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LINGUIST List 22.3725

Fri Sep 23 2011

Jobs: French; Lang Acq: Asst Prof, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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        1.     Peggy Nixon , French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Message 1: French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Date: 22-Sep-2011
From: Peggy Nixon <pnixonmun.ca>
Subject: French; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
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University or Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): French (fra)


Department of French & Spanish
Department of Linguistics
Position #: VPA-FREN-2011-001

The Department of Linguistics and the Department of French & Spanish are
seeking a joint tenure-track appointment.

The tenure track and regular term positions listed below will normally
commence July 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at
the rank of Assistant Professor. All positions normally require a completed
doctoral degree in the ap-propriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate
(or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the
appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-
track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned
doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-
year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate
completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of
the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following
completion of the requirements of the degree.). Letters of application should
be sent to the Head of the appropriate department, accompanied by a current
curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, the names and addresses of three
persons who can supply a letter of reference, and such additional materials
as may be specified below. The application must provide evidence of
excellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head no
later than October 28, 2011.

Qualifications are: Ph.D. (or near completion) in Linguistics, with
specialization in second language acquisition and the abili-ty to teach French
as a second language as well as courses in Linguistics in both English and
French. Applicants should have a record of effective teaching and conduct an
active research program focusing on the acquisition of French as a second
language. The successful applicant will be expected to teach French as a
second language as well as a range of courses in phonology, morphology and
second language acquisition at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The
ability to teach both in English and in French is a must. The successful
applicant will also be expected to undertake graduate supervision in either
department, to maintain an active research program on the second language
acquisition of French, and to contribute to administrative duties in each

Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, the names and
addresses of three referees, and any supporting documents, including
teaching evaluations and samples of published work, to the application
address or application email address below.

Application Deadline: 28-Oct-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie, Head
Department of Linguistics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador A1B 3X9
Email Address for Applications: linguistmun.ca
Contact Information:
Administrative Specialist Peggy Nixon
Email: pnixonmun.ca
Phone: (709) 864-8134
Fax: (709) 864-4000

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