Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Slavic Linguistics at University of California – Berkeley, Deadline November 15

The following message comes to CEERES from Johanna Nichols, UC Berkeley:

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a position in Slavic linguistics, Assistant Professor (tenure track), to begin on 1 July 2011. We seek candidates with broad specialization in Slavic linguistics, expert knowledge of Russian and at least one other Slavic language (plus some knowledge of other languages of East Europe and Eurasia), training in the cultures of the area, and competence in language pedagogy. The candidate is expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs in Slavic Languages and Literatures and in neighboring fields, including linguistics. Interdisciplinary interests and expertise are desirable. Demonstrated research excellence and teaching ability (and a PhD degree) are required.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of scholarship (hard copies and electronic files) and three letters of recommendation (hard copies). Applicants should refer their referees to the UC Berkeley Statement of Confidentiality at http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.  Application must be postmarked no later than November 15, 2010; early applications are encouraged. Interviews will be held at the AATSEEL convention on January 6-9, 2011.

UCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The campus is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.

Send materials by mail to:

Irina Paperno, Department Chair
Attention: Slavic linguistics search
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
6303 Dwinelle Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-2979
tel. 510-642-2979

Electronic files:
Moriah VanVleet, Academic Personnel Assistant

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