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Tue Sep 23 2003

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U/Texas--Pan American

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Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Texas--Pan American

Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 03:59:04 +0000
From: schneiders <schneiderspanam.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Texas--Pan American



University or Organization: University of Texas--Pan American
Department: English
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, ESL


Description:

Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics, tenure track, beginning fall
2004. The teaching duties will consist of a combination of linguistics
and ESL theory and pedagogy courses, both at the undergraduate and
graduate level. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics
or closely related field by August 2004; publications and evidence of
strong potential for scholarship in Applied Linguistics and ESL.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or a
combination of the following areas: psycholinguistics,
sociolinguistics, phonology as applied to English language learning,
second language testing, or ESL pedagogy. Experience in and commitment
to use of technology for augmenting or conducting courses online is
desirable.

The Department of English has two dynamic graduate programs, an
M.A. in English and a Master of Arts in English as a Second
Language. The department has plans for a new M.F.A. in Creative
Writing and a Ph.D. in composition studies. Institutional and
departmental support for research is strong. The University of
Texas-Pan American serves the Rio Grande Valley, enrolls 15,000
students and is a member of the University of Texas System. UTPA is
located in one of the fastest growing areas in the country, in
semi-tropical South Texas, in close proximity to Mexico and the
beautiful beaches of South Padre Island. For more information, please
visit our web page ( http://www.panam.edu/dept/english ).

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send letter of
application discussing teaching experience and research interests,
C.V., three letters of recommendation, and undergraduate and graduate
transcripts to Professor Steven Schneider, Chair, English Department,
University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive,
Edinburg, Texas 78541. Completed applications received by November 17
will have priority consideration. UTPA is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer. Note: This position is security-sensitive
and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the
employer to obtain criminal history record information. Texas law
requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English. Position F03/04-11



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Professor Steven Schneider
	English Department
	2001 W. University Drive
	Edinburg, TX 78541
	United States of America 

	Position is open until filled


Contact Information:
	Dr. Pamela Anderson-Mej´┐Żas
	Email: pla66f5panam.edu
	Tel: 956 381 3426
	Fax: 956 381 3423
	Website: http://www.panam.edu/dept/english
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