Job announcement - open rank joint position in Hispanic Linguistics
wcroft at unm.edu
Tue Oct 25 19:37:31 UTC 2011
(apologies for cross-posting)
The University of New Mexico
Department of Linguistics
Professor of Hispanic Linguistics - Open Rank
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Department of
Linguistics seek applicants for an open rank appointment in Hispanic
Linguistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). The position is
contingent upon final budgetary approval. It is expected that the
appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate
Professor rank. The position is probationary leading to a tenure
decision. Appointment will begin in August 2012. The Ph.D. must be in
hand prior to appointment. Responsibilities will include teaching in
the areas of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate level,
graduate student mentoring, and service. Competitive salary.
This is a joint position in two departments that maintain close ties.
The Hispanic Linguistics program in the Department of Spanish and
Portuguese at UNM specializes in sociolinguistics, language variation
and change, second language acquisition, Spanish as a heritage
language, and phonology. For further information on the department,
please see our website: http://www.unm.edu/~spanport/.
The Department of Linguistics specializes in cognitive-functional
approaches to the study of language, including corpus and
empirically-based studies, cross-linguistic research, and typology.
We have special strength in Native American linguistics and language
revitalization, the study of signed languages, and Spanish
linguistics. The Navajo Language Program is housed in the department,
as is the Signed Language Interpreting Program. For further
information on the department, please see our website
Minimum qualifications Ph.D. by August 2012 in Linguistics, Hispanic
Linguistics or a closely-related field. Primary research focus on
Preferred qualifications (a) specialization in Corpus Linguistics,
particularly spoken corpora; (b) discourse analysis from a functional
perspective; (c) bilingualism and/or first language acquisition; (d)
research and teaching in Portuguese linguistics; (e) excellence in
scholarship in areas of specialization; (f) excellence in teaching.
UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical,
dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers
educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent
education programs. For a more complete explanation of the benefits,
please go to http://hr.unm.edu/ and click on the Benefits link.
Date for best consideration: December 1, 2011
Closing Date: Open until filled
Enquiries about this position can be addressed to: Professor William
Croft, wcroft at unm.edu.
For details on application requirements or to apply, visit the
UNMJobs website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ Please reference Posting
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the
diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer and Educator. Women and underrepresented minorities
are encouraged to apply.
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