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LINGUIST List 19.2963

Tue Sep 30 2008

Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Director, National U of Singapore

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        1.    REGINA SO, English & Applied Linguistics: Director, National University of Singapore, Singapore


Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Director, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Date: 30-Sep-2008
From: REGINA SO <elcsornus.edu.sg>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Director, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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University or Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: Centre for English Language Communication
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address: http://www.nus.edu.sg/
Job Rank: Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications and
nominations for the position of Director, Centre for English Language
Communication (CELC).
The National University of Singapore is a leading university in Asia with
approximately 32,000 students. CELC is a teaching department in the
University, reporting directly to the Office of the Provost. With staff
strength of 35 full-time and more than 80 part-time lecturers, CELC plays a
key role in addressing the language and communication needs of both the
local and international undergraduate and graduate students. CELC offers
three main types of courses - proficiency based courses such as Basic
English and English for Academic Purposes; discipline-specific Business and
Professional Communication Skills courses; and writing courses including
Critical Thinking & Writing and Writing for the Academy. CELC is primarily
a teaching department but staff members are active in pedagogical research
related to English Language Teaching (ELT). The Centre publishes an
international refereed journal, Reflections on English Language Teaching
(RELT), and organizes a symposium once every three years. For more
information about CELC, please visit http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc.

The Director of CELC is expected to be a dynamic academic leader with a PhD
in Applied Linguistics, TEFL/TESL, TESOL, Computer-Assisted Language
Learning (CALL), Writing, Discourse or other related fields; leadership
experience in managing a similar language centre; and a proven track record
in teaching and research in English language communication.

The appointment will be for three years, renewable. Remuneration and
benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applications, including a statement of interest, detailed curriculum vitae,
names of three referees and student feedback, should be forwarded before
the deadline to
Ms Regina So, to the address provided below. Only shortlisted candidates
will be notified.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2008
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms Regina So
Centre for English Language Communication
National University of Singapore
10 Architecture Drive
Singapore 117511
Singapore
Email Address for Applications: celcsearchcommitteenus.edu.sg
Contact Information:
Ms Regina So
Email: elcsornus.edu.sg
Phone: 65-65167447
Fax: 65-67779152
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