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Sun Sep 09 2007

Jobs: L2 Acquisition: Asst Professor, U Kentucky

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        1.    Stayc DuBravac, Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The University of Kentucky, KY, USA


Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The University of Kentucky, KY, USA
Date: 07-Sep-2007
From: Stayc DuBravac <sdubravacuky.edu>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, The University of Kentucky, KY, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Kentucky
Department: Modern & Classical Languages
Web Address: http://www.uky.edu

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Second Language
Acquisition

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Japanese (jpn)

Description:

The University of Kentucky seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in second-language
acquisition. The appointment, to begin August 2008, will be housed initially in the
Department of Modern & Classical Languages; ultimately, the appointee will be affiliated
with the University's new Linguistics Department (whose creation is anticipated within
the next three years) and will have the option of a joint appointment. Applicants must
have a PhD in Linguistics in hand by July 2008, with research experience in
second-language acquisition and a language specialization in Arabic, Chinese, or
Japanese. Teaching experience in language courses in the language of specialization and
native or near-native fluency in English and the language of specialization are expected.

Responsibilities of the position include pursuing an active research program,
developing new courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and teaching
four courses per year: two in the area oflanguage specialization and two in the
Linguistics Program. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Applicants should send letter of application, CV, and placement
dossier with at least three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Stayc DuBravac, Chair,
SLA Search Committee, Modern and Classical Languages, 1055 POT, University of Kentucky,
Lexington KY 40506-0027.

Applications will be acknowledged. Review of applications will begin November 1
and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be
conducted at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, 3-6 January 2008, or,
if necessary, via teleconferencing. The University of Kentucky is an AA/EO employer.
Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.



Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2007 (Open until filled)

Mailing Address for Applications:
Stayc DuBravac
Chair, SLA search committee
Modern and Classical Languages
1055 POT, University of Kentucky
Lexington, US 40506-0027
USA

Contact Information:
Stayc DuBravac
Email: sdubravacuky.edu
Fax: (859) 257-3743


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