LINGUIST List 11.1528

Wed Jul 12 2000

Jobs: English Phonetics/phonology,Universit� de Paris

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  1. Michael o'Neil, English Phonetics/phonology: Ma�tre de langue at Universit� de Paris

Message 1: English Phonetics/phonology: Ma�tre de langue at Universit� de Paris

Date: 12 Jul 2000 20:00:54 -0000
From: Michael o'Neil <o'>
Subject: English Phonetics/phonology: Ma�tre de langue at Universit� de Paris

Rank of Job: Ma�tre de langue
Areas Required: English phonetics and phonology
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Universit� de Paris 3 - Sorbonne Nouvelle
Department: English
State or Province: NA
Country: France
Final Date of Application: September 1, 2000
Contact: Michael o'Neil o'

Address for Applications:
5 rue de l'Ecole de M�decine


Applications for a post of maitre de langue (2000-2001)

General conditions:

Candidates must be native speakers of (British) English have
successfully completed one year of doctoral studies have
training/experience in the phonetics and phonology of British English.
N.B. A working knowledge of French is preferable; however all courses
are taught in English.

Job description:

The appointment covers the period 1 October - 30 September. Teaching
takes place over 25 weeks during this period. A ma�tre de langue (ML)
is required to teach 5 weekly classes of Applied English Phonetics to
first, second and third year students taking the English degree or the
Applied Languages degree courses. Each class comprises one hour of
classroom work with 30-36 students followed by one hour in the
language laboratory with 15-18 students. All teachers are responsible
for organizing the continuous assessment of their students, in
accordance with the guide-lines laid down for each course, and for
correcting examination papers in February, June and September. The
size of the department - the largest in the country - involves a
considerable degree of coordination to harmonize teaching methods and
marking procedures. The ML will therefore be required to attend the
meetings organized for each of the courses that he/she will be


Teaching covers the theory and practice of oral English. For each
course, teaching materials (a workbook presenting exercises and notes
on various features of English pronunciation, language lab. tapes) are
provided. The main works of reference recommended are Cruttenden
A. Gimson's Pronunciation of English. 5th edition. London. Edward
Arnold. 1994 Jones D. English Pronouncing Dictionary. 15th
edition. Cambridge. C.U.P 1997. Roach P. English Phonetics and
Phonology 2nd edition. Cambridge. C.U.P. 1991. Wells J.C. Longman
Pronunciation Dictionary. London. Longman. 2000.


The monthly salary of an ML is approximately 10.000 F after deductions
for health insurance.

Duration of contract:

The appointment is for one year and may be renewed once for a further 

To obtain further information and application forms, contact: 
	Michael O'Neil : o'
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