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LINGUIST List 19.2624

Wed Aug 27 2008

Jobs: Japanese & L2 Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Kentucky

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        1.    Stayc DuBravac, Japanese & L2 Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA


Message 1: Japanese & L2 Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Date: 26-Aug-2008
From: Stayc DuBravac <sdubravacuky.edu>
Subject: Japanese & L2 Acquisition: Asst Prof, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
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University or Organization: University of Kentucky
Department: Modern & Classical Languages
Job Location: Kentucky, USA
Web Address: http://web.as.uky.edu/mcllc/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; L2 Acquisition

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as assistant professor
of Japanese and Second Language Acquisition to begin August 2009. The
position will be housed in the Department of Modern and Classical
Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

Applicants must have PhD in hand by July 2009, with research experience in
Second Language Acquisition and a language specialization in Japanese.
Teaching experience in language courses in Japanese and native or
near-native fluency in English and Japanese are expected.

Responsibilities of the position include pursuing an active research
program, coordinating the Japanese language curriculum, developing new
courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and teaching a
combined total of four courses per year in Japanese and Second Language
Acquisition.

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 Chair, Prof. Stayc
DuBravac. Applications will be acknowledged. Review of applications will
begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Short-listed
candidates will be asked to provide a statement detailing current and
projected research, related publications or writing samples, and a teaching
portfolio. Initial interviews will then be conducted via phone or
teleconference and three finalists selected for on-campus interviews.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse
geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public
institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members
of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Stayc DuBravac
Japanese/SLA Search Committee
Modern & Classical Languages
1055 POT, University of Kentucky
Lexington, US 40506-0027
USA
Email Address for Applications: sdubravacuky.edu
Contact Information:
Stayc DuBravac
Email: sdubravacuky.edu

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