LINGUIST List 13.225

Mon Jan 28 2002

Jobs: Applied Ling: 2 Asst/Assc Prof, GA USA

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  1. John Murphy, Applied Ling: 2 Asst/Assc Prof at Georgia State Univ, GA USA

Message 1: Applied Ling: 2 Asst/Assc Prof at Georgia State Univ, GA USA

Date: 26 Jan 2002 13:19:51 -0000
From: John Murphy <jmmurphygsu.edu>
Subject: Applied Ling: 2 Asst/Assc Prof at Georgia State Univ, GA USA

Rank of Job: assistant or associate
Areas Required: applied linguistics
Other Desired Areas: second language acquisition, psycholinguistics,
second language testing, written discourse analysis, applications of
technology to language teaching, and teacher development, among other
possibilities. 
University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics & ESL
State or Province: Georgia
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Review of applications will begin March 30th,
2002 but will continue until successful candidates are identified. 
Contact: John Murphy jmmurphygsu.edu

Address for Applications:
Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL, Georgia State University
Atlanta
GA 30302-4099
USA

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is
accepting applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant
professor or associate professor levels. The Department houses a well
established M.A. program focused on the development of ESL/EFL
teachers and is initiating a new Ph.D. program in Applied Linguistics
that will begin in fall, 2002. We are looking for new faculty who
will grow with us and assist in strengthening and expanding the
Ph.D. program. Responsibilities of this position involve conducting
research, mentoring students, and teaching courses in the department's
graduate programs, two ESL units, and an undergraduate program in
language studies.

Successful candidates will have completed a doctorate in applied
linguistics or a closely related field by the time the appointment
begins. Candidates are sought who specialize in one of the four
disciplinary areas included in the Ph.D. program: (1) Research
methods, (2) Language analysis, (3) Language, Cognition, &
Communication, and (4) Language Teaching & Teacher Development.
Though the following is not an exhaustive list, some specializations
of particular interest include second language acquisition,
psycholinguistics, second language testing, written discourse
analysis, applications of technology to language teaching, and teacher
development, among other possibilities.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a clear research agenda and
record of relevant publications. 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 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 March 30th, 2002 but will continue
until successful candidates are identified. Position starting date is
either mid-August, 2002 (preferred) or January, 2003. 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
website http://www.gsu.edu/~wwwesl/alesl/ .
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