LINGUIST List 11.647

Tue Mar 21 2000

Jobs: Greek Ling:Asst Prof,Simon Fraser Univ, Canada

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  1. Sheilagh MacDonald, Greek Ling:Asst Prof at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Message 1: Greek Ling:Asst Prof at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 16:21:03 -0700
From: Sheilagh MacDonald <>
Subject: Greek Ling:Asst Prof at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Applications are being accepted for a limited-term position at the 
rank of assistant professor, for an appointment commencing September
1, 2000. The position will carry a one year term, contingent on 
budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Modern Greek 
language and linguistics. In addition, the appointee will become a 
key member of a research team developing on-line learning materials 
and a self-instructional language program for Greek, including an 
intelligent tutor employing artificial intelligence techniques. The 
appointee would be responsible for the pedagogical design of the 
materials, and would work closely with computational linguists and 
other experts in the overall development of the system. This project 
will be carried out in cooperation with agencies of the Ministry of 
Education of Greece, and will require liaison with those agencies. 
The appointment will be assigned to the Department of Linguistics. 
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the 
Hellenic Studies program and will collaborate with the Chair of 
Hellenic Studies.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in applied linguistics or equivalent, 
have experience in teaching Modern Greek, maintain an active research 
program in linguistics as it relates to language teaching and be 
familiar with recent developments in technologically-assisted 
language learning.

Interested applicants are invited to send a letter of application, 
curriculum vitae, the names of at least three referees and sample 
publications by June 1, 2000 to Dr. P. McFetridge, Chair, Department 
of Linguistics, 8888 University Dr., Simon Fraser University, 
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6; phone: (604) 291-3554, fax (604) 
291-5659, email:

In accordance with Canada Immigration requirements, this 
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent 
residents. SFU offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified 
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