LINGUIST List 12.2851

Tue Nov 13 2001

Jobs: 2nd Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, Illinois USA

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  1. Bill VanPatten, 2nd Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, Univ of Illinois-Chicago, USA

Message 1: 2nd Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, Univ of Illinois-Chicago, USA

Date: 13 Nov 2001 05:19:10 -0000
From: Bill VanPatten <>
Subject: 2nd Lang Acquisition: Asst Prof, Univ of Illinois-Chicago, USA

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Second Language Acquisition
Other Desired Areas: Bilingual Education
University or Organization: University of Illinois-Chicago
Department: Spanish
State or Province: Illinois
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Dec 7th
Contact: Bill VanPatten

Address for Applications:
601 South Morgan
Illinois 60607

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Department of Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese
University of Illinois-Chicago

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, in the field of instructed SLA,
grounded in contemporary theory and research. Required background:
solid background in contemporary approaches to language teaching (for
example, task-based and content-based instruction, immersion). Prefer
secondary experience, and/or experience with Spanish/English
bilingualism or bilingual education. 

Duties: to teach in, and oversee the curricular development of, the
undergraduate Teacher Education program and to teach in the emerging
concentration in SLA at the doctoral level. Doctoral degree in hand
by start of appointment (August 2002). Clear research agenda and
demonstrable excellence in teaching. Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled. Pending final authorization. 

For first round consideration, deadline is December 7th for fullest
consideration. Send three letters of recommendation, CV, teaching
evaluations from at least three courses to Bill VanPatten and
Christopher Maurer, Department of Spanish, French, Italian and
Portuguese, University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 South Morgan (M/C
315), Chicago, IL 60607.

UIC is an AA/EOE
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