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LINGUIST List 17.1527

Wed May 17 2006

Jobs: English & Verbal Reasoning: Test Development Associate, ACT, Inc.

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        1.    Ken Brim, English & Verbal Reasoning: Test Development Associate, Verbal Reasoning, ACT, Inc.


Message 1: English & Verbal Reasoning: Test Development Associate, Verbal Reasoning, ACT, Inc.
Date: 15-May-2006
From: Ken Brim <brimact.org>
Subject: English & Verbal Reasoning: Test Development Associate, Verbal Reasoning, ACT, Inc.


University or Organization: ACT, Inc.
Department: Test Development
Specialty Areas: Verbal Reasoning
Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

ACT, Inc., in Iowa City, Iowa, is seeking applications for the position of
Test Development Associate, Placement Programs department. Principal job
functions include working with writers to acquire materials for a
graduate-level verbal reasoning, reading comprehension, and English-usage
test and reviewing and editing such materials to meet stringent standards
of logical soundness, appropriateness, and fairness. Minimum requirements:
Master's degree in philosophy, linguistics, or other logic- and
language-related field and 2 to 4 years of work experience, preferably in
college-level teaching or large-scale assessment test development; or the
equivalent combination of education and experience. Ph.D. preferred.
Requires excellent writing and logical skills and broad general knowledge.
Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits and
work environment. For more information about ACT and how to apply for this
position, visit the employment page of the ACT website
(http://www.act.org/humanresources) and click on the position listing. ACT
is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity in People and Ideas




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Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Ken Brim
Email: brimact.org
Apply on-line at: http://www.act.org/humanresources
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