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LINGUIST List 16.2855

Tue Oct 04 2005

Jobs: General Ling: Asst Prof, U of WI-River Falls

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        1.    Sheri Fowler, General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of WI-River Falls, WI, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of WI-River Falls, WI, USA
Date: 04-Oct-2005
From: Sheri Fowler <sheri.l.fowleruwrf.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of WI-River Falls, WI, USA

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University or Organization: University of WI-River Falls
Department: English
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition;
ESL/TESOL/Bilingual education


The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin
System, is located 30 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul in
scenic west central Wisconsin. Year around arts, cultural and recreational
events are easily accessible. UW-RF's 5,800 undergraduate and graduate students
pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences; Education and Professional
Studies; Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science; and Business and
Economics. The University provides an excellent environment for learning,
emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms,
laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable
student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between
faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community
service are highly valued.

The Position: Assistant professor to teach Structure of English, English
Language: History and Culture, Language Acquisition, and Introduction to
Language and Linguistics beginning August 2006. The ability to teach TESOL
courses or bilingual education courses is an asset. Responsibilities will
include teaching in the general education program (written communication and
international or humanities courses as appropriate for the candidate's areas of
preparation) for approximately 50% of the teaching load.

The position is a full-time tenure-track faculty position. Compensation is based
on qualifications, including education and experience. The normal teaching load
is 12 units. The University expects scholarly activity, including research,
scholarship, and/or creative activities, and service that support its programs.

Qualifications (Required):
- Doctorate in English, TESOL, or Applied Linguistics required by time of
- Experience in area of expertise: Language and linguistics.
•- Evidence of effective university-level teaching.
- Ability to work with and advise undergraduate students.
- Evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential.
- Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and
ability to contribute to the University's commitment to enhancing student
awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.

To Apply:
Submit (1) a resume (or curriculum vitae) and (2) letter of interest specifying
qualifications and experience. Submit, as a separate document, a one page or
less (3) statement of your ability to contribute to the enhancement of student
awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures. Also include (4) an unofficial
transcript (official copies will be required if hired) and (5) the names,
addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references
who can specifically comment upon your administrative ability, experience, and
professional preparation. Please do not send letters of reference themselves.
Applications accepted by post or email (MS Word format preferred - email to
sheri.l.fowleruwrf.edu). Inquiries and hard copy applications should be
addressed to Laura Zlogar (715-425-3537) at the address below.
http://uwrf.edu/english/currentjobs.htm or http://www.uwrf.edu/hr

Deadline to Apply: Review of Applications will begin on November 7 and will
continue until the position is filled.

Address for Applications:

Dr. Laura Zlogar, Recruitment Committee Chair
UWRF English Department
410 S. 3rd Street
River Falls, WI 54022

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Sheri Fowler
Email: sheri.l.fowleruwrf.edu
Phone: 715-425-3537
Website: http://www.uwrf.edu/english/

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