LINGUIST List 13.2761

Fri Oct 25 2002

Jobs: Applied Ling: Director, Carleton University

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  1. IanPringle, Applied Ling: Director (Assoc or Full Prof), Carleton Univ., Canada

Message 1: Applied Ling: Director (Assoc or Full Prof), Carleton Univ., Canada

Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 18:43:12 +0000
From: IanPringle <>
Subject: Applied Ling: Director (Assoc or Full Prof), Carleton Univ., Canada

University or Organization: Carleton University
Department: School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
Rank of Job: Director (Associate or Full Professor)
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Carleton University invites applications for the position of Director,
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, effective July 1,
2003, or earlier. Applicants must have a Ph.D., a strong academic
record in Applied Language Studies, Applied Linguistics or a related
area, and demonstrated administrative abilities. The appointment will
be made at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The Director,
in conjunction with the Assistant Directors, provides leadership for
the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies.

The School is a research intensive academic unit with strong
undergraduate degree programs in theoretical and applied linguistics,
and a well-known graduate program which includes a second/foreign
language teaching stream and a rhetoric/composition and literacy
stream. The School teaches credit courses in academic English and both
European and non-European languages, and includes a world-renowned
non-credit ESL program. It houses the Language Assessment and Testing
Research Unit and the increasingly used alternative to TOEFL, the
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment. The School has
been an innovator in Canada in developing programs of contextualized
language training (both mother tongue and second language), including
the Writing Tutorial Service and Engineering Communication courses. It
has active links with institutions in other countries and carries out
international teaching training and curriculum projects.

Carleton University is located in Ottawa, the bilingual capital city
of Canada, where it has close links to government departments and
research laboratories, national libraries, museums and galleries, and
thriving diplomatic, business and high tech communities. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply. However, in accordance with
Canadian Immigration requirements, in the case of equally qualified
candidates, preference is given to Canadian citizens and landed
immigrants. Carleton University is committed to equity of employment
for women, aboriginal groups, visible minorities and persons with
disabilities. Persons from these groups are encouraged to apply.

The application should include a statement of educational philosophy,
a current curriculum vitae, and samples of research or
publications. Letters of reference from three referees are
required. These should be addressed to:

Dr. Aviva Freedman, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1S 5B6

Closing date for applications is December 31, 2002, unless filled
earlier. Candidates for this position will be considered until the
Faculty's search committee has made a final decision.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Aviva Freedman
	Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 
	Carleton University
	1125 Colonel By Drive
	Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

	Applications are due by 31-Dec-2002

Contact Information:
	Professor Ian Pringle.
	Tel: (613) 520-6612
	Fax: (613) 520-6641

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