LINGUIST List 15.1943

Mon Jun 28 2004

Jobs: Applied Ling: Language Specialist, Singapore

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  1. Chrisward, Applied Ling: Language Specialist, SEAMEO Regional Language Centre

Message 1: Applied Ling: Language Specialist, SEAMEO Regional Language Centre

Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 00:48:46 -0400 (EDT)
From: Chrisward <>
Subject: Applied Ling: Language Specialist, SEAMEO Regional Language Centre

University or Organization: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
Department: Specialist Department
Rank of Job: Language Specialist
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, See Description


SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
Academic Appointment

Language Specialist

The SEAMEO Regional Language Centre is looking for PhD graduates in
the field of Applied Linguistics.

We seek an individual to teach serving teachers from the region on
professional and some graduate courses and to participate in research,
publication, and other scholarly activities. We are particularly
interested in those specializing in Second Language Acquisition and
Materials Development.

The candidate should have at least two years of experience teaching a
second or foreign language at school or university level and at least
two years in teacher training. It would be an advantage if some of
this experience was in Southeast Asia. Experience at the primary
school level would also be particularly useful. Citizenship of a
country of Southeast Asia would be an advantage where all else was

The SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, which was set up in 1968, is one
of fourteen educational centres under the Southeast Asian Ministers of
Education Organization. Its mission is to assist SEAMEO member
countries in the area of language education. To achieve its purpose,
the Centre conducts advanced training courses and undertakes research,
publications and information dissemination related to the linguistic
needs and problems of Southeast Asia. Appointment is targeted for
early in the second half of 2004.

For enquiries, please contact:
Dr Christopher Ward
Head (Specialists Department)
SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
35 Orange Grove Road
Singapore 258352
Fax: (65) 6734-2753

The commencing salary will depend on the candidate's qualifications,
experience and the level of appointment offered. Variable bonuses are
paid on top of the monthly salary. Currently, this is usually not less
than the equivalent of one month's salary.

Monthly Gross Salary Ranges
Language Specialist 1	S$3,200.00 -- S$6,430.00
Language Specialist 2	S$5,200.00 -- S$8,430.00
Language Specialist 3	S$7,200.00 -- S$10,430.00
Language Specialist 4	S$9,200.00 -- S$16,530.00
(US$1 = S$1.7 approximately as at Feb 2004)

Leave and medical benefits will be provided. SEAMEO staff (other than
Singapore citizens and permanent residents) enjoy a tax free
status. Other benefits, depending on the type of contract offered,
include provident fund benefits, subsidized housing at RELC and
airfares. A staff member, with the permission of the Director, may
undertake approved consultation/outside work of a specialist nature
and retain fees earned.

Candidates should complete and send their application form together
with their detailed curriculum vitae, which should include area of
research interest, list of publications and the names and addresses,
email addresses and telefax numbers of three referees to:

Manager (HR and Publications)
SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
35 Orange Grove Road
Singapore 258352
Fax: (65) 6734-2753

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr Christopher Ward
	SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
	30 Orange Grove Road
	Singapore 258352
	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Dr Christopher Ward
	Tel: (65) 68857838
	Fax: (65) 67342753

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