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LINGUIST List 18.1183

Thu Apr 19 2007

Jobs: Applied Ling: Faculty Research Assistant, The U of Maryland

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        1.    Cristina Carucci, Applied Linguistics: Faculty Research Assistant, The University of Maryland, MD, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Faculty Research Assistant, The University of Maryland, MD, USA
Date: 18-Apr-2007
From: Cristina Carucci <resrevnflc.org>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Faculty Research Assistant, The University of Maryland, MD, USA

University or Organization: The University of Maryland
Department: National Foreign Language Center
Web Address: http://www.nflc.org

Job Rank: Faculty Research Assistant

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


DUTIES: The position's primary focus will be on the development of language
learning materials related to sponsored research projects at the NFLC. This
work will involve collaborating with the Second Language Acquisition team
in analyzing and implementing improvements to training for learning
materials developers grounded in principles of second language acquisition
for maximizing the instructional and linguistic quality of materials.
Specifically, the position will be responsible for producing high quality,
effective e-learning objects for use in language learning and language
skills maintenance. The Assistant will establish and coordinate the work of
expert consultants in virtual teams producing language e-learning materials
in assigned languages including: acting as the primary point of contact for
coaching, advising, training and motivating the teams; acting as the
primary point of contact for administrative support of language teams;
acting as the first level of quality assurance review of e-learning
materials produced; following a measurable production plan developed with
the project manager for the development of e-learning objects for each
assigned language; using a database to track progress on the development
plan; generating progress reports as required; preparing completed
e-learning objects for publication and editing English language content.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in an academic field relevant to foreign
language e-learning materials development preferably in foreign language
education or second language acquisition, at least 1-2 years experience
with computer-assisted language instruction and teaching adult learners,
outstanding English language communication skills, advanced knowledge of a
language other that English, able to work in a culturally diverse working

STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience

TO APPLY: To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and a list of three
references to resumesnflc.org. Please mark it "FRA - Language Learning
Materials Development" AA/EEOC. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: resrevnflc.org

Contact Information:
Cristina Carucci
Email: ccaruccinflc.org

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