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LINGUIST List 18.3107

Tue Oct 23 2007

Jobs: Eng Assessment; Lang Pedagogy: Asst/Assoc Prof Portland State U

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        1.    Barbara Pijan, English & Testing/Assessment; Language Pedagogy: Assistant/Associate Professor, Portland State University, OR, USA


Message 1: English & Testing/Assessment; Language Pedagogy: Assistant/Associate Professor, Portland State University, OR, USA
Date: 22-Oct-2007
From: Barbara Pijan <bpijanpdx.edu>
Subject: English & Testing/Assessment; Language Pedagogy: Assistant/Associate Professor, Portland State University, OR, USA
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University or Organization: Portland State University
Department: Department of Applied Linguistics
Web Address: http://www.ling.pdx.edu

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Testing/Assessment; Language Pedagogy

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the
Assistant/Associate Professor level. Applicants should have a PhD in
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Language Education, or a closely related
field, with primary specializations in language pedagogy and language
testing/assessment, and secondary specializations in culture learning,
research design, second language acquisition, or language planning and
policy. Other desirable interests include computer assisted language
learning, curriculum design or critical applied linguistics.
Responsibilities include teaching two courses per term (three terms per
year), supervision of thesis research, both quantitative and qualitative,
and graduate and undergraduate advising. An active research agenda,
establishing and sustaining funded research activities, and ESL/EFL
teaching experience are important. We encourage applications from a diverse
community of international scholars conducting research inside and outside
the United States.

Application Information:
The position will be available beginning Fall 2008. Candidates should
submit a letter of application including statement of research and teaching
interests, curriculum vitae, representative publications, and names and
addresses (including fax and email) of at least three references. Review of
applications will begin December 1, 2007. The position will be open until
finalists are identified. Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in
hand by August 1, 2008. Supporting materials, such as teaching evaluations,
lesson plans, and a philosophy of teaching statement and statement of
experience working with students of diverse backgrounds will be requested.
Anticipated starting date: September 16, 2008.

Applications should be sent to the address given below.

Information about the Department of Applied Linguistics:
The Department of Applied Linguistics offers an undergraduate minor, a BA
in Applied Linguistics, a Certificate in TESL, a MA TESOL degree, and
houses the Intensive English Learning Program (IELP). The program is
growing, especially at the graduate level, and is associated with a
laboratory school for ESL adult education. Portland State University is the
largest of seven universities in the Oregon State System of Higher
Education, and is located in the center of the Portland metropolitan area.
The university has more than 24,000 students, with approximately 23% ethnic
minorities, enrolled in programs from the undergraduate to the doctoral level.

Websites:
www.ling.pdx.edu (Department of Applied Linguistics)
www.labschool.pdx.edu (Laboratory School for Adult ESOL)

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
institution and, in keeping with the President's diversity initiative,
welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support
diversity.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Barbara A. Pijan
Applied Linguistics Search Committee, Department of Applied Linguistics
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0715
USA
Contact Information:
Barbara Pijan
Email: bpijanpdx.edu
Phone: (503) 725-4098
Fax: (503) 725-4139


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