchers
who share the department's interest in approaching
language from a usage-based perspective with solid
empirical grounding in primary data, especially
approaches of a cognitive,  social-interactional, and/or
functional nature. Experience in fieldwork and language
documentation/revitalization is also desirable.

See also our departmental web site at http://ling.rice.edu.

Application materials include: cover letter, CV, teaching
statement, sample of written work, and three letters of
reference. Past teaching evaluations and/or information
about course topics the applicant could teach are also
welcome but not required at this time.

Rice University is committed to affirmative action and
equal opportunity in education and employment. Rice
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age,
disability or veteran status. Rice University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Address for Applications:

Lecturer Position
Department of Linguistics, MS-23
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

Further questions contact
Dept. Coordinator Rita Riley
rriley at rice.edu

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