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LINGUIST List 22.4001

Thu Oct 13 2011

Jobs: Russian; Language Teaching & Acquisition: Lecturer, U of Waterloo

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        1.     James Skidmore , Russian; Language Teaching and Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: Russian; Language Teaching and Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Date: 12-Oct-2011
From: James Skidmore <skidmoreuwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Russian; Language Teaching and Acquisition: Lecturer, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Waterloo
Department: Germanic and Slavic Studies
Job Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://germanicandslavic.uwaterloo.ca
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Russian (rus)

Description:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Waterloo is
accepting applications for the position of Lecturer (limited term appointment of
two years, possibly renewable for a two-year period) in Russian with a
specialization in language teaching and acquisition. The successful candidate
will preferably have a PhD in hand by the time the appointment begins on 1
September 2012. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate level and a
leading role in program development (specifically language studies for
elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners of Russian, and cultural
studies courses taught in English). An ability and interest in online course
development is an asset as is the ability to teach other Slavic languages.

Russian studies at the University of Waterloo are undergoing a period of
redevelopment following the retirement of core faculty members. The
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies also offers programs leading to the
BA, MA, and PhD in German and courses in Dutch, Croatian, and Polish,
applied language studies, and visual studies. The University of Waterloo, rated
the most innovative university in Canada for many years running, is located in
one of the fastest growing regions of the country.

Salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. The closing date
for applications is 30 November 2011. Applications, including a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and innovation, and letters from
three referees, should be sent in electronic format only directly to Dr. James M.
Skidmore at the email address below.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens
and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo
encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women,
members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2011

Email Address for Applications: skidmoreuwaterloo.ca
Contact Information:
Dr. James Skidmore
Email: skidmoreuwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 x33687


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