24.341, Jobs: Language Documentation: Assoc/Full Prof, University of British Columbia

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Subject: 24.341, Jobs: Language Documentation: Assoc/Full Prof, University of British Columbia

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Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:29:19
From: Geraldine Pratt [geraldine.pratt at ubc.ca]
Subject: Language Documentation: Associate/Full 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://www.arts.ubc.ca
Job Rank: Associate Professor; Full Professor

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


Chair, First Nations Languages Program

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications
for a tenure-stream faculty position in the field of First Nations Language
Documentation, Conservation, and Revitalization. Appointment at an advanced
rank (Associate Professor or Full Professor) will be considered, and
candidates with experience in institutional collaboration with Indigenous
communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment in a discipline
directly relevant to the documentation, conservation, and revitalization of
endangered languages, cultures, and Indigenous knowledge systems; a record of
or clear potential for excellent research, teaching, publication, and student
supervision; a strong commitment to mentoring Aboriginal students and
community practitioners and teachers; and a history of success in ethical
engagement and respectful collaboration with Aboriginal communities,
organizations, and institutions. Experience in curriculum development for
and/or the teaching of endangered languages would be an asset, as would
expertise in computational methods for database analysis and archiving.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2013, or as soon as possible
thereafter, and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Review of
applications will begin February 19, 2013 and will continue until the position
is filled.

Applications and queries about the Chair position should be directed to the
attention of: Dr. Geraldine Pratt, Associate Dean, c/o Judy Barry, Dean’s
Office, Faculty of Arts, UBC at http://www.arts.ubc.ca/

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity and diversity within its community.  We
especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups,
women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority
sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and
knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all
qualified persons to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada will, however, be given priority.

For the complete advertisement and details on specific application
requirements for the FNLG Chair position, please visit the application website
address below.

Application Deadline:  
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	Judy Barry 
	Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts 
	University of British Columbia 
	1866 Main Mall (Buchanan A240) 
	Vancouver V6T 1Z1 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.arts.ubc.ca/faculty-and-staff/academic-postings/ 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Geraldine Pratt 
	Email: geraldine.pratt at ubc.ca 

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