The Department of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis (UCD) invites applications for an open-rank position in the area of indigenous languages of the Americas, with an emphasis on North America (U.S., Mexico, Canada) to begin July 1, 2013. This position would be filled by an interdisciplinary scholar with an active research agenda whose field(s) fall(s) within humanities and/or social sciences. The holder of this faculty position in indigenous languages should have a Ph.D. in linguistics or in Native American studies with an emphasis on language, or in a related field, an active interest in indigenous languages of the Americas, and in language acquisition and revitalization. The holder of this position must be able to work with students who are interested in learning more about indigenous languages (in some cases, their heritage languages), and, in particular, with our graduate students who are required to study an indigenous American language. The holder of this position will be considered for appointment as the Director of the Native American Language Center, and should show a (beginning or sustained) track record of grant support for language research.
Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2013 (Open until filled)
View the full job posting at http://linguistlist.org/issues/23/23-4354.html