LINGUIST List 10.1754

Thu Nov 18 1999

Jobs: ESL, 2nd Lang Acquisition

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  1. Ali Ario Farzi, ESL/Farzi's ESP Center, Tehran Iran
  2. Bill Johnston, 2nd Languages and Cultures/Asst Prof at University of Minnesota,USA

Message 1: ESL/Farzi's ESP Center, Tehran Iran

Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 00:54:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Ali Ario Farzi <>
Subject: ESL/Farzi's ESP Center, Tehran Iran

Rank of Job: ?
Areas Required: English for International Exams
Other Desired Areas: TOEFL, IELTS, F.C.E, C.P.E Courses, teaching,
teacher training, Syllabus design, and course coordination
University or Organization: Farzi's ESP Center
State or Province: Tehran
Country: Iran
Final Date of Application: Open dates
Contact: Ali Ario Farzi

Address for Applications:
No. 85, Pishdad st., Seyed Khandan,
Tehran 15419

I organize & teach English for international exams, e.g the Toefl,IELTS,
O.E.T, F.C.E, Cambridge C.P.E, etc.

I am willing to initiate such courses abroad where demand for such
courses is high, e.g Canada or Europe.

I will provide course break-up plans, syllabi, teacher methodology &
tests for each of the above-mentioned courses, OJT & teacher training
courses for teachers willing to teach any of the above cum a guarantee
of high percentage of successful passings for the students,
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Message 2: 2nd Languages and Cultures/Asst Prof at University of Minnesota,USA

Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1999 13:09:18 -0500
From: Bill Johnston <>
Subject: 2nd Languages and Cultures/Asst Prof at University of Minnesota,USA

Assistant Professor
College of Education and Human Development
University of Minnesota

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and
Human Development, University of Minnesota, invites nominations and
applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Second Languages
Cultures Education. This is a full-time, tenure-track position in a
regarded college of a major urban research university starting Fall
Semester 1999. Additional information about the college or department
be found on the World Wide Web. College:

The individual in this position will join a strong second languages and
cultures education program in the Department of Curriculum and
and will contribute to collaborative efforts with faculty in other parts
the college and University.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teaching and advisement: Teach and advise students in second languages
cultures licensure and graduate programs, which provide for
postbaccalaureate teacher development and graduate study at the M.Ed.,
M.A., and Ph.D. levels. Contribute to the coordination of clinical
experiences with cooperating teachers, schools, and districts. Provide
outreach courses to practitioners in local public and private schools.
Research: Develop and maintain a strong record of basic and applied
scholarship pertinent to the core specialization of this position, while

maintaining a commitment to securing external funds to support the
individual's scholarly inquiry and to support collaborative projects.
Service: Participate in college, University, and community service and
other outreach activities, including serving on committees or task
and making inservice presentations to community constituents, etc.
Participate in the activities of relevant professional organizations.

Desired Background and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
*An earned doctorate in education, with an emphasis in second
and cultures education or a closely related field. Applications from ABD

candidates will be considered, provided the individual is on track to
complete the doctorate before the start date for this position. If the
successful candidate does not have a conferred doctorate by then, he or
will be appointed as a Teaching Specialist until the degree is
*Teaching experience in a K-12 setting in the United States.
*Experience with teacher development and supervision
*Excellence (or the potential for excellence) in scholarship and
publications, teaching and academic program development at the graduate
level, and service/outreach activities
*Background and experience in English as a second language and foreign

language education.
*Knowledge of the educational needs of diverse linguistic and cultural

groups in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications:
*Significant interest in preservice teacher development.
*Evidence of a commitment to teaching and research and to working with

*Background and experience in an additional area of language
e.g., bilingual education or immersion education.

Appointment Details: The individual hired will be appointed into a
full-time, 9-month position August 28, 2000, as a tenure-track Assistant

Professor. Summer and May-term employment is a possibility but is not
guaranteed. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Process: This position will remain open until filled, but
search committee will begin its review of applications no later than
November 15, 1999. Completed applications will consist of a letter
addressing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, an academic transcript
substantiates the doctorate, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers
three references. Send applications to: SLC Search Committee, Curriculum

and Instruction, U of Minnesota, 145 Peik Hall, 159 Pillsbury Drive SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455. Address questions or requests for additional
information to Florence Nehasil, Search Committee Assistant,, 612-625-1362.

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