8.1574, Jobs: General Ling, Mellon Postdoc

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Subject: 8.1574, Jobs: General Ling, Mellon Postdoc

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1)
Date:  	Fri, 31 Oct 1997 13:14:37 -0500 (EST)
From:  <sprolekz at jmu.edu>
Subject:  Asst. Prof. in Linguistics, James Madison U

2)
Date:  Fri, 31 Oct 97 21:13:32 CST
From:  Gregory Ward <ward at pg-13.ling.nwu.edu>
Subject:  MELLON POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  	Fri, 31 Oct 1997 13:14:37 -0500 (EST)
From:  <sprolekz at jmu.edu>
Subject:  Asst. Prof. in Linguistics, James Madison U


Assistant Professor of Linguistics.

Pending funding, we seek applicants for Assistant Professor,
revolving term appointment, in LINGUISTICS to teach a 4-4 load
starting 24 August 1998.  Courses include first-year composition,
surveys, upper division topics courses, and graduate seminars.
Candidates should have PhD in hand by beginning of appointment.
Review of applications begins 10 November and continues until
position is filled.

Please send letter and CV to

Dr. Christina McDonald
Search Committee Chair
English Department, MSC 1801
James Madison University
Harrisonburg,VA 22807

James Madison University is an AA/EOE.  Women and minority candidates
are encouraged to apply.


-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Fri, 31 Oct 97 21:13:32 CST
From:  Gregory Ward <ward at pg-13.ling.nwu.edu>
Subject:  MELLON POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

              MELLON POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University invites
applications for a postdoctoral fellowship funded through a grant to
the University from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The fellowship
is for a period of two academic years, beginning September 1, 1998.
In accordance with the fellowship guidelines, all requirements for the
Ph.D. must be completed prior to the start of the fellowship period.
We are seeking candidates in any subfield of linguistics who have
analyzed primary data (e.g., experimental data, field data, or natural
language corpora) in order to address theoretical issues.  Preference
will be given to candidates whose research interests are
interdisciplinary and mesh with those of the current faculty.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  The
position provides funds for computer facilities and professional
travel.  Mellon postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate fully
in Northwestern's interdisciplinary research environment, teach two
quarter-length courses per year, and present one colloquium per year.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE AT NORTHWESTERN BY DECEMBER 22, 1997.

The application should include the candidate's CV (indicating an
e-mail address), statements of research and teaching interests,
teaching evaluations (if available), and reprints or other written
work.  (Finalists will be asked to submit a copy of the dissertation,
or completed portions thereof, in early January; it is not necessary
to do so at this time.)  Candidates should arrange to have 3-5 letters
of reference sent directly to the search committee by the application
deadline; if possible, one of the letters should specifically address
the applicant's qualifications as a teacher.

Send all materials to:

     Mellon Search Committee
     Department of Linguistics
     Northwestern University
     2016 Sheridan Road
     Evanston, IL 60208-4090
	
     (Tel: 847-491-7020, Fax: 847-491-3770)

E-mail inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair,
Gregory Ward, at mellon at ling.nwu.edu.  The web page for the Department
is: http://www.ling.nwu.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.






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