LINGUIST List 15.2438

Thu Sep 2 2004

Jobs: French/Lang & Culture: Asst Prof, U of Calgary

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Message 1: Jobs: French & Language and Culture: Asst Prof, University of Calgary

Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 13:32:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: kguevara <>
Subject: Jobs: French & Language and Culture: Asst Prof, University of Calgary

University or Organization: University of Calgary
Department: French, Italian and Spanish
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language and Culture
Required Language(s): French
 (Code= FRN)


The Department of French, Italian and Spanish invites applications for
a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of French,
effective July 1, 2005. We seek a specialist in the study of the
interface between language and culture in the second-language context
(applications from linguists, pedagogy specialists and literary
critics are welcome). The teaching load is 2/2 and includes
undergraduate and graduate teaching.

An active research program, evidence of effective teaching, as well as
native or near-native fluency in French, are required. Preferred
qualifications include a completed PhD at the time of appointment and
competence in another Romance language (especially Italian). The
successful candidate will work closely with the University of
Calgary's Language Research Centre (

The department offers BA, MA and special-case PhD degrees in French
and Spanish. The area of second-language studies has been identified
as one of the 16 pillars of excellence in the University of Calgary
Academic Plan.

Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum
vitae, a writing sample and evidence of teaching
effectiveness. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential
letters of reference or their placement dossier to be received by that

Consideration of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2004 and will
continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Rachel Schmidt
	Dept of French, Italian and Spanish, University of Calgary
	2500 University Drive N.W.
	Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:

	Dr. Rachel Schmidt
	Tel: (403) 220-4002
	Fax: (403) 284-3634

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