Paul Kei Matsuda

Job Ad: Assistant Professor in Historical/Comparative Linguistics

Assistant Professor in Historical/Comparative Linguistics

Required: Ph.D. in Linguistics or a related discipline; college-level teaching experience; and evidence of a compelling record of ongoing, high quality research and publication in Historical/Comparative linguistics. A demonstrated interest in the history of English.

Desired: Experience using historical and contemporary corpora in research and teaching; a demonstrated interest in non-European languages.

Teaching load is 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with a significant research agenda. Teaching opportunities are at undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD levels. Candidates will be expected to teach relevant courses on historical and comparative linguistics and typology.

The appointment will be in the Department of English ( Arizona State University is a large metropolitan university with programs in linguistics housed in various departments.

Applicants must send: Cover letter, vita, names and contact information for three professional references. Send to: Chair of Historical/Comparative Linguistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0302. Application Deadline (no faxes or emails): postmarked by October 13, 2008; if not filled, then every Monday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE).

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