LINGUIST List 14.1673

Thu Jun 12 2003

Jobs: German/Applied Ling: Lecturer, Penn State

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  1. jab63, German Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Penn State, PA, USA

Message 1: German Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Penn State, PA, USA

Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 13:38:48 +0000
From: jab63 <>
Subject: German Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Penn State, PA, USA

University or Organization: Penn State
Department: Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
Rank of Job: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, German


Penn State has an opening in German for a one-year position as
Language Program Director beginning in Fall 2003. Duties include
direction of the basic language program (semesters 1, 2 & 3) and four
courses. Salary ca. 30k. The position may convert to tenure-track in
fall 2004 pending a national search. In that case, we would be
looking for a specialist in German applied linguistics who could
contribute to the departmental Ph.D. option in German applied

In recent years, Penn State has experienced tremendous growth in the
field of applied linguistics including numerous (senior) hires,
curricular revision, and the establishment of two centers. Spanish,
French and German offer Ph.D. options in applied linguistics in
conjunction with a new unit: Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
(LALS). LALS offers a stand alone Ph.D. in applied linguistics in
addition to these departmental options.

The Center for Language Acquisition was established in 1999.

The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
(CALPER) was established in 2002.

The first Summer Institute in Applied Linguistics ran at Penn State in
2002 and featured an international faculty of 30.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Prof. Adrian Wanner
	311 Burrowes Building
	Penn State University
	University Park, PA 16802
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Prof. Julie Belz
	Tel: 8142356263
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