Linguistics Job: open specialization

Suzanne Kemmer kemmer at RICE.EDU
Fri Sep 5 02:52:41 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
excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Fieldwork on
non-Indo-European language is highly desirable.

Rice University is a private, selective institution with undergraduate
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)

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

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

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