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LINGUIST List 18.816

Fri Mar 16 2007

Jobs: General Linguistics: Instructor/Specialist, Thammasat University

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        1.    Cholticha Bamroongraks, General Linguistics: Instructor/Specialist, Thammasat University, Thailand


Message 1: General Linguistics: Instructor/Specialist, Thammasat University, Thailand
Date: 15-Mar-2007
From: Cholticha Bamroongraks <linguisticstu.ac.th>
Subject: General Linguistics: Instructor/Specialist, Thammasat University, Thailand


University or Organization: Thammasat University
Department: Linguistics

Job Rank: Instructor/Specialist

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Description:

The Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat
University in Bangkok, Thailand currently has the following three positions
available:

We are seeking to hire applicants with strong academic skills in the field
of Linguistics or Applied Linguistics. The first two are Instructor
positions and the third is a Specialist position. All successful candidates
will join the teaching members of the Department of Linguistics to teach
courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to fulfill
administrative duties, for instance, through their participation in the
editorial team of our Department's quarterly published Journal of Language
and Linguistics and his/her contribution as language consultant in other
departmental matters.

The starting salary for each Instructor position is 23,370 baht per month,
plus housing allowance of 8,000 baht per month, while for the Specialist
position, it is 33,990 baht per month, plus the same housing allowance.
However, on top of the general responsibilities described above, the
Specialist will produce at least one original research project within
his/her area of specialization per academic year.

MA or PhD holders who are native speakers of American English, Canadian
English, British English, Australian English, or New Zealand English are
encouraged to apply. Prospective candidates must possess excellent
interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, and be able to show
evidence of their relevant academic and practical backgrounds and (if any)
a list of publications and/or research. Please note that regardless of the
outcome of the application, all supporting documents will not be returned
to you. A face-to-face or telephone interview is necessary and will be
arranged only at the application's own expense.

Although initial enquiries could be made by e-mail or telephone, it is
preferred that an actual application pack be sent to us in hard copy. To
apply, please send a CV, cover letter, copies of all transcripts and degree
diplomas, copies of sample work, three letters of recommendations written
by past or current employers or thesis supervisors, and two passport photos
to the address below.

Starting date of employment: Early May 2007 or late October 2007.
Deadline for application submission: open until all positions are filled.

The Department of Linguistics at Thammasat University is the oldest in
Thailand and the only to offer a BA in Linguistics as well as an MA in
Linguistics for Communication and a PhD in Linguistics. Our faculty members
are engaged in teaching and research in the major areas of general and
applied linguistics. The Department also publishes the Journal of Language
and Linguistics. The Journal is the only specialized linguistics
publication of its type in Thailand. It provides a forum for publication of
original articles in any area of language, linguistics and language teaching.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Cholticha Bamroongraks
Head of the Department of Linguistics
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University
2 Prachan Road
Bangkok 10200
Thailand

Contact Information:
Dr Cholticha Bamroongraks
Email: linguisticstu.ac.th
Phone: (+66) (0)2 613-2581
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