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LINGUIST List 22.4232

Thu Oct 27 2011

Jobs: English; Text/Corpus Ling: Asst/Assoc Prof, American U of Cairo

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        1.     Amira Agameya , English; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Assistant/Associate Professor, The American University in Cairo, Egypt


Message 1: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Assistant/Associate Professor, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Date: 26-Oct-2011
From: Amira Agameya <aagameyaaucegypt.edu>
Subject: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Assistant/Associate Professor, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
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University or Organization: The American University in Cairo
Department: Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Job Location: Cairo, Egypt
Web Address: http://www.aucegypt.edu
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Computer-Assisted Language Learning

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The MA in TEFL Program at the American University in Cairo anticipates one
opening for a specialist to teach and do research in the areas of Corpus
Linguistics and Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL). Secondary
focus would also be desirable in any of the following areas: sociolinguistics
with a cross-linguistic emphasis, second language acquisition, intercultural
communication, and in any of the traditional ESL skill areas. Experience or
interest in community-based learning and/or online learning would also be an
asset. The position primarily involves teaching in the MA in TEFL program,
and maintaining an active research agenda.

Requirements:
A Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics is required. Successful candidates should
have an ongoing program of research and a demonstrated commitment to
excellence in teaching. It would be strongly desirable for the candidate to
have experience teaching in an MA-level TESOL program. Responsibilities
include graduate and possibly some undergraduate teaching, supervising
master's theses, maintaining an active program of research and publications,
and service to the Department and the University.

Priority will be given to applications received by January 15, 2012. Position is
open until filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by videoconference
beginning in February 2012.

Additional Information:
The position is at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor and is tenure
track with initial three-year (renewable) appointment subject to mutual
agreement. It will begin in September 2012. Renewal of an appointment
depends upon institutional needs and the appointee's performance.

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current C.V;
b) List names & contact information of at least three references familiar with
your professional background; c) a letter of interest; d) a statement of
teaching philosophy; e) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF);
(f) a copy of a recently published article or manuscript chapter in progress;
and Note: Please remember your account login enables you to respond to
AUC additional questions (if required).

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2012 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://aucegypt.interviewexchange.com
Contact Information:
Dr. Amira Agameya
Email: aagameyaaucegypt.edu


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