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LINGUIST List 20.3639

Wed Oct 28 2009

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia State U

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        1.    Sara Weigle, Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
Date: 26-Oct-2009
From: Sara Weigle <sweiglegsu.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics and ESL
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address: http://www.gsu.edu/alesl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is
accepting applications for an anticipated tenure-track position at the
assistant professor level. The Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL
consists of three interrelated academic programs (BA, MA, and PhD in
Applied Linguistics), an English as a Second Language (ESL) program that
provides instruction for university matriculated ESL students at
undergraduate and graduate levels, and a large Intensive English Program
(IEP) that provides a comprehensive pre-academic course of study in
academic language development for ESL students who wish to matriculate at
Georgia State University (GSU) or other post-secondary institutions.

Candidates will have a doctorate in Applied Linguistics or a closely
related field by the time of the appointment. Specialties of particular
interest are second language reading and/or intercultural communication.
The ideal candidate will also have strong background and interest in one or
more of the following: morphology and syntax, second language acquisition,
ethnographic research methods.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a coherent research agenda, record
of relevant publications, and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate
and/or graduate courses, particularly with applications to second language
research and pedagogy. Preferred candidates will also have experience
teaching ESL/EAP and a record of external funding.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of research
publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 letters of
professional recommendation should be sent to Dr. Stephanie Lindemann, the
Search Committee Chair, at the address below.

Review of the applicants will begin November 15, 2009; applications
received after December 1st may not receive full consideration. The
preferred starting date is fall semester, 2010. Salary is commensurate with
experience.

Atlanta is a multi-cultural urban setting. An offer of employment will be
conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University, a unit
of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Educational
Institution and an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. For
further information about our programs visit the Department's website at
http://www.gsu.edu/alesl. Inquiries about the position can be directed to
linguisticsgsu.edu.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Stephanie Lindemann
Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL
P.O. Box 4099
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099
USA
Contact Information:
Dr. Stephanie Lindemann
Email: linguisticsgsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5187
Fax: 404-413-5192
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