The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position (position no. 83008), to begin January 1, 2002 or August 1, 2002 (subject to negotiation) pending availability of position and funding.

The Linguistics Department of the University of Hawai'i has a long-standing commitment to the study of Pacific and Asian languages, creoles and pidgins, typological and functional approaches to linguistics, and language acquisition. Typical teaching arrangements are two courses, either graduate or undergraduate, per semester, with time for research.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in linguistics or a related area (applicants presently pursuing a PhD must offer evidence that all degree requirements will have been completed before date of hire). The successful applicant will be expected to have conducted high quality research, including field work, and to have produced high quality publication, in sociolinguistics and/or pidgin and creole languages. Applicants must be willing and able to teach undergraduate and and graduate courses in the area(s) of specialization.

MINIMUM SALARY: $38,964 (currently under negotiation).

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, copies of key publications, and three letters of reference to Chair, Department Personnel Committee, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1890 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.

CLOSING DATE: We will begin to evaluate applications and supporting materials by October 31, 2001. Decision-making will begin shortly thereafter.

INQUIRIES: Same address as applications. We regret that we cannot accept applications via fax. E-mailed applications must be followed by hard copy postmarked (priority mail) by October 31, 2001. (E-mail address: Please note that we cannot ensure that all e-mail or fax communications in regard to this position will be answered. Further information about the department is available at

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. We welcome applications from qualified minorities and women.

Quelle: e-mail von Benjamin Bergen, 7.9.01.

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