24.340, Jobs: Language Documentation: Asst Prof, University of British Columbia

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Subject: 24.340, Jobs: Language Documentation: Asst Prof, University of British Columbia

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Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:23:52
From: Patricia A. Shaw [patricia.a.shaw at ubc.ca]
Subject: Language Documentation: Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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University or Organization: University of British Columbia 
Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
Web Address: http://fnlg.arts.ubc.ca
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Documentation; First Nations/Aboriginal Language Conservation and Revitalization


The First Nations Languages Program in the Faculty of Arts at the University
of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position
at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Endangered First
Nations/Aboriginal Language Documentation, Conservation, and Revitalization.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (or to have
progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent) in a
discipline directly relevant to the documentation, conservation, and
revitalization of endangered languages, cultures, and Indigenous knowledge
systems. Applicants will demonstrate a record of or clear potential for
excellent research, teaching, curriculum development, publication, and student
supervision. Applicants will also have a strong commitment to mentoring
Aboriginal students, and a history of success in ethical engagement and
respectful collaboration with Aboriginal communities, organizations, and/or
institutions. Experience in curriculum development for and/or the teaching of
endangered languages would be an asset, as would expertise in information,
archival, and/or museum studies.

The appointment is to begin on 1 July 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter,
and is subject to final budgetary approval. Application materials should be
received either in hard copy or via email no later than 19 February 2013.

Applications and queries about this position should be directed to the
attention of: Dr. Patricia A. Shaw, Professor and Chair, First Nations
Languages (FNLG) Program.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and
diversity within its community.  We welcome applications from members of
visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities,
persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the
skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We
encourage all qualified persons, and especially Aboriginal/Indigenous
scholars, to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will
be given priority.

For the complete advertisement and details on specific application
requirements for this Assistant Professor position, please visit the
application website address below.

Application Deadline: 19-Feb-2013 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Dr. Patricia A. Shaw 
	Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts 
	University of British Columbia 
	1866 Main Mall, Buchanan A240 
	Vancouver V6T 1Z1 
Email Address for Applications: patricia.a.shaw at ubc.ca 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.arts.ubc.ca/faculty-and-staff/academic-postings/ 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Patricia A. Shaw 
	Email: patricia.a.shaw at ubc.ca 

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