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Tue Nov 16 2010

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State U

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        1.     John Murphy , Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: John Murphy <jmmurphygsu.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics & ESL
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address: http://gsu.edu/alesl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Second Language


Description:

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
Georgia State University
Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is
accepting applications for an anticipated tenure-track position at the
assistant professor level, pending budgetary approval, to complement
departmental research strengths in one or more of the following areas: (1)
Language and Literacy Learning and Teaching; (2) Language Analysis and Use,
and (3) Applied and Critical Perspectives on Language, Culture, and
Society. The Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL consists of three
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. Specializations of interest
include oral discourse analysis, pragmatics, assessment, and English as a
lingua franca. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in researching
language-related issues in urban settings are particularly welcome.

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 with also have a record of
external funding and experience teaching ESL/EAP.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of research
publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 letters of
professional recommendation should be sent to the address below.

Review of the applicants will begin November 30, 2010; applications
received after December 15th may not receive full consideration. The
preferred starting date is fall semester, 2011. 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 Education
Institution and an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. For
further information about our programs visit the Department's website at
the URL above.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor John Murphy, Search Committee Chair
Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL
P. O. Box 4099
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099
USA
Contact Information:
Professor John Murphy
Email: jmmurphygsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5193
Fax: 404-413-5201
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