19.2191, Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, University of Victoria

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Subject: 19.2191, Jobs: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, University of Victoria

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Date: 08-Jul-2008
From: Gretchen McCulloch < gmoyer at uvic.ca >
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

 

	
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University or Organization: University of Victoria 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 
Web Address: http://www.uvic.ca/ling/

Job Rank: Assistant Professor  

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics 


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Victoria invites
applications for an entry-level  tenure-track Assistant Professor in
sociolinguistics beginning 1 July 2009. By the time of appointment
applicants are expected to have a PhD in Linguistics with a specialization
in sociolinguistics, and a secondary specialization in an area that builds
on the department's strengths. The sub-areas within sociolinguistics that
are most compatible with our department's vision are those informed by
empirical research in areas such as language and identity, endangered
language studies, language variation and change, language and culture, or
social discourse. Please address your secondary specialization in your
letter of application. We are seeking candidates with an excellent record
of scholarly achievement and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate
and graduate teaching.

The responsibilities of this position include MA and PhD student
supervision and teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Our
department has particular strengths in linguistic description and theory,
speech production and perception, second language and applied linguistics
research, community-based research, and languages of the Pacific Rim,
including Asian and North American languages. We seek an individual with
the ability to contribute strongly to the research profile of the
department and its administrative functions. Collaborative,
interdisciplinary research, teaching, and program development are also
encouraged.


Application Deadline: 17-Nov-2008 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Dr. John Esling 
	Department of Linguistics 
	University of Victoria 
	PO Box 3045, STN CSC 
	Victoria, BC V8W 3P4 
	Canada  
Contact Information:
	Ms Gretchen McCulloch 
	Email: gmoyer at uvic.ca 
	Phone: 2507217424 
	Fax: 2507217423 





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