job listing: sociolinguist

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Fri Sep 15 12:44:15 UTC 2006

Forwarded from Linguist List,

University of Washington Department of Linguistics
Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics; Phonology; ASL
Required Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)


Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, beginning September
2007. A tenure-track appointment is intended in sociolinguistic theory to
support the department's specialization in sociolinguistics. Preferred
research areas include, but are not limited to: variation theory,
variation and syntactic or phonological theory, language contact, language
ideology, or network theory. A secondary specialization combining
sociolinguistics with phonology or ASL is desirable, but not required. The
ideal candidate will complement the department's existing strengths, and
will be eager to interact with students and faculty from the broader
linguistic community at the University of Washington. Applicants should
hold the Ph.D. degree by date of appointment and be highly qualified for
undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research.

Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2006.
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of research and
teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation, should be sent to
Prof. Alicia Wassink. The University of Washington is building a
culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women
and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity /
Affirmative Action employer.

Address for Applications:
Prof. Alicia Wassink, Chair
Sociolinguistic Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
University of Washington
Box 354340
Seattle, WA 98195-4340

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Prof. Alicia Wassink
Email: wassink at
Phone: 206-543-2046
Fax: 206-685-7978

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