LINGUIST List 13.518

Sun Feb 24 2002

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst or AssocProf, AZ USA

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  1. Roy Major, Applied Ling: Asst or AssocProf, Arizona State University, USA

Message 1: Applied Ling: Asst or AssocProf, Arizona State University, USA

Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 10:55:34 -0700
From: Roy Major <>
Subject: Applied Ling: Asst or AssocProf, Arizona State University, USA

The Department of English at Arizona State University is seeking to
make an appointment at the assistant/associate professor level (tenure
track) in Applied Linguistics or American Literature. In addition to
disciplinary expertise, the successful candidate will have expertise
in information literacy and information technology and will contribute
to the implementation of a college-wide curricular initiative
dedicated to achieving information technology and information literacy
for all undergraduate college students. Faculty recruited for this
initiative will provide leadership for the Department of English, and
throughout the college by collaborating with other faculty on a
steering committee, to restructure degree programs and existing
courses as well as to develop new courses to help achieve the goals
and competencies of this initiative.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. or terminal degree in field by the time
of appointment; evidence of success in working with students and
faculty in integrating technology in the classroom. Area of
specialization either Applied Linguistics or American Literature or.
Preference for Applied Linguistics given to curriculum and materials
development (ESL). Preference for literature given to pre-1900
American. Publications in area of specialization desired. Evidence
of college teaching and of expertise in information technology and
information literacy essential. The English Department at ASU
consists of 54 tenure-track faculty, 12 lecturers, 19 instructors, 30
faculty associates, 211 graduate students, and 472 undergraduate

A complete application must include the following: a letter of
application stating qualifications, experience, and research plans and
teaching interests; a complete curriculum vitae. Assistant Professor
applicants must include graduate school transcripts, three letters of
reference, and samples of research and writing. Associate professor
applicants must include the names, postal and email addresses, and
phone numbers of three references.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2002. Position starting
date is August 15, 2002.

Send to: Roy C. Major, Chair, Information Technology Search Committee,
Department of English, Arizona State University, Box 870302, Tempe, AZ
85287-0302. All applications acknowledged. AA/EOE

Roy C. Major
Professor and Director, Programs in Linguistics and TESL
Department of English phone: (480) 965-3188
Arizona State University FAX: (480) 965-3451
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302 email: 
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