LINGUIST List 10.1356

Tue Sep 14 1999

Jobs: African Languages, French Applied Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <>


  1. Ann Biersteker, African Languages
  2. Sue Ollmann, French Applied Linguistics

Message 1: African Languages

Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 12:25:02 -0500
From: Ann Biersteker <>
Subject: African Languages

Yale University, New Haven CT 06520. The Council on African Studies,
Center for International and Area Studies in cooperation with Yale
College invites applications for a full time lecturer in African
languages beginning July, 2000. The position is for three years,
renewable on the basis of performance and program resources. Primary
responsibilities include teaching beginning and advanced levels of
spoken and written Swahili, with limited additional course work in
additional African languages, linguistics, or African literature. We
prefer a candidate with fluent conversational and writing skills, an
M.A. or Ph.D. in a relevant field, demonstrated ability and enthusiasm
for in-class language instruction, together with expertise in second
language acquisition. Language teaching experience and publications are
also desirable, as is familiarity with computer-aided language
instruction methods. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
Deadline for applications is October 31, 1999. A letter of application
and curriculum vitae should be sent to Ann Biersteker, Director of the
Program in African Languages, P.O. Box 208206, New Haven, CT 06520-8206.
Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to
the same address. AA/EOE; applications from women and minorities
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Message 2: French Applied Linguistics

Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 11:27:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: Sue Ollmann <>
Subject: French Applied Linguistics

University of Florida
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Gainesville, FL 32611-7405

Associate or (senior) Assistant Professor of French applied linguistics

Tenure track position to begin in Fall 2000. Preferred field: SLA
/teaching methodology. Complete description at
Will direct the first-year language program in French, assisted by
professional staff. We invite applications from scholars with the following
qualifications: Ph.D.; record of research commensurate with rank; proven
excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching; demonstrated commitment
to academic service; native or near-native proficiency in French and
English. Professional interest and proficiency in another Romance language
desirable. Send application, cv, and placement file by October 15 to:
Prof. Jean Casagrande, PO Box 117405, University of Florida; Gainesville,
FL 32611-7405. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and strongly endorses Affirmative Action/ADA. Applications from minority
candidates are especially encouraged.


Please contact me if you need further information. We would like to pay
with a departmental credit card, so please let me know who to contact with
the needed information.

Thank you


Sue Ollmann
University of Florida
Romance Languages and Literatures
Box 117405
Gainesville, FL 32611-7405
Voice (352) 392-2016 ext. 222
Fax (352) 392-5679
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