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LINGUIST List 16.3209

Tue Nov 08 2005

Jobs: Chinese Linguistics: Asst Prof, U of Alberta

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        1.    Yoshi Ono, Mandarin/Chinese Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada


Message 1: Mandarin/Chinese Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
Date: 05-Nov-2005
From: Yoshi Ono <tonoualberta.ca>
Subject: Mandarin/Chinese Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada


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University or Organization: University of Alberta
Department: East Asian Studies
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Chinese Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/SLA
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


Description:

The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level
in the area of Chinese Linguistics/Chinese Applied Linguistics/Chinese
Second Language Acquisition. Qualified candidates should hold the degree
of Ph.D. and demonstrate native or near-native fluency in spoken and
written Mandarin and English. Experience in teaching Chinese at the
college/university level in North America is also essential. Interest in
instructional technology and experience in coordinating a Chinese language
program would also be an asset. Responsibilities will include teaching in
both undergraduate and graduate student programs, and maintaining an active
research program.

The Department of East Asian Studies (established in 1979) offers degree
programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in Chinese and Japanese
language, linguistics, and literature. There are currently six full-time
faculty members in addition to two full-time and ten part-time sessional
instructors serving an average of 1200 undergraduate and graduate students.
For more information on the department, please consult the departmental
website at http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~eastasia

The University of Alberta, established in 1908 as a board-governed, public
institution, has earned the reputation of being one of the best
universities in Canada based on our strengths in teaching, research, and
services. The University of Alberta serves over 35,000 students in more
than 200 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate programs
(http://www.ualberta.ca/). The Faculty of Arts is the oldest and most
diverse faculty on campus, and one of the largest research and teaching
centres in western Canada (www.arts.ualberta.ca). The University's main
campus is located in Edmonton, capital of the province of Alberta. The
Edmonton metropolitan area is the sixth largest in the country with a
population of approximately one million (http://www.edmonton.ca).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants
should send curriculum vitae, a letter describing their areas of research
interest, samples of publications, and, if available, a teaching dossier
and evaluations of teaching performance to the address below.

Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to
the Chair. Closing Date: February 28, 2006

The effective date of employment will be July 1, 2006.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens
or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to
the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage
applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with
disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


Address for Applications:

Professor Janice Brown
Department of East Asian Studies
Room 400 Arts
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1
Canada

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2006

Contact Information:

Professor Janice Brown
Email: janice.brownualberta.ca
Phone: (780) 492-1131
Fax: (780) 492-7440
Website: http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/~eastasia/


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