LINGUIST List 13.519

Sun Feb 24 2002

Jobs: Spanish Applied Ling: AsstProf, Alberta Canada

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  1. Dolores Wohland, Spanish Applied Ling: Asst Professor at University of Alberta, Canada

Message 1: Spanish Applied Ling: Asst Professor at University of Alberta, Canada

Date: 22 Feb 2002 18:08:52 -0000
From: Dolores Wohland <>
Subject: Spanish Applied Ling: Asst Professor at University of Alberta, Canada

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Spanish Applied Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: sociolinguistics
University or Organization: University of Alberta
Department: Modern Languages & Cultural Studies
State or Province: Alberta
Country: Canada
Final Date of Application: first consideration March 18, 2002 - open
till filled
Contact: Dolores Wohland

Address for Applications:
Arts 200
Alberta T6L 1P6


The Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of
Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position in Spanish
Applied Linguistics at Assistant Professor level effective July 1,
2002. Entry level salary for Assistant Professors is $45,374. The
successful candidate will have a PhD, native or near-native
proficiency in Spanish, demonstrated research competence, and strong
teaching potential. Candidates should be very well qualified in
Spanish Applied Linguistics, preferably in second language
acquisition, sociolinguistics, or discourse analysis. The successful
candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate
level in the area of specialization, to teach core language courses in
Spanish, and to take on responsibilities in the coordination and
management of the language program. 

Applicants should have a strong cultural orientation to their teaching
and research, have relevant interdisciplinary interests and be open to
collaboration with other departments in the Faculty and other
disciplines in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural
Studies. The Department is especially interested in hearing from
applicants who are able to offer a secondary interest in one or more
of the following areas: computer assisted language learning,
translation, Spanish for native speakers, Business Spanish, historical
linguistics, or cultural studies. The area of Applied Linguistics has
become an important focal point in the Department with a total of
seven positions in French, German, Spanish, Russian, and
Ukrainian. The successful candidate will work with this newly
constituted group of applied linguists to develop courses and programs
in this area. Fluency in another Romance Language (especially
Portuguese), or in a Germanic or Slavic language would be an asset.

Applications including C.V., all university transcripts, and three
letters of recommendation should be addressed to Dr. Donald Bruce,
Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies: Germanic,
Romance, Slavic, Arts 200, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada, T6G 2E6. E-mail inquiries may be directed to:; tel: (780) 492-1997; fax: (780) 492-9106.
First consideration of applications: March 18, 2002; the position will
remain open until filled.

The records arising from this competition will be managed in accordance
with provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of
Privacy Act (FOIPP). The University of Alberta hires on the basis of
merit. We are dedicated to the principle of equity in employment. We
welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women
and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities, and Aboriginal persons
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