Tenure-track position: Georgetown University

Joseph Farquharson jtfarquharson at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Sep 8 02:43:25 UTC 2006


Hi Silvia:
  
  Do you think I could apply for the job below? Honest opinion needed.
  
  Joseph

Kendall King <akk25 at georgetown.edu> wrote:  The Linguistics Department at Georgetown University invites  
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in its  
sociolinguistics concentration. The ideal candidate will be familiar  
with a range of conceptual, analytical and methodological approaches  
to language and social interaction; have a strong record of  
scholarship analyzing language in context; and be interested in  
applying the results of those analyses to 'real world' issues and  
problems. Areas of specialization might include but are not limited  
to: language and the professions (e.g. law, government, business);  
classroom discourse, including multilingual interaction and (multi) 
literacies; media discourse; minority languages and dialects; gender  
and language; pidgins and creoles; language socialization in and  
outside of school; or child discourse. PhD must be in hand by August  
2007. Send letter of application, CV, and at least one publication to  
Sociolinguistics Search Committee, Department of Linguistic s, Box  
571051, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1051. For full  
consideration, applications must be received by October 17.  
Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to  
be sent to the same address or by email to tannend at georgetown.edu.  
Campus visits are tentatively scheduled for late November/early  
December. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative  
Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with  
disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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Joseph T. Farquharson, BA Hon. (UWI), M.Phil. (Cantab.) 
Department of Linguistics                                           
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