LINGUIST List 12.2802

Thu Nov 8 2001

Jobs: Literacy&Child Lang: Assc/AsstProf, CA USA

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  1. sasmith, Literacy & Child Lang: Asst/Assc Prof at California State Univ, USA

Message 1: Literacy & Child Lang: Asst/Assc Prof at California State Univ, USA

Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 14:26:34 -0800 (PST)
From: sasmith <>
Subject: Literacy & Child Lang: Asst/Assc Prof at California State Univ, USA

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Linguistics
Tenure Track Opening--Child Language and Literacy Development 

Recruitment # 827
POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics with
specialization in Child Language and Literacy Development 

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 26, 2002

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate (by time of appointment) in
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or related field. Specialization
relevant to first and second child language and literacy
development. Record in teaching, service, research and publication
commensurate with professional level. Ability to teach relevant
courses such as language acquisition and courses designed for teacher
preparation. Ability to maintain a research program in an area
relevant to the development of language acquisition and literacy
development. Ability to direct student research and applications in a
school setting. Ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically
and culturally diverse campus community.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specialization in a relevant area
such as phonological development, early literacy, language in the
classroom, or related areas of language acquisition. Demonstrated
ability to build relations with local schools and to engage students
in research and collaboration with local school and community
groups. Experience in literacy education in K-12 schools. Ability to
obtain support for research and applications in literacy and/or
student service learning. Demonstrated strong teaching at the
university level. Personal/professional experience with languages
other than English.

DUTIES: Teach courses in linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate
levels, including language acquisition and courses designed for
teacher preparation. Supervise graduate student research projects in
relevant areas. Engage in scholarly activity leading to
publication. Participate in service to the department, university, and

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Probable
salary range: $47,500 - $59,000.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Letter of application; curriculum vitae; three
letters of recommendation; official transcripts from institution
awarding the doctorate; teaching portfolio including teaching
statement, course syllabi, and teaching evaluation summaries.
Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the
United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the
University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED (or recruitment cancelled). Review of
applications to begin December 1, 2001. Applications, required
documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Search Committee Department of University, 
Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA
Telephone: (562) 985-5792	

Copies of the University's Annual Campus Crime Report are available
upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police
Department at (562) 985-8535 or through their web site
(, or by writing to CSULB University Police
Dept. 1331 Palo Verde Ave., Long Beach, CA 90840, Attn: Crime

In addition to meeting fully its obligations of nondiscrimination
under federal and state law, CSULB is committed to creating a
community in which a diverse population can learn, live and work, in
an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and
sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status,
ethnic background, political views, or other personal characteristics
or beliefs. An EEO/AA Employer.

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