LINGUIST List 14.1638

Wed Jun 11 2003

Jobs: Applied Ling: Full Prof, U/of the Americas

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  1. chris, Applied Ling: Full-time Professor, Universidad de las Am�ricas, Puebla

Message 1: Applied Ling: Full-time Professor, Universidad de las Am�ricas, Puebla

Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 11:11:08 +0000
From: chris <>
Subject: Applied Ling: Full-time Professor, Universidad de las Am�ricas, Puebla

University or Organization: Universidad de las Am�ricas, Puebla
Department: Department of Languages
Rank of Job: Full-time Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Second
		 Language Acquisition and Teaching


The University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico, invites applications
for the position of full-time professor of Applied Linguistics in the
Department of Languages. The successful candidate will have a
completed Doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, with a
specialisation in psycholinguistics, second language acquisition or
teaching, or a related area. She or he will have experience teaching
applied linguistics and a second language (English, Spanish, French,
or German) at the university level. The position involves two areas
of responsibility: (a) teaching applied linguistics in the B.A. in
Language and Applied Linguistics and the M.A. in Applied Linguistics
programs; and (b) teaching second language courses for undergraduates
studying other majors. The distribution of courses assigned from the
two areas will vary semesterly according to the needs of the

The successful candidate will have published in international forums
in their area of specialisation, and will be expected to direct
research projects, including student theses. If s/he is not already a
member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (Mexican National
System of Researchers, SNI), s/he will be expected to apply for
membership in the first competition announced after his/her
appointment. In the language teaching area, s/he will have experience
in curriculum design, testing, and teacher training, and will be
committed to the consolidation of the relevant language program at the
national and international levels. The position requires near-native
proficiency in English and, for non-fluent speakers of Spanish, a
commitment to achieve professional competence in the language. All
official business in the department is conducted in Spanish.

The appointment (initially for one year, but renewable) will start in
August, 2003, for the Fall semester. Applications will be accepted
until June 23, or until the position is filled. Benefits include
company car, the possibility of subsidised on-campus housing, and
private life and health insurance, as well as those benefits
prescribed by law (social security, retirement plan, savings plan, and
annual bonus). Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience
and qualifications.

The Department of Languages offers an M.A. degree in Applied
Linguistics, a B.A. degree in Language and Applied Linguistics
(opening in August 2004) as well as English, French, Spanish, Latin,
German, Japanese, and Italian as part of the Language Requirement for
all UDLA undergraduate students. The department's Language Learning
Centre supports these activities. The department's research staff are
all SNI members, teach on average between 7.5 and 10 hours per week,
and participate in all departmental and institutional activities, with
working hours from 08:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

The UDLA is a private university of 8000 students, with B.A., M.A.,
and Ph.D. programs, and is accredited in the U.S.A. by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools. It is situated in the historic
city of Cholula, 10 minutes from the state capital, Puebla, and 2
hours from Mexico City.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Christopher Hall
	Universidad de las Am�ricas, Puebla
	Sta. Catarina M�rtir
	Cholula, Puebla 72820
	Applications are due by 23-Jun-2003

Contact Information:
	Dr. Christopher Hall
	Tel: +52 (222) 229 3105
	Fax: +52 (222) 229 3062
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