23.1831, Jobs: General Linguistics: Visiting Asst Prof, UC Santa Barbara

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Subject: 23.1831, Jobs: General Linguistics: Visiting Asst Prof, UC Santa Barbara

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Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 13:47:54
From: Jane Choi [jchoi at hfa.ucsb.edu]
Subject: General Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara, CA, USA

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University or Organization: UC Santa Barbara 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor  

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Field Linguistics


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa 
Barbara seeks to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position in general 
linguistics for the academic year 2012-2013, with the possibility of 
renewal for a second year. Applicants are sought who have a strong 
background in general linguistics and fieldwork experience, as well 
as a strong record of excellent teaching. The Department of 
Linguistics has a commitment to studying language from a functional 
and typologically diverse perspective. Candidates should be able to 
teach graduate and undergraduate courses in core areas of 
linguistics, graduate and undergraduate courses in Field Methods 
and in Language Documentation, as well as other subjects.

The appointment is effective July 1, 2012; fall quarter teaching 
begins September 27, 2012. The course load will consist of 5 
courses distributed over three 10-week terms. Ph.D. in linguistics is 
required at the time of appointment. 

The position will remain open until filled, but to ensure full 
consideration, all application materials, including letters of reference, 
should be received by May 14. Applicants should submit the 
following to search at linguistics.ucsb.edu in PDF only: letter of 
application, a one-page research statement, a one-page teaching 
statement, curriculum vitae, and 2 writing samples. Applicants 
should request that 3 academic letters of reference, at least one of 
which addresses teaching proficiency, be sent directly to 
search at linguistics.ucsb.edu by the May 14 deadline. Applicants 
should also complete the supplemental online data form at 
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/search/coversheet.html. Fax and mail 
applications not accepted. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search 
Committee at search at linguistics.ucsb.edu. Interviews will be 
conducted via Skype video conference call. 

The UCSB Department of Linguistics has a genuine commitment to 
diversity and is especially interested in candidates who can 
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic 
community. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 

Application Deadline: 14-May-2012 (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: search at linguistics.ucsb.edu 
Contact Information:
	Academic Personnel Coordinator Jane Choi 
	Email: jchoi at hfa.ucsb.edu 

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