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LINGUIST List 17.2821

Fri Sep 29 2006

Jobs: Swahili: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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        1.    Marita Romine, Swahili: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA


Message 1: Swahili: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Date: 28-Sep-2006
From: Marita Romine <mromineuiuc.edu>
Subject: Swahili: Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA


University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/
Job Rank: Lecturer
Specialty Areas: Swahili
Required Language(s): Swahili (swh)

Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for a three-year full-time
Lecturer in Swahili in its Languages Program, beginning on August 16, 2007.
The position is renewable beyond three years contingent on funding and
periodic satisfactory performance reviews. We seek a candidate who is able
to teach Swahili courses at all levels and willing to participate in a full
range of Swahili language program activities.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Swahili language pedagogy, second
language acquisition, linguistics, or a related field, experience teaching
Swahili at the university level, and high proficiency in both Swahili and
English. Experience with Swahili language teaching materials development,
especially those involving computer-based instructional technologies, is
preferred. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

To ensure full consideration, please send curriculum vitae, a concise
statement of curriculum development and teaching experience, and three
letters of reference. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing
date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
Early pre-screening may be conducted at the African Studies Association's
annual convention in San Francisco, California (November 16-19, 2006).

UIUC is an AA/EOE.

Address for Applications:
Department of Linguistics
C/O Marita Romine
707 S. Mathews Ave
Suite 4080 FLB, MC 168
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801
USA

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2007

Contact Information:
Professor Eyamba G. Bokamba
Email: bokambauiuc.edu
Phone: 217 244 3051
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