LINGUIST List 11.2741

Sun Dec 17 2000

Jobs: Socioling/ESL: Asst Prof, Georgia State U, USA

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  1. Patricia Byrd, Socioling/Second Lang Writing: Asst Prof at Georgia State U, USA

Message 1: Socioling/Second Lang Writing: Asst Prof at Georgia State U, USA

Date: 15 Dec 2000 23:32:53 -0000
From: Patricia Byrd <>
Subject: Socioling/Second Lang Writing: Asst Prof at Georgia State U, USA

Rank of Job: assistant professor (tenure track)
Areas Required: sociolinguistics or second language writing
Other Desired Areas: substantial study of theoretical linguistics
University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics & ESL
State or Province: Georgia
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Open until position filled
Contact: Patricia Byrd

Address for Applications:
AL/ESL 1020 Urban Life Building Georgia State University
GA 30302

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is
accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant
professor level. Responsibilities of this position involve teaching
courses in an M.A. program in applied linguistics focused primarily on
the development of ESL/EFL teachers and in an anticipated new doctoral
program in applied linguistics that is expected to begin admitting
students in the fall semester 2001.

The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in applied
linguistics or a closely related field by the time the appointment
begins. Preferred candidates will also have a speciality in either
sociolinguistics or second language writing, experience teaching
ESL/EFL, and a record of relevant publications. Substantial training
in theoretical linguistics is also desirable.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of research
publications, and 3 letters of professional recommendation should be
sent to:

Patricia Byrd, Chair of Graduate Search Committee 
Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL
Georgia State University
P. O. Box 4099
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099

Review of applications will begin February 14, 2001 and will continue
until a successful candidate is identified. Position starting date is
mid August, 2001.

Atlanta is a multi-cultural urban setting. Georgia State University,
a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity
Educational Institution and an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer. For further information about our programs visit the
Department's website at .
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