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LINGUIST List 17.1110

Wed Apr 12 2006

Jobs: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, Truman State U

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        1.    Heinz Woehlk, General Linguistics: Asst Prof, Truman State University, MO, USA


Message 1: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, Truman State University, MO, USA
Date: 12-Apr-2006
From: Heinz Woehlk <heinztruman.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Asst Prof, Truman State University, MO, USA


University or Organization: Truman State University
Department: Language & Literature Division
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; ESL


Description:

Truman State University, Missouri's highly selective public liberal arts
and sciences university, seeks a humanistically oriented linguist for a
full-time, generalist, tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment
beginning August 21, 2006.

Responsibilities: Sharing the teaching of a broad range of linguistics
courses at all levels in a vibrant Linguistics major; advising students in
the Linguistics major; teaching 9 to 12 credit hours per semester

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in hand before start of Fall 2006 semester
- Experience in teaching at the college level

Desired Qualifications:
- Expertise in TESOL
- Liberal arts background
- Ability to mentor students in undergraduate research

Truman State University has been ranked for the past nine years as the No.
1 Public University in the Midwest Region (Master's level) by U.S. News &
World Report. Founded in 1867, Truman has the distinction of being
Missouri's only statewide public liberal arts and sciences university and
the only public university in Missouri with highly selective admission
standards. This year's incoming class had an average ACT of 27.4 and high
school GPA of 3.77. Truman is a residential university focused on
providing its 5,800 students with broad liberal arts experiences and offers
in-depth study in 45 undergraduate majors and several graduate programs,
including the Master of Arts in Education. Located in Kirksville, Missouri
(pop. 17,000), Truman plays a vital role in the life of the community. See
http://www.truman.edu for more information.

Send letter of application, vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts
(copies acceptable for now), a statement of teaching philosophy and
commitment to the liberal arts and to student development, three recent
letters of recommendation, names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of
three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the address below.

Reviews will continue until the position is filled.

Truman is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to
cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
and welcomes applications from minority candidates.


Address for Applications:

Dr. Heinz Woehlk
Truman State University
Language & Literature Division, MC 310
100 E. Normal St.
Kirksville, MO 63501
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr. Heinz Woehlk
Email: heinztruman.edu
Phone: (660) 785-4481
Fax: (660) 785-7486
Website: http://www.truman.edu

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