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LINGUIST List 22.3816

Fri Sep 30 2011

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Asst Prof, U of Florida

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        1.     Diana Boxer , Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA


Message 1: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA
Date: 30-Sep-2011
From: Diana Boxer <dboxerufl.edu>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of Florida
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Florida, USA
Web Address: http://www.lin.ufl.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition; TESL


Description:

The Linguistics Department at the University of Florida seeks to fill a faculty
position at the tenure-track level for an Assistant Professor of Second
Language Acquisition. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) teach
courses at the both undergraduate and graduate level related to area of
research expertise within SLA 2) contribute to teaching TESL courses for the
department's growing undergraduate TESL minor and certificate program
(http://www.lin.ufl.edu/tesl/TESLminor.html), and graduate SLAT certificate
program (http://www.lin.ufl.edu/slat.html) 2) participate actively in the
academic life of the department, college, and university and 3) maintain an
active research agenda. Research areas of particular interest include: applied
linguistic approaches to second language acquisition, formal linguistic
approaches to second language acquisition and psycholinguistic /
neurolinguistic approaches to second language processing.

Position begins August 2012. Required: Ph.D. in Second Language
Acquisition or related field by time of employment; a demonstrated record of
accomplishments in scholarship, including evidence for a future outstanding
publication record and the potential to create an internationally recognized
research program; and demonstration of effectiveness in teaching. ESL/EFL
teaching and assessment experience, publications, and evidence of ability to
attract external research funding preferred.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida houses three
research labs related to language acquisition and/or linguistic processing,
equipped for basic offline experiments, reaction time experiments, eye-
tracking, ERPs as well as experimental phonetic/ phonology research:

(a) Brain and Language Laboratory
(http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/kaan/kaanlab/index.html )
(b) Language and Cognition Lab
(www.clas.ufl.edu/users/cowles/LangCogLab/Welcome.html)
(c) Linguistic Development Lab
(http://plaza.ufl.edu/jrothman/LDL/index.html)

All applications must be submitted electronically at the application URL below
(search for requisition # 00008619). Submit a Faculty Profile - Short
Application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching
interests (as 'other document'), and the names, addresses and e-mail contact
information of three (3) references. Screening of application materials will
begin November 15th, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For
inquiries regarding this position, please email Dr. Diana Boxer
(dboxerufl.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities,
women and those from other underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening
which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and
verification of education.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.ufl.edu
Contact Information:
Diana Boxer
Email: dboxerufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-0639
Fax: 352-392-8480

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