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LINGUIST List 16.2145

Wed Jul 13 2005

Jobs: L2 Acquisition: Assoc/Full Professor, UC Davis

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        1.    Nancy Dorsey, Second Language Acquisition: Associate or Full Professor, University of California, Davis, USA


Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Associate or Full Professor, University of California, Davis, USA
Date: 12-Jul-2005
From: Nancy Dorsey <nldorseyucdavis.edu>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Associate or Full Professor, University of California, Davis, USA


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University or Organization: University of California, Davis
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Associate or Full Professor (tenured)
Specialty Areas: Linguist specializing in second language acquisition


Description:
The Department of Linguistics seeks a linguist specializing in second
language acquisition and development (SLAD). We are seeking a candidate
who recognizes the dynamic interaction among linguistic structures,
communities of use, and the sociocultural/sociopolitical contexts of
language acquisition and development. Research interests in one or more of
the following areas are desirable: social, pedagogical, or cognitive
aspects of bi/multilingual development; bi/multilingual literacies;
language and educational pollicies; and discourse analysis. An interest
and an ability to teach some courses relevant to MA-TESOL, are also
desirable. Faculty research expertise at the UCD Department of Linguistics
spans the areas of structural, theoretical, cognitive, social, and applied
linguistics. Consequently, the ideal candidate should be able to integrate
his/her research and teaching with those of the existing faculty, both
general and applied. In addition to engaging in teaching and research, the
candidate should be willing and able to mentor graduate students on their
projects. Administrative experience would be valuable and willingness to
shoulder program responsibilities is essential.

The UC Davis Department of Linguistics is a dynamic research and teaching
community of 9 ladder faculty, 6 lecturers, and about 25 graduate students.
It is also the core of a larger Graduate Group in Linguistics, which
consists of an additional 18 faculty with applied research interests. This
group offers both an M.A. with a TESOL emphasis (since 1965) and a Ph.D.
degree in Linguistics (since 2003). The Department is also affiliated with
a new interdisciplinary campus research institute, the Center for Mind and
Brain.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be postmarked by November
1, 2005, though the position will remain open until filled. Send application
letter, C.V., sample publications, and three letters of reference. Finalists
will be asked to send course evaluations. Position is subject to final
administrative approval.

The University of California, Davis, and the Department of Linguistics are
interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards and
professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that
supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

Address for Applications:

Prof. Vaidehi Ramanathan
One Shields Avenue
Department of Linguistics
Davis, CA 95616
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Office Manager Lesley Byrns
Email: labyrnsucdavis.edu
Phone: 530-752-1291
Fax: 530-752-3156
Website: http://linguistics.ucdavis.edu


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