LINGUIST List 15.1919

Thu Jun 24 2004

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Victoria, Canada

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  1. gmoyer, Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Message 1: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 13:18:52 -0400 (EDT)
From: gmoyer <>
Subject: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

University or Organization: University of Victoria
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Second language acquisition, 
 computer technologies


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Victoria is pleased
to announce an opening for an entry level tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Applied Linguistics, effective 1 July, 2005. By the time
of appointment applicants must hold a PhD in Linguistics (Applied
emphasis) or in a closely related field such as Second Language
Acquisition, as well as developing an excellent record of scholarly
achievement and possessing demonstrable teaching skills. Any area of
specialization in applied linguistics will be considered; however, we
may give preference to candidates with expertise in the application of
computer technologies in SLA research and pedagogy.

The responsibilities of this position include graduate and
undergraduate teaching in our BA and Diploma programs in Applied
Linguistics and also in a new MA program in Applied Linguistics
expected to begin in September 2005. Courses taught may be in any of
the following areas: second language acquisition, second language
teaching methodology, pedagogical grammar, sociolinguistics, or
psycholinguistics. The position will also involve directing Master's
and doctoral research, providing practicum support for applied
linguistics students, and maintaining a successful program of research
and publication.

Applicants should send an application including a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, copies of representative publications, the names and
addresses of three referees, and any other supporting documents to: Dr
Leslie Saxon, Chair, Department of Linguistics, University of
Victoria, PO Box 3045, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P4; E-mail: The deadline for receipt of applications is 1 October
2004. Information about the Department of Linguistics and its programs
can be found on the Department's web page at

The University of Victoria is one of Canada's most vigorous
comprehensive universities. The Department of Linguistics has strong
ties to the University of Victoria's English Language Centre, the
Division of Continuing Studies, and the Centre for Asia-Pacific
Initiatives (CAPI). The Department of Linguistics has recently been
awarded several substantial grants associated with indigenous language
studies and L2 teaching and learning, including a five-year
Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) grant to support
research and training in indigenous language revitalization on
Vancouver Island.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages
applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible
minorities, aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and
genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification
of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in
accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Leslie Saxon
	Department of Linguistics, University of Victoria
	PO Box 3045
	Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P4

	Applications are due by 01-Oct-2004

Contact Information:
	Ms. Gretchen Moyer.
	Tel: 250 721-7424
	Fax: 250 721-7423	

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