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LINGUIST List 19.2909

Thu Sep 25 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Iowa State University

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        1.    Carol Chapelle, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Date: 23-Sep-2008
From: Carol Chapelle <carolciastate.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
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University or Organization: Iowa State University
Department: English or World Languages and Cultures
Job Location: Iowa, USA
Web Address: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~apling
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Communication Studies


Description:

Assistant Professor of World Languages and Cultures or Assistant Professor
of Linguistics

The Applied Linguistics Program and the Department of World Languages and
Cultures at Iowa State University invite applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics or World Languages and Cultures.
We are particularly interested in applicants who specialize in one or more
of the following areas: global intercultural communication,
computer-mediated communication, discourse analysis, language and social
interaction; business communication across cultures and cross-cultural
training; language for specific purposes; translation and/or
interpretation. The successful applicant must have a strong interest in and
ability to teach one or two courses in the Interdisciplinary Communication
Studies program. The successful applicant in applied linguistics will
participate in the undergraduate program in Linguistics, the MA program in
Teaching English as a Second Language/Applied Linguistics and the Ph.D.
program in Applied Linguistics & Technology. The successful applicant in
World Languages and Cultures will participate in the program in Languages
and Cultures for Professions (LCP) program. The appointment will begin
August 16, 2009, and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in applied linguistics, a world language or
culture, communication studies, or other appropriate field. For an
appointment in World Languages and Cultures, in addition to the Ph.D., a
minimum of a Master's degree and near-native proficiency in one of the
world languages offered by the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
Russian, Spanish) or in ESL as well as post-secondary teaching experience
in a world language or ESL. Promise for excellence in research and teaching.

Preferred qualifications: expertise and/or experience in one or more of the
following areas: global intercultural communication, computer-mediated
communication, discourse analysis, language and social interaction;
business communication across cultures and cross-cultural training;
language for specific purposes; translation and/or interpretation.
Stand-alone teaching experience.

Successful candidates are expected to show promise for publishing in
high-quality refereed journals and for excellent teaching. The successful
candidate will be expected to maintain a highly productive program of
research.

To ensure consideration, submit application by Oct. 22, 2008. Applicants
should send the following: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) three
letters of reference; 4) representative narrative and statistical teaching
evaluations, and 5) a writing sample to Prof. Douglas Bonett (Director,
Communication Studies Program) at the address listed below.

Iowa State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For
information about the Applied Linguistics Program, see our website, and for
more about the Department of World Languages and Cultures, see
http://www.language.iastate.edu/. For more information about the
Interdisciplinary Communication Studies program, see
http://www.las.iastate.edu/commstudies/home.shtml

Application Deadline: 22-Oct-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Douglas Bonett
Lagomarcino W112
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
USA
Email Address for Applications: dgbonettiastate.edu)
Contact Information:
Carol Chapelle
Email: carolciastate.edu
Phone: 1-515-294-7274

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