LINGUIST List 14.2128

Mon Aug 11 2003

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, Davis

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  1. kthein, Second Language Acquisition and Development: Asst Prof, UC Davis

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition and Development: Asst Prof, UC Davis

Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 15:28:50 +0000
From: kthein <>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition and Development: Asst Prof, UC Davis

University or Organization: University of California, Davis
Department: Linguistics Department
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Tenure Track
Second Language Acquisition and Development

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position, beginning Fall 2004. The
Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Davis,
seeks a linguist specializing in second language acquisition and
development at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking for
someone with strong interests in language pedagogy and teacher
education. We are seeking a colleague who takes an approach to second
language development that recognizes the social contexts in which
languages develop as well as the forms languages take. Research
interests in one of the following areas is desirable: L2 assessment,
L2 reading and writing, bilingualism. As our graduate students do
research in second language development contexts that range from K-12
and university classrooms to community settings of various kinds, an
interest in multilingual/multicultural populations like those of
California is also desirable. 

The candidate should be able to teach advanced courses in second
language acquisition and development and M.A.-level TESOL pedagogy,
along with other graduate and undergraduate courses as needed by the
department. Our department currently offers an MA with a general track
and an applied (TESOL) track. A doctoral program emphasizing second
language acquisition and development is currently in the approval

Candidates must show strong promise in both research and teaching, and
rapport with the interests of the department. To ensure full
consideration, applications must be postmarked by December 1, 2003,
though the position will remain open until filled. Send application
letter, sample publications and three letters of reference to Will
Benware and Vai Ramanathan, Co-Chairs, Search Committee, Department of
Linguistics, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA
95616. TEL: 530/752-1291, FAX: 530/752-3156; Email:, (Lesley Byrns, Office Manager). 

For further information about the Department of Linguistics at UCD,
please visit our website at Position is
subject to final administrative approval.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr Vai Ramanathan
	Search Committee, Department of Linguistics, 
	UC Davis
	One Sheilds Ave.
	Davis, CA 95616
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 01-Dec-2003

Contact Information:
	Ms. Lesley Byrns
	Tel: 530.752.1291
	Fax: 530.752.3156

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