Job announcement: Sociolinguistics

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Tue Sep 12 14:34:10 UTC 2006

Forwarded from Linguist-List

University or Organization: University of South Carolina
Department: English Department / Linguistics Program
Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics


The Linguistics Program and the English Department at the University of
South Carolina are searching for a tenure-track faculty member in
sociolinguistics to begin in Fall 2007. Strong teaching ability in one or
more of the following subdisciplines is desirable: sociophonetics,
language contact, and/or discourse analysis. A secondary specialization in
English linguistics is preferred. The appointment (in the English
Department) will involve teaching undergraduate and graduate linguistics
courses, plus thesis and dissertation supervision. The successful
candidate will demonstrate a commitment both to excellence in research and
teaching, and will have the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Screening of
applicants will begin October 15, 2006 to continue until the position is

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names
and addresses of three references by post. An electronic copy [.pdf, .doc,
.rtf, .wpd] of each of these documents should also be sent. Additional
information about the Linguistics Program and the Department of English
Language and Literature is available at and

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The
University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or
employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis
of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual
orientation or veteran status.

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