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LINGUIST List 23.1504

Sun Mar 25 2012

Jobs: Standard Arabic; Semitic Langs; Applied Ling: Lecturer, Concordia U Montreal

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Date: 25-Mar-2012
From: Brad Nelson, Chair of CMLL <bnelsonalcor.concordia.ca>
Subject: Standard Arabic; Semitic Languages; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Concordia University Montreal, Canada
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University or Organization: Concordia University Montreal
Department: Classics, Modern Languages & Linguistics
Job Location: Montreal, Canada
Web Address: http://cmll.concordia.ca
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Semitic Languages

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Semitic

Description:

The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics invites
applications for one extended-term appointment in Modern Semitic Languages.
Applicants must have a PhD or ABD status in Arabic Studies, Arabic
Linguistics, or a closely related field, with the proven ability to teach
and/or supervise courses in modern Semitic languages. The ideal candidate
will have previous experience in successful language coordination, and
competency in Modern Arabic and at least one other Semitic language. The
successful candidate will support the revision of the curriculum; help
address the shortage of highly specialized FT and PT faculty in the area of
current language teaching methodology; present and discuss relevant
literature and contemporary cultural issues; and supervise PT faculty and
support them in their pedagogical planning and execution.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae,
a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching
effectiveness. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to
be sent directly to the application address or email address below
(electronic applications preferred).

This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is full-time,
normally at the rank of Lecturer beginning July 1, 2012. Under the
provisions of the current CUFA Collective Agreement, individuals are
initially appointed for a three-year period with the possibility of
re-appointment in accordance with article 12.04 d.

All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Nelson, email
address below. Review of applications will begin as they are received and
will continue until the required position has been filled. All applications
should reach departments no later than May 1, 2012. For additional
information, please visit our Website at: http//artsandscience.concordia.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

Application Deadline: 01-May-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Brad Nelson, Chair
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
c/o Concordia University
7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R7
Canada
Email Address for Applications: bnelsonalcor.concordia.ca
Contact Information:
Dr. Brad Nelson, Chair of CMLL
Email: bnelsonalcor.concordia.ca
Fax: 1-514-848-8679
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