LINGUIST List 9.1054

Tue Jul 21 1998

Jobs: Phonology, Eastern Ling, Socio/General Ling

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  • Gisbert Fanselow, Phonology--U Potsdam
  • linguist, Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica
  • Ralph Fasold, Socio/General Ling

    Message 1: Phonology--U Potsdam

    Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 15:24:04 +0200 (MET DST)
    From: Gisbert Fanselow <>
    Subject: Phonology--U Potsdam

    The University of Potsdam has just advertised a

    C3 position in phonology

    German C3 positions are roughly equivalent to associate professorships at other places. The position is tenured.

    The position was advertised in the most recent editions of DIE ZEIT and DUZ (Deutsche Universitaetszeitung).

    Applications must reach

    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Loschelder Rektor Universitaet Potsdam Postfach 60 15 53 D - 14415 Potsdam Germany

    within four weeks.

    I hope I will have placed some more information on the position, the department and the German way of applying for a professorship at

    by Wednesday.

    Gisbert Fanselow Motto: Linguist - tough job, but someone's gotta do it.

    Address: Linguistics Department University of Potsdam P.O. Box 601553 D-14415 Potsdam Germany Fon: x49-331-977-2446 Fax: x49-331-977-2761 URL:

    Message 2: Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica

    Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 17:12:45 +0800
    From: linguist <>
    Subject: Institute of Ling--Academia Sinica



    The Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office), Academia Sinica invites applications from citizens of the Republic of China for research positions leading toward tenure track posts. Currently, two tenure-track positions are open. Non-tenure track post-doctoral positions pending budg etary approval are also available. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to those in the following fields:

    1. Austronesian languages

    2. Chinese dialect studies (especially Min and Hakka dialects) and/or phonology (including phonetics)

    3. Cognitive linguistics, computational linguistics or semantics.

    Applicants already holding a Ph.D. will be considered for the position of Assistant Research Fellow (equivalent to Assistant Professor) or Post-doctoral Research Specialist. These are purely research positions and no teaching is required. The minimum salary is NT842,640 (about US$25,535)/yr for Assistant Research Fellow, plus bonuses such as health insurance.

    Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate school, an abstract of the dissertation (including the title, chapter by chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main conclusions), and three letters of recommendation to

    Dr. Paul Li, Director Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office) Academia Sinica Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan

    Applications are accepted continuously until the positions are filled. Every three month, shortlisted applicants will be notified and requested to send in complete dissertation for final review and evaluation.

    For more information, applicants should write to the address above , or send e-mail to "" or fax: 886-2-26523162.

    Message 3: Socio/General Ling

    Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 19:56:51 -0400
    From: Ralph Fasold <>
    Subject: Socio/General Ling

    The Georgetown University Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a one-year replacement position in sociolinguistics and general linguistics for the 1998-99 academic year. The candidate will teach two courses in the Fall 1998 semester, as follows:

    - Introduction to Language, an introductory linguistics course for undergraduate non-majors;

    - Sociolinguistic Variation, a graduate-level course on the quantitative study of social influences on language variation;

    In the Spring of 1999, the candidate will teach three more courses at the upper-level undergraduate or graduate levels in sociolinguistics, with the precise details to be worked out according to the specialization of the successful candidate and the needs of the department.

    The candidate will also be expected do advising in his or her area of expertise, and would also have the opportunity to mentor Masters Research Papers (more or less the equivalent of M.S. Theses). The position pays $30,000 for the year.

    We will begin reviewing applications as received, and will continue until August 15th. To apply, send a cover letter, CV, sample publication, and the names and addresses (including email) of three referees to:

    Ralph W. Fasold Department of Linguistics Georgetown University Washington, DC 20057-1051 USA

    You may find more information about the Georgetown department on the web at:

    Georgetown University is an AA/EO employer.

    Ralph W. Fasold

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