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LINGUIST List 20.3110

Tue Sep 15 2009

Jobs: Applied Ling, Lang Acq, Socioling: Asst Prof, Fairfield U, CT

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        1.    Marie-Agnès Sourieau, Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, Fairfield University, CT, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, Fairfield University, CT, USA
Date: 13-Sep-2009
From: Marie-Agnès Sourieau <msourieaufairfield.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics: Asst Prof, Fairfield University, CT, USA
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University or Organization: Fairfield University
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures
Job Location: Connecticut, USA
Web Address: http://www.fairfield.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics


Description:

Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics and/or Second Language
Acquisition; Tenure-track; Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment.

We seek a colleague who is enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching, shows
evidence of excellence in language teaching, has a promising research
agenda, and wants to join a diverse and collegial department. The candidate
will have a specialty in at least one of the following areas: second
language acquisition, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics,
computer-assisted language learning, or language methodology. Ability to
teach upper-division courses in Peninsular or Latin American culture and
literature a plus. Ability to teach in translation expected.

Job requirements include advising and mentoring students and participating
in departmental and University committees. Responsiveness to student needs
and effective communication skills are strong institutional values.
Successful candidate will advise language instructors on instructional
methodology. Publications in the field and demonstrable interest in
curricular development highly desirable. Familiarity with ACTFL guidelines,
experience in using technology in the curriculum highly desirable. Teaching
load: 3-3.

Please submit cover letter with (i) curriculum vitae, (ii) graduate
transcripts, (iii) three letters of recommendation, (iv) sample syllabi,
(v) teaching evaluations by a supervisor,(vi) personal statement covering
teaching philosophy, research plan, and experience or interest working with
people of diverse cultures and identities, (vii) at least one example of
representative scholarship e.g. published article, or book chapter, or
dissertation chapter to the address below. Review of applications begins
on November 19 and will continue until the position is filled. MLA interviews.

Fairfield University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university with an
active and pluralistic faculty located in southern Connecticut,
approximately 50 miles from New York City and 25 miles from New Haven.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer,
committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit,
particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and
members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will
provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a
disability. Also, in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University
annually collects and makes publicly available information about campus
crimes and other reportable incidents (www.fairfield.edu).

Application Deadline: 05-Dec-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Marie-Agnès Sourieau
1073 North Benson Road
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Canisius Hall 224
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
USA
Contact Information:
Dr. Marie-Agnès Sourieau
Email: msourieaufairfield.edu

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