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LINGUIST List 21.3435

Fri Aug 27 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling: Modern Langs: Assoc Prof, Nanyang Tech

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        1.    Nanyang Technological University, Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Date: 27-Aug-2010
From: Nanyang Technological University <Acad-talentntu.edu.sg>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Location: Singapore
Web Address: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/HSS/lcc/MLE/Pages/AboutMLE.aspx
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages


School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Director for Centre for Modern Languages

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological
University (NTU), Singapore, is seeking to appoint a dynamic leader for a
newly established Centre for Modern Languages. The successful candidate
will concurrently hold a tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank of
Associate Professor in the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies.

The appointee will play a significant leadership role in faculty and
curriculum development, as well as the expansion of the programme.
Currently, the School offers nine modern language electives (Arabic,
Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Spanish, and Thai). There
are plans to augment the number of languages offered in the Centre.

The appointee should have:
* a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, preferably with
specialization in language acquisition and/or language learning;
* knowledge and experience of second language pedagogy;
* extensive teaching experience at university level;
* an active research programme and a publication record commensurate with
this level of appointment;
* relevant administrative experience; and
* experience in managing curriculum and material development and teaching

Experience in setting up a language learning centre and the provision of
support for out-of-class activities will be an advantage.

NTU is a research university committed to providing a comprehensive
educational experience in a multicultural environment. It offers
competitive annual salaries, strong research support, and is committed to
nurturing faculty development.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please
refer to the department website above.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for
Faculty Appointment at the application URL below and send your application
package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae (including records of
competitive grants and graduate supervision, if any), personal particular
form, teaching statement and research statement, writing samples, and the
names and contact details of at least three referees] to the application
address below, by email to the application email below, or by fax to (65)
6791 9340.

Further enquiries about the position can be addressed to Professor K.K. Luke,
Chair of the Search Committee for the Director of the Centre for Modern
Languages, email address below.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Office of Human Resources
Nanyang Technological University
Administration Building, Level 4
50 Nanyang Avenue
639798 Singapore
Email Address for Applications: Acad-talentntu.edu.sg
Web Address for Applications: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplication/Pages/Faculty.aspx
Contact Information:
Chair Professor K.K. Luke
Email: kklukentu.edu.sg

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