Job: Pidgin; Creole & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, Dartmouth College

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Sat Oct 6 14:02:51 UTC 2007

Pidgin; Creole & Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, Dartmouth College, Hanover,

University or Organization: Dartmouth College
Department: Program in Linguitics & Cognitive Science
Web Address:

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Creole                             Pidgin



The Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Dartmouth College
invites applications for a tenure track position in Sociolinguistics at the
rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2008. Candidates should hold a
PhD in linguistics by Fall 2008. Duties will include teaching a broad range
of courses at the undergraduate level (four courses per year), advising,
supervision of student research, and implementation of an original research


Top consideration will be given to those candidates whose research is
informed by the collection of primary linguistic data from lesser studied
or endangered languages. Applicants should have a solid, well-defined
research agenda in sociolinguistics, preferably in the areas of, language
contact, pidgins/creoles, language variation or dialectology. In addition,
applicants should have experience with undergraduate instruction and a
commitment to teaching excellence.

Application Details:

We will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2007. Electronic
submissions are preferred. Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one
sample publication or piece of written work in pdf format, and teaching
evaluations (if available). In addition, applicants should arrange for
three letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover to the same
postal address.

Interviews will be held in January, 2008, at the LSA meeting in Chicago.
Dartmouth College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer which
encourages applications from minority group members and women.

Email address: Linguistics.and.Cognitive.ScienceDartmouth.EDU

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Ioana Chitoran
Dartmouth College
Program in Linguistics & Cognitive Science
6220 Reed Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Ioana Chitoran
Phone: (603) 646-3403
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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