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LINGUIST List 18.2174

Wed Jul 18 2007

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Brock University

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        1.    Tom Farrell, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Date: 17-Jul-2007
From: Tom Farrell <tfarrellbrocku.ca>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: Brock University
Department: Applied Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.brocku.ca/appliedlinguistics

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Phonetics, Phonology


Description:

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Brock University offers
undergraduate majors in Applied Linguistics, Applied Linguistics/TESL,
Hearing Sciences and Speech and Language Sciences; the Department also
offers a Master of Arts degree program in Applied Linguistics/TESL.
Applications are now invited for a probationary tenure-track appointment,
subject to final budgetary approval, to begin on or soon after July 1,
2008. We seek applicants with outstanding research and teaching expertise
or potential. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses
relevant to linguistics, speech, language, and hearing sciences, but
especially phonetics and phonology. Applicants whose research interests
relate most closely to English phonetics and/or phonology (e.g.,
phonological processing, prosodic processing, speech motor control) are
particularly encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
Candidates must hold by the time of their appointment a PhD in
Speech-Language Pathology, Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics, Applied
Linguistics, or Linguistics; post-doctoral research experience would also
be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an active
program of research/scholarship, to work toward attracting external
research funding, to participate in the academic and administrative
activities of the Department, and to teach at the undergraduate level;
there may also be future opportunities for teaching at the graduate level.
The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor,
conditional on qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will commence on October 12, 2007, and will continue
until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of
Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates.
Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with
disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily
self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their
application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a
member of one or more designated groups should fill out the
Self-Identification Form available at
http://www.brocku.ca/humanrights/images/selfIdentification.doc, and should
include the completed form with their application.

Application Process:
To be given full consideration, interested applicants should send a cover
letter and current curriculum vitae, including the full names of three
refereesto Dr. Thomas S.C. Farrell, Chair at the address listed below.
Please arrange for each letter of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr.
Farrell, without awaiting solicitation; to assure that letters are as
specific as possible, candidates are advised to apprise referees of the
nature of the Department and of the advertised position.


Application Deadline: 12-Oct-2007

Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Tom Farrell
Department of Applied Linguistics
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1
Canada

Contact Information:
Dr. Tom Farrell
Email: tfarrellbrocku.ca
Phone: (905) 688-5550, ext. 3846
Fax: (905) 688-2360


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