26.2118, Jobs: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

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Subject: 26.2118, Jobs: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

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Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:47:15
From: Amy Forsyth [aforsyth at ling.upenn.edu]
Subject: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics: Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania 
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA 
Web Address: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/
Job Title: Lecturer A
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania invites
applications for a full-time one-year lecturer position in the study of
language variation. The position will begin on July 1, 2015. The successful
candidate must have the Ph.D. completed before taking the position. 

The Department is interested in the general study of language variation, which
includes change and variation across languages and dialects as well as in a
single speech community. The successful candidate will teach courses in
syntactic variation, language contact, and/or multilingualism; and must
provide evidence of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate should
also demonstrate a strong interest in language variation as it contributes to
our understanding of the language faculty. 

Candidates are to apply at the application website below. Include a Cover
Letter, CV, and Teaching Evaluations.  Also submit the names and contact
information of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of
recommendation. The University will contact the recommenders with instructions
on how to submit their letters. Review of applications will begin on April 22,
2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to
the contact email address below. 

The Department of Linguistics is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for
Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty
(for more information see:
http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The
University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities,
women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to

Application Deadline: 26-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/564 
Contact Information:
	Program Coordinator Amy Forsyth 
	Email: aforsyth at ling.upenn.edu 

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