LINGUIST List 10.1860

Thu Dec 2 1999

Jobs: Lang Minority Education, Applied/General Ling

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  1. Juliet Langman, Lang Minority Education: Asst Prof/ U of Texas, San Antonio, TX USA
  2. Helen Fraser, Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, USA

Message 1: Lang Minority Education: Asst Prof/ U of Texas, San Antonio, TX USA

Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 18:32:25 -0500 (EST)
From: Juliet Langman <>
Subject: Lang Minority Education: Asst Prof/ U of Texas, San Antonio, TX USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: language minority education
Other Desired Areas: bilingualism, biculturalism, literacy
University or Organization: University of Texas, San Antonio
Department: Bicultural-bilingual Studies
State or Province: TX
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 15, 2000
Contact: Juliet Langman

Address for Applications:
University of Texas, San Antonio, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
San Antonio
TX 78249-0653

Assistant Professor

Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

The Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, University of Texas at San
Antonio, seeks a specialist in language minority education with broad
knowledge of and record of research on bilingualism, biculturalism,
and/or literacy for an assistant professorship to begin in Fall 2000,
pending budgetary approval. The Division offers a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Mexican American Studies, a Master of Arts degree with
concentrations in Bicultural Studies, Bicultural-Bilingual Education,
and English as a Second Language, and is expected to begin a Ph.D.
program in Culture, Literacy, and Language. It also provides
undergraduate and graduate programs for teacher certification as well as
support courses for other programs in the University. 

Responsibilities Include: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses,
advise undergraduate and graduate students, pursue an active research
agenda, and provide support to the teacher-training program in
Interdisciplinary Studies.

Required Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD with specialization in
bicultural/bilingual education, biliteracy/literacy, applied
linguistics, anthropology of education, sociology of education or a
closely related area. University teaching experience at the
undergraduate level. Record of research and/or publication in one or
more of the following areas: of language minority education, cultural
pluralism, linguistic diversity. Proficiency in Spanish and English.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching or conducting research
in public schools (K-12), experience working with funded projects,
experience in conducting research among U.S. Latino populations, and
ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

Appointment: Starting with the Fall 2000 semester. Doctorate must be
completed by August 31, 2000, for rank of Assistant Professor without
tenure, otherwise appointment will be at the Instructor level. Salary is
competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application: Applicant must submit a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of
recommendation to: Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, Chair, Search Committee,
Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, College of Social and
Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San
Antonio, Texas 78249-0653. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must
state their current visa and residency status. The deadline for
completed applications including three letters of recommendation has
been extended to January 15, 2000. The University of Texas at San
Antonio is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Message 2: Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, USA

Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 11:43:50 +1100 (EST)
From: Helen Fraser <>
Subject: Applied/General Ling: Univ of New England, USA


(3 Year Fixed Term)

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics requires a three-year
contract appointment in Linguistics. The appointee will play a leading role
in designing and introducing a new online course: MA (Applied Linguistics).
In conjunction with the course coordinator, the appointee will work as an
anchor person for the development and implementation of this course, but
will also teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in general linguistics
to enable other linguistics staff to participate in curriculum development.
The MA (Applied Linguistics) will be reviewed after two years, with plans
beyond the third year contingent on its financial success.

The successful applicant will have appropriate qualifications in
Linguistics and/or Applied Linguistics, experience in curriculum
development, enthusiasm and ability to work in online course design
(undertaking training if necessary), demonstrated ability to teach in
applied linguistics (especially second language acquisition) and in at
least one of the following other areas: intercultural communication,
sociolinguistics. Experience in the development of interactive web-based
and/or multimedia teaching materials would be an advantage, as would
ability to teach in areas of general linguistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up duties early in 2000.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. Kerry Dunne (Head of School),
telephone (02) 6773 2335 email or A/Prof. Cliff
Goddard (Convenor of Linguistics), telephone (02) 6773 3309, email Further information about Linguistics at UNE can
be gained through

Salary:			$48,333 to $57,396 per annum (Level B)

Position No:		604

Closing Date:		24 January 2000

A copy of the Advertisement, Position Classification Standard (Level B) and
Application Cover Sheet may be obtained from 

the School concerned (see
"Informal enquiries" contact) or Personnel Services on telephone (02) 6773
2024, facsimile (02) 6773 3404.

Applications (submitted in duplicate) should be addressed to Personnel
Services, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351, Australia telephone
(02) 6773 2024, facsimile (02) 6773 3404 and should include the names,
addresses, telephone numbers, facsimile numbers/email addresses of three
relevant referees and should state the relevant position number.
Applications will be received up to 5pm on the closing date. The
University reserves the right not to fill a position.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures

Australian Linguistic Society,
Forensic Phonetics,
Helen Fraser (Dr), Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
University of New England, ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Tel: 02 67 73 2128/3189; 0416 044 719
Fax: 02 67 73 3735
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