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LINGUIST List 17.3139

Thu Oct 26 2006

Jobs: Russian & Slavic & SLA, Translation: Asst Prof, U of Waterloo

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        1.    Mathias Schulze, Russian & Slavic Subgroup & Second Language Acquisition, Translation: Asst Prof, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: Russian & Slavic Subgroup & Second Language Acquisition, Translation: Asst Prof, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Date: 26-Oct-2006
From: Mathias Schulze <mschulzeuwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Russian & Slavic Subgroup & Second Language Acquisition, Translation: Asst Prof, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


University or Organization: University of Waterloo
Department: Germanic and Slavic Studies
Web Address: http://germanicandslavic.uwaterloo.ca
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Translation
Required Language(s): Russian (rus)
Slavic Subgroup

Description:

Applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor,
tenure-track appointment, beginning September 1, 2007. The department is
seeking a researcher and teacher who can contribute to the growth of
undergraduate programs in Russian and East European Studies and the MA in
Russian. The successful applicant must demonstrate native or near-native
abilities in Russian and English. Proficiency in one additional Slavic
language is highly desirable. The candidate must hold a PhD or equivalent
(by date of appointment).

The Department is open to any specialization in Slavic Studies, but
preference will be given to candidates whose research specialization is in
one or more of the following areas: cultural and literary studies, film
studies, SLA, humanities computing, translation studies. The successful
candidate will be a dedicated teacher at the undergraduate and graduate
levels who is able to teach a broad range of courses in Russian language
and culture, including online courses. Administrative ability and evidence
of an active research agenda commensurate with experience are essential.

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, evidence of teaching
accomplishment, and at least one sample of recent research work.
Confidential letters from three referees are required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of
Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including
women, members of visible minorities, native people and persons with
disabilities.

Salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This
appointment is subject to the availability of funds. Further details at
http://germanicandslavic.uwaterloo.ca

Address for Applications:
Dr David John
Dept of Germanic and Slavic Studies
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Canada

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2006

Contact Information:
Dr David John
Email: jvaughanuwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519 888 4567 x 32428
Fax: 519 746 5243
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