LINGUIST List 13.2188

Wed Aug 28 2002

Jobs: English Applied Ling (Lang Acq): ETS, NJ USA

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  1. julius, Jobs: English Applied Ling (Language Acq): Scientist, ETS, NJ, USA

Message 1: Jobs: English Applied Ling (Language Acq): Scientist, ETS, NJ, USA

Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 10:07:51 +0000
From: julius <>
Subject: Jobs: English Applied Ling (Language Acq): Scientist, ETS, NJ, USA

University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Rank of Job: Scientist
Specialty Areas Required: Applied Linguistics, General Linguistics,
English Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): English (ENG)


Educational Testing Service is seeking to hire an accomplished
researcher with expertise in English language assessment for the
Research and Development Division. ETS has begun an aggressive
program of research and development of formative assessment products
for K-12 and is seeking competent individuals with a background in
assessment, instruction, and teaching to take the lead in these
efforts. Research in English language acquisition and assessment is
fundamental for developing products that link testing and instruction
in the classroom. A candidate for this position should also have a
research background in the acquisition of English by K-12 students for
whom English is a new or second language.

A researcher in this position would be expected to support the ETS
business units by planning and implementing research and development
of a number of formative assessment products for K-12 students,
parents, and teachers. The position will include the following

1) developing evidence-centered methods to link assessments to
standards, 2) carrying out pioneering research in formative assessment
and teacher professional development, and 3) conducting pilot and
field studies for assessment prototypes.

* A Ph.D. in cognitive science, learning, teacher development, or
psychology that includes a strong background in assessing English
language acquisition by K-12 students for whom English is a new or
second language.
* Documented interest in research, specifically on the topics relating
to the assessment of English language acquistion.
* A special interest in development of innovative formative assessment
methods is especially welcome.
* Experience in the areas of assessment or instructional design is
very desirable.

ETS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and an
ideal environment for professional growth. ETS is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.

Please send two copies of your resume, along with cover letter stating
salary requirements, to: Eric Waxman, Educational Testing Service,
Rosedale Road, MS 05-D, Princeton, NJ 08541. E-mail: Fax: (609) 497-6022.

Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is
the world's premier educational measurement institution and a leader
in educational research. As an innovator in developing achievement
and occupational tests for clients in business, education, and
government, we are determined to advance educational excellence for
the communities we serve.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Eric Waxman
	Educational Testing Service
	Rosedale Road
	MS 05-D
	Princeton, NJ 08541
	United States of America 
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Eric Waxman.
	Fax: (609) 497-6022
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