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LINGUIST List 17.3784

Thu Dec 21 2006

Jobs: Arabic, Standard & Lang Acq: Faculty Research Assistant, U of MD

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        1.    Cristina Carucci, Arabic, Standard & Language Acquisition: Faculty Research Assistant, University of Maryland


Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Language Acquisition: Faculty Research Assistant, University of Maryland
Date: 20-Dec-2006
From: Cristina Carucci <ccaruccinflc.org>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Language Acquisition: Faculty Research Assistant, University of Maryland


University or Organization: University of Maryland
Department: National Foreign Language Center
Web Address: http://www.personnel.umd.edu/jobposting/cgi-bin/empFAC.idc
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition
Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Description:
The National Foreign Language Center at UMCP has an immediate need for a
Faculty Research Assistant to support the Center's "Arabic Variants
Identification" project - a multimedia training course intended for use by
government foreign language professionals.

Research duties include: assisting instructional designers in conducting Arabic
dialect research, coordinating results with the project staff, reviewing
content for accuracy, providing audio narration and/or production support in
Modern Standard Arabic or other dialects as known, providing status and
documentation on technological impacts of fonts, script and language specifics
for each dialect, assisting with the final stages of multimedia production and
other duties to support the project and deliverables. BA required, MA
preferred. Fluency in Arabic is required, native speaker or equivalent is
preferred. Written and spoken expertise in Modern Standard Arabic required.
Excellent research and organizational
skills required. Ability to type accurately in Arabic, to translate Arabic into
English and vice-versa is required. Teaching experience with adults, knowledge
of language pedagogy and strong English writing skills are highly desirable.
Salary is $50-60K depending upon qualifications. Full UMD benefits included.

Send letter, CV & 3 references to resumesnflc.org, attn: Faculty Research
Assistant Search.

AA/EEOC.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
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