LINGUIST List 2.620

Mon 07 Oct 1991

Jobs: Applied Linguistics, Grammatical Theory

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  1. Ken Willing, Job Announcement: Sydney, Australia
  2. Diane Enders, Job Announcement: UC Irvine

Message 1: Job Announcement: Sydney, Australia

Date: Fri, 4 Oct 91 8:52:28 EST
From: Ken Willing <>
Subject: Job Announcement: Sydney, Australia
Job Announcement
REF. 880183
The appointee will have special responsibility for the area of Professional
Development within the National Centre for English Language Teaching and
Research, which is a Commonwealth Key Centre for Teaching and Research
located within the Linguistics Discipline.
The successful applicant will have appropriate postgraduate qualifications,
substantial research publications in teacher education and applied
linguistics and a record of successful professional development work. He
or she will also be able to demonstrate skills in administration and
management and exercise educational leadership. The ability to work in a
team is essential.
It is expected that the successful applicant will be experienced in the
field of adult language education and it is desirable that he or she
has some awareness of the objectives and practices of the Australian Adult
Migrant English Program in particular.
The position will require an expertise in one or more of the following
applied linguistics fields:
. second language teacher education
. discourse analysis and pragmatics
. language curriculum development and practice
. English language and literacy in the workplace
. classroom centred action research
. program management
Experience in planning, teaching and evaluating qualificatory and non-
qualificatory courses is highly desirable and there will be opportunities
for the successful applicant to contribute to the well-developed graduate
programs in the Linguistics Discipline. Ample opportunities and support
facilities exist for personal research in the various research centres in
Linguistics and the Discipline actively encourages and supports colleagues
to participate in national and international conferences. The position
will involve both interstate and overseas travel.
Salary range: $47,500 to $56,000 per annum (with the top rate rising to
$56,500 in July 1992)
The position is tenable from early 1992 (or as soon thereafter as may be
arranged) to 31 December 1997 with an extension dependent upon the
availability of funds. Alternatively, the University would be willing to
consider secondment, either for the full term, or for a shorter period.
Further information about the position may be obtained from Professor
Christopher N. Candlin: telephone (61-2-805-7673) Fax (61-2-805-7849)
E-mail: (Ken Willing):
Further information about the University, conditions of appointment, and
the method of application should be obtained from the Recruitment Manager,
Personnel Office, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, or by telephoning (02)805
7391, facsimile (02)805 7398.
Applications close on 1 November 1991.
Equality of Employment Opportunity is University Policy
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Message 2: Job Announcement: UC Irvine

Date: Mon, 07 Oct 91 16:42:39 -0700
From: Diane Enders <>
Subject: Job Announcement: UC Irvine
University of California, Irvine
The Department of Linguistics at the University of California,
Irvine is offering a position in the area of grammatical theory,
commencing with the 1992-93 academic year.
Applications are welcome at all professorial ranks, including
senior scholars. Preference will be given to applicants with an
established research record. Applicants are being sought in all
specialization areas, including syntax, semantics and phonology.
This position is one of an anticipated block of three senior and
junior positions in grammatical theory to be filled over the next
two to three years. In filling these positions, we will be paying
particular interest to candidates with active interest in
syntax/semantics, formal semantics, historical linguistics, and
phonetics and phonology.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, any
supporting materials, and names of three or more references to:
 Linguistics Search Committee
 School of Social Sciences
 University of California, Irvine
 Irvine, CA 92717.
Deadline for receipt of application materials is 1 December 1991.
The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to
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