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Fri Nov 11 2011

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, U of Hawaii at Manoa

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        1.     Graham Crookes , Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Date: 10-Nov-2011
From: Graham Crookes <slschairhawaii.edu>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
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University or Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Department: Second Language Studies
Job Location: Hawaii, USA
Web Address: http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/sls/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition


Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language acquisition, two
positions (position numbers 82418 and 82462), University of Hawai'i at Manoa
College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track. The
Department of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD in
Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. The
University of Hawai'i is a Carnegie 'very high research activity university' with
a strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The University supports
interdisciplinary initiatives within and across departments and colleges and
places high value on extramural funding.

Duties and responsibilities: The Department seeks to hire two faculty
members at the assistant professor level in the area of second language
acquisition to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the
area of SLA, with opportunities to teach in other areas of the Department's
curriculum as appropriate.

Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or more
of the following areas: acquisition of SL phonology; bilingualism in social and
cognitive contexts; cognitive, sociocultural, neurological and ecological
perspectives in SL learning; heritage language learners; identity and SLA;
individual differences in SLA; instructed SLA; multilingual literacy
development; technology and SLA; young learners.

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in second language studies, applied
linguistics, or closely related field by August 2012. Demonstrated ability to
carry out research in the applicant's major areas of specialization, as
evidenced by publication.

Annual 9-month salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and

To apply: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests and
experience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement (including a
list of courses taught), sample publications, and a summary of teaching
evaluations. In addition, letters of reference should be submitted directly by
three recommenders. All application materials should be sent as email
attachments to the application email address below. Please do not specify
position number; application for one implies application for both.

Conditional on availability of position and of funding.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Karen Matsumoto, Secretary
1890 East West Road
Moore Hall Room 570
Honolulu, HI 96822
Email Address for Applications: slschairhawaii.edu
Contact Information:
Professor Graham Crookes
Email: slschairhawaii.edu

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