21.4384, Jobs: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Connecticut

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Subject: 21.4384, Jobs: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Connecticut

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Date: 01-Nov-2010
From: Diane Lillo-Martin [linguisticssearch at uconn.edu]
Subject: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

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Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 13:05:34
From: Diane Lillo-Martin [linguisticssearch at uconn.edu]
Subject: Sign Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

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University or Organization: University of Connecticut 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Connecticut, USA 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uconn.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor  

Specialty Areas: Sign Linguistics


Job Summary: The Department of Linguistics, in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, is accepting
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level,
expected to start August 23, 2011. The department is interested in
applications from linguists working on sign linguistics, within any area of
formal linguistics. Although the specific domain of linguistics is open,
candidates' research and teaching interests should fit well with those of
the current departmental faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements for a Ph.D. in Linguistics or related
field completed by start date of employment; evidence or promise of a
strong research/publication record; the ability to teach courses in
linguistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; and a primary
focus on generative approaches to sign linguistics. Equivalent foreign
degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications: The ability to work effectively in the context of
diversity through unique skills and talents. For example, the candidate
should contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to
the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; integrate
multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools;
and/or apply understanding of issues such as diversity and multiculturalism
to scholarship.

Appointment Terms: The successful candidate's primary academic appointment
will be within the Department of Linguistics at the main campus in Storrs,
CT. The incumbent may have the opportunity to work at the University's
campuses at Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington, Waterbury, or West
Hartford. Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and

To Apply: Applicants should apply online using Husky Hire, URL below, to
upload their application materials. Review of applications will begin
December 15, 2010, and continue until the position is filled.

The application package should include: 1) cover letter, including an
indication of the candidate's commitment to diversity, 2) statement of
research interests, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) CV, 5) one or
two samples of scholarly writing, and 6) three letters of recommendation
which should be sent directly from the referees to
linguisticssearch at uconn.edu. The recommenders may also mail their
recommendation to address below. The recommendations will be uploaded to
your file. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010 
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Department of Linguistics 
	c/o Catalina Ritton 
	337 Mansfield Road 
	Unit 1145 
	Storrs, CT 06269-1145 
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.uconn.edu/cg_interim.html 
Contact Information:
	Diane Lillo-Martin 
	Email: linguisticssearch at uconn.edu 

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