LINGUIST List 16.364

Sat Feb 05 2005

Jobs: Italian/L2 Acquisition: Professor, U of Windsor

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        1.    Dietmar Lage, Italian/L2 Acquisition/Applied Ling: Prof, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: Italian/L2 Acquisition/Applied Ling: Prof, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Date: 03-Feb-2005
From: Dietmar Lage <>
Subject: Italian/L2 Acquisition/Applied Ling: Prof, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

University or Organization: University of Windsor
Department: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Job Rank: Professor
Specialty Areas: Second Language Acquisition and/or Applied Linguistics
Required Language: Italian (ITN)


The University of Windsor invites applications for a senior position in
Italian Studies with expertise in the area of second language acquisition
and education and/or applied linguistics commencing July 1, 2005.

The successful candidate for this position will possess a Ph. D. in Italian
language and culture; a substantial academic research and teaching record
consistent with the level of the appointment, as well as an interest and
capability for working with the local Italian community in Italian language
and culture projects. Candidates should know that the University of Windsor
is pursuing the creation of an academic Chair in Italian Studies.

The successful candidate for the position will be responsible for providing
courses in Italian language and culture at all undergraduate levels; will
encourage and contribute to the development of the department's focus on
second language education; will provide core courses related to the second
language acquisition and education theme (taught in English) which will be
common to all language areas of the program.

Applications should include: a letter of application, indicating
citizenship/resident status; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of
teaching interests and educational philosophy; sample course outlines;
teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness or a
teaching dossier; a tape, two to four minutes in length, of the candidate
reading a short text and introducing her/himself in Italian and English;
and the names and contact information of three referees. Please click this
application submission link if you are not using Netscape and can not view
the links in the above paragraph and the text below.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications, including letters of
reference, should be submitted by March 1, 2005 to the address below.

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. If you are
unable to submit the application by the deadline date, you should contact
the Head to alert him that you intend to submit an application after the
deadline date. If you are viewing the advertisement after the deadline
date, you should contact the Head to find out the status of the search and
discuss the possibility of submitting an application.

The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies,
practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and
work environments; and ensures that applications from members of
traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its
employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further
diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not
limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members
of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The
University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and
to self-identify in your letter of application. Priority will be given to
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada.

The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions,
provides "the degree that works," an innovative and student-focused
approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow.
Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found
at Also visit us at For additional information about this
position and employment at the University of Windsor, contact Dr Janice Drakich,
Director, Faculty Recruitment at 1-877-665-6608 or

Address for Applications:

Dr. Dietmar Lage, Head
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures/Langues, littératures et cultures
University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr. Dietmar Lage
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 2873
Fax: (519) 971-3648

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