LINGUIST List 11.36

Wed Jan 12 2000

Jobs: German Linguistics, English as a Second Lang

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  1. Patrick Stevenson, German Ling:Chair at University of Southampton, UK
  2. Sarah J. Shin, ESL:Professor (Chair) at University of Maryland,Baltimore County,USA

Message 1: German Ling:Chair at University of Southampton, UK

Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2000 11:23:33 GMT
From: Patrick Stevenson <psLANG.SOTON.AC.UK>
Subject: German Ling:Chair at University of Southampton, UK



Applications are invited for an established chair in the School of
Modern Languages. This appointment will develop and expand the
distinctive interdisciplinary approach to the study of modern
languages in a contemporary European and international context. The
successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the long-term
strategic plan of the School. S/he will assure continued academic
leadership of the study of the modern culture and society of the
German-speaking world. S/he will bring an international profile to the
continued successful development of centres of excellence in one or
more of the established fields of research and teaching within the
School: film, media and cultural studies; linguistics and
language-related studies; literary studies; social and political

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to the Head of
School, Dr Bill Brooks, telephone +44 (0)1703 592250; email

Further particulars may be obtained from the Personnel Department (P),
University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK,
telephone +44 (0)1703 594046; email Closing date for
applications is 11 February 2000. Please quote reference number P270.

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Message 2: ESL:Professor (Chair) at University of Maryland,Baltimore County,USA

Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 15:08:44 -0500
From: Sarah J. Shin <>
Subject: ESL:Professor (Chair) at University of Maryland,Baltimore County,USA

Job Description: Chairperson,
 Education Department,

The Education Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(UMBC) invites applications for Chair at the rank of Professor. We
seek a person with a strong record of teaching, research, scholarship
and publication. The candidate will have successful grant and
administrative experience and demonstrated ability to wok effectively
with both faculty and administration at K-12 and university levels.

Housed in the college of Arts and Sciences, UMBC's Education Department
offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Recently
accredited by NCATE, the Department certifies and undergraduates
majoring in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.
Programs in English, to speakers of other languages (ESOL) and bilingual
education prepare graduate students for teaching English as a
foreign language and curriculum development in K-16 venues in the US and
abroad. The Department is a lead collaborator in the newly
established interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Language, Literacy, and
Culture offered jointly by the Departments of Africana Studies,
Education, English, Modern Languages and Linguistics, and
Sociology/Anthropology. The Training Systems graduate program targets
and industry with tracks in distance learning, computer-based
instruction, and instructional systems development. The Education
Department is
engaged in nationally recognized partnerships throughout the states in
the areas of urban education, K-16 teaching, teacher training,
development, and program administration.

UMBC: an Honors University of Maryland is a public research university
of ten thousand students located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor
and in close proximity to other major universities, as well as key
federal research and funding agencies. UMBC combines the creative
intensity of
the research university, the traditions of the liberal arts university,
and the social responsibility of the public university.

To apply, forward letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of
research agenda, reprints of select publications, and four letters of
sent to Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D., Chair, Education Chairperson Search
Committee, Department of Psychology, MP312, University of
Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. The
search committee will give priority to applications received by
January 15, 2000. The review of applications will continue until the
position is filled. We encourage applications from women, members of
minority groups, and people with disabilities. For more information,
please visit the UMBC web site at and the Education
Department at UMBC is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sarah J. Shin
Assistant Professor
ESOL/Bilingual MA Program
Department of Education
University of Maryland Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

Phone: (410) 455-2485
Fax: (410) 455-3986
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