LINGUIST List 12.2638

Tue Oct 23 2001

Jobs: 2nd Lang Testing: Asst Prof, Georgia USA

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  1. John M.Murphy, 2nd Lang Testing/Assessment: Asst Professor, Atlanta, GA USA

Message 1: 2nd Lang Testing/Assessment: Asst Professor, Atlanta, GA USA

Date: 23 Oct 2001 16:16:21 -0000
From: John M.Murphy <>
Subject: 2nd Lang Testing/Assessment: Asst Professor, Atlanta, GA USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Areas Required: Second Language Testing/Assessment
Other Desired Areas: Applied Linguistics and ESL
University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics and ESL
State or Province: Atlanta, GA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 15, 2002
Contact: John M. Murphy

Address for Applications:
Georgia State University
Georgia 30302-4099

Georgia State University
Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099
Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position
Specialist in Second Language Testing 
Fall 2002

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 conducting
research, mentoring students, and teaching courses in the department's
programs. These programs include an MA program focused primarily on
the development of ESL/EFL teachers, two ESL units, an undergraduate
program in language studies, and an anticipated new doctoral program
that is expected to begin admitting students in the fall semester

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 have a specialization in second
language (L2) test development and research, L2 program evaluation and
outcomes assessment, as well as a clear research agenda and record of
relevant publications in L2 testing. Preferred candidates will also
have experience teaching ESL/EAP, demonstrated ability to teach
graduate courses, and the ability to communicate effectively with
multiple audiences.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of research
publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 letters of
professional recommendation specifically addressing qualifications for
the position should be sent to:

John M. Murphy
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 January 15, 2002 and will continue
until a successful candidate is identified. Position starting date is
mid-August, 2002. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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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