LINGUIST List 12.2282

Mon Sep 17 2001

Jobs: Applied Ling (Russian): AsstProf in IL, USA

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  1. Mark Steinberg, Russian Lang: Assistant Professor at University of Illinois, IL USA

Message 1: Russian Lang: Assistant Professor at University of Illinois, IL USA

Date: 17 Sep 2001 15:48:58 -0000
From: Mark Steinberg <>
Subject: Russian Lang: Assistant Professor at University of Illinois, IL USA

Rank of Job: Assistant professor
Areas Required: Russian language
Other Desired Areas: Slavic languages 
University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: Slavic Languages and Literatures
State or Province: IL
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: November 30, 2001
Contact: Mark Steinberg

Address for Applications:
3092 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Matthews
IL 61801

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announces an Assistant Professor,
tenure-track, position with a specialty in Russian language to
supervise language instruction in the department. Candidates should be
able to contribute to teaching in the Second Language Acquisition and
Teacher Education (SLATE) program and to the teaching of Russian
literature and/or cultural studies. We seek a promising scholar with a
demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and a well-defined
research program that complements existing departmental
strengths. Specialization in Second Language Acquisition or training
in Russian applied linguistics is preferred. Responsibilities include
supervision of undergraduate language instruction and teaching at the
graduate and undergraduate levels and in courses leading to the
interdisciplinary doctoral certificate in Second Language
Acquisition. Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and
professional-level proficiency in English are required. Knowledge of a
second Slavic language is strongly preferred. Applicants should hold
the Ph.D. by the date of appointment. Salary commensurate with
qualifications and experience (entry level salary with Ph.D completed
is $47,000). Starting date: August 21, 2002.

To ensure full consideration, applicants' CV, three letters of
recommendation, sample publications and/or dissertation chapters, and
evidence of excellence in teaching must be received by November 30,
Send applications and/or inquiries to:
Professor Mark Steinberg [ATTN: C. Coleman]
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
3092 Foreign Languages Building
707 S. Mathews Ave. MC-170
Urbana, IL 61801

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