LINGUIST List 16.1466|
Mon May 09 2005
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Lang Description: Graduate Research Asst, Alaska Native Lang Center, USA
Message 1: Lang Description: Graduate Research Asst, Alaska Native Lang Center, USA
From: Anna Berge <ffambuaf.edu>
Subject: Lang Description: Graduate Research Asst, Alaska Native Lang Center, USA
University or Organization: Alaska Native Language Center
Job Rank: Graduate Research Assistant
Specialty Areas: Language Description
The Alaska Native Language Center has available a graduate research
assistantship for work through an NSF-funded grant to prepare language
learning materials for adults, and to help with transcription and
translation of Aleut texts. Remuneration is DOE and degree completion
plus tuition and fees. Position is funded from September 1, 2005 through
August 31, 2007. The research assistant is employed for 20 hours/week over
the 9-month academic year and full-time during the summer.
Work will include especially language materials preparation and curriculum
development in Aleut. Work may also include fieldwork, text collection,
transcription and translation, analysis, and language elicitation.
Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated interest in Aleut,
language endangerment, or language materials development.
Minimum qualifications: must have adequate training and experience in
linguistics and/or second-language learning. Ability to work with audio
and video files and demonstrated language research preferred. (Knowledge
of Russian is advantageous but not required.)
To apply, please send letter of interest, a current vita, two letters of
recommendation (including one from a current advisor, if applicable) to:
Alaska Native Language Center
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680
Deadline for receipt of applications is May 31.
Address inquiries to Prof. Anna Berge at ffambuaf.edu
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