[lg policy] Position Vacancy: U Hawaii Manoa, Language Documentation & Conservation

Andrea L. Berez andrea.berez at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 17:40:47 UTC 2015


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POSITION VACANCY ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS (LANGUAGE
DOCUMENTATION AND CONSERVATION)

http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/20674/3107372/1/postdate/desc

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF LINGUISTICS IN LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION AND
CONSERVATION: The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai‘i at
Mānoa invites applications for a full- time, tenure-track position
(position no. 82782) in Linguistics, with specialization in language
documentation and conservation, to begin August 1, 2015, or as soon as
possible thereafter.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in area of
specialization; advise graduate students; conduct and publish research in
area of specialization; pursue opportunities for external funding; perform
related tasks as assigned.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in area of
specialization; advise graduate students; conduct and publish research in
area of specialization; pursue opportunities for external funding; perform
related tasks as assigned; serve as department chair if selected.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field. (ABDs must
provide evidence that the PhD will be in hand by 08/01/2015). Applicants
are expected to have experience and expertise in language documentation and
conservation, fieldwork experience, an active research program, and a
substantial research record. Evidence of successful teaching in
undergraduate and/or graduate linguistics courses is required.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Ph.D. in Linguistics or related field. At least four
years of full-time college or university service at the rank of Assistant
Professor or equivalent. Applicants are expected to have scholarly
achievement, experience and expertise in language documentation and
conservation, fieldwork experience, an active research program, and a
substantial research record. Evidence of proficiency in teaching in
undergraduate and/or graduate linguistics courses is required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional specialization in phonology or a
language or languages of the Pacific (especially Austronesian languages).
We are interested in candidates able to participate fully in the
department’s many language documentation and conservation activities, and
whose research and teaching interests enhance and complement the strengths
of the department. We seek someone who is able to interact well in
teaching, training, and supervision of graduate students, and with faculty
in our department and in other departments.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY: Send a letter of application, CV, copies of key relevant
publications, teaching and research statements, and names and contact
information for three referees by email to linguist at hawaii.edu with
"Assistant/Associate Professor" in the subject line.
Although electronic submissions are preferred, hard copy applications are
acceptable if postmarked by March 1, 2015. Address to: Chair, Hiring
Committee, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1890
East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Failure to submit all
required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete.

CLOSING DATE: Continuous recruitment: Evaluation of applications and
supporting materials will begin as applications are received and continue
until the position is filled. Applications received by March 2, 2015 will
be given priority.

INQUIRIES: Same address as application (linguist at hawaii.edu). We regret
that we cannot accept applications via fax. Phone: 808-956-8602.

The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
institution. UH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age,
disability or veteran status.
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Andrea L. Berez
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Director, Kaipuleohone UH Digital Language Archive
Technology editor, *Language Documentation & Conservation*
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~aberez
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