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LINGUIST List 18.2799

Wed Sep 26 2007

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, San Jose State University

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        1.    Manjari Ohala, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, San Jose State University, CA, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, San Jose State University, CA, USA
Date: 25-Sep-2007
From: Manjari Ohala <ohalasocrates.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, San Jose State University, CA, USA
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University or Organization: San Jose State University
Department: Linguistics & Language Development
Web Address: http://linguistics.sjsu.edu

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis/Pramatics/Lang Acquisition (L2)


Subject to Budgetary Approval
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position in TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Job Opening ID (JOID): 013047

PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Linguistics, or Second Language
Acquisition, with specialization in English as a second/foreign language
learning, and teaching and teacher education. ABDs may be considered if
doctorate is completed by June 2008.

Applicants must present evidence of teaching effectiveness, scholarly
activity and awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a
multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study,
training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

An expertise and research interest in (a) second language education
(including pedagogy, supervision of language teaching, teacher research and
practitioner inquiry), and (b) discourse analysis/pragmatics oriented
towards language pedagogy.

Expertise and research interest in one or more of the following areas: (a)
second language acquisition, (b) technology mediated (-enhanced) language
learning (including Computer Assisted Language Learning, Computer Mediated
Communication), (c) English for Specific Purposes.

The Department of Linguistics and Language Development at SJSU offers a BA
and MA in Linguistics and an MA in TESOL. Duties include teaching
introductory and advanced courses in TESOL/applied linguistics, in general
education, and in developmental reading and writing, as well as supervision
of teachers in training. The normal teaching load is four three-unit
courses per semester plus advising and committee work (which includes
student recruitment). Faculty members could reduce their teaching load by
successfully applying for and securing grants from on-campus and/or outside

A pattern of demonstrated excellence in teaching and continued scholarly,
professional activity, including publications in refereed venues, will be
required for tenure and promotion. Candidate must address the needs of a
student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background,
ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through course
materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date:
August 21, 2008

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United

Application Procedures:
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching interests/philosophy, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, research plans, any representative publications, and at
least three original letters of reference with contact information by
February 1, 2008 to Manjari Ohala at the address below.

Include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the
core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.

Application Deadline: 01-Feb-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Manjari Ohala
San Jose State University
Department of Linguistics & Language Development
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0093
Contact Information:
Dr. Manjari Ohala
Email: ohalasocrates.berkeley.edu
Phone: 408-924-3742
Fax: 408-924-4703

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