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Thu Oct 07 2010
Jobs: General Ling; Lang in the Humanities: Asst Prof, U of Chicago
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General Linguistics; Language in the Humanities: Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Message 1: General Linguistics; Language in the Humanities: Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, IL, USA
From: Jason Merchant <merchantuchicago.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Language in the Humanities: Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, IL, USA
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University or Organization: University of Chicago
Department: Society of Fellows
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: https://fellows.uchicago.edu/index.php
Job Rank: Collegiate Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language in the Humanities
The Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago would like to
announce the following position in the Society of Fellows; linguist Fellows
would typically co-teach with other linguists on campus in a course called
'Language and the Human' (see https://fellows.uchicago.edu/humanities.shtml
for a course description).
The University of Chicago Society of Fellows will begin accepting
applications on August 23, 2010 for four-year postdoctoral teaching
appointments as Harper and Schmidt Fellows who hold the rank of Collegiate
The Fellows are members of the College Faculty whose primary responsibility
is to teach in the general education (Core) program. Candidates should
demonstrate excellence in their original scholarship as well as in teaching.
Applicants may submit applications to be considered in one of the two
- Core courses in the Humanities
- Core courses in the Social Sciences/History of European Civilization
The Fellowships are open to scholars in all disciplines and areas of
specialization who will have completed all requirements for their Ph.D.
degree no later than August 31, 2011. In most years, Fellows teach two
courses (usually of identical preparation) for each of three quarters. Each
Fellow also has the opportunity to design an independent course and each is
eligible for one quarter of research sabbatical in the third year of
residence. The annual salary for 2011-2012 will be $56,500. The effective
date for these teaching appointments will be September 1, 2011.
Online applications must be completed by November 1, 2010. Letters of
recommendation must be submitted online or received in a dossier by
November 11, 2010.
If you are sending a dossier, you may have it sent via email as a single
PDF to the email address below.
Deadline: November 1, 2010
As part of your online application, you will need to provide the contact
information for three references. Note: You will also have the option to
submit a dossier with letters of recommendation instead of having
individuals submit references online.
To complete your application, you'll need to upload the following
- A curriculum vitae
- A description of the most recent major research project, not to exceed
- A teaching statement, not to exceed 750 words, describing your methods
and goals in teaching a text in a general education course. Applicants
should write about a text of their own choosing.
NOTE: Your three online recommendations or your dossier must also be
received no later than November 11, 2010.
November 1, 2010: Online application deadline
November 11, 2010: Deadline for receipt of recommendations/dossier
December 2010 - January 2011: Additional materials will be requested from
February 2011 - March 2011: Selected candidates will be invited for campus
April 2011 - May 2011: All candidates will be contacted at the conclusion
of the search
August 31, 2011: Ph.D. requirements fulfilled
September 1, 2011: Teaching appointments begin
If you have any questions, please contact us via email at the email address
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Application Deadline: 01-Nov-2010
Web Address for Applications: http://fellows.uchicago.edu/index.php
Society of Fellows Coordinator
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