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LINGUIST List 23.2558

Thu May 31 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of Pennsylvania

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Date: 31-May-2012
From: Elizabeth Deane <bettydgse.upenn.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Education/Educational Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.gse.upenn.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites
applications for a tenure track position at assistant professor level in our
division of Educational Linguistics. Candidates should have an earned
doctorate in educational or applied linguistics, second language studies, or a
related field.

We are looking for scholars who have an active program of interdisciplinary
research in second language acquisition, TESOL, or multilingual education
policy and practice, with specialization in one or more of the following areas:
- English as a global language
- Technology and new media
- Language assessment
- Bilingualism and biliteracy
- Corpus analysis
- Language planning and policy
- Heritage language teaching and learning
- Indigenous language revitalization
- Language ideology
- Sociolinguistics
- Super-diversity
- Critical language awareness

Ideal candidates will also have expertise in language learning and teaching in
one or more of the following settings: K-12 schools, higher education or
community programs, in national or international contexts. We are interested
in scholars whose abilities and interests relate to students at both doctoral
and master's levels, and who can offer courses, as well as supervise, guide,
and conduct research germane to the interests of professional language
educators and educational researchers.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action
employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

We anticipate that the appointment will be made at the assistant professor
level, to begin July 1, 2013. We will begin reviewing applications on October
1, 2012 but will continue to consider new applications until the position is

Please apply online at
https://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/positions/apply-ELX, submitting
a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae,
and reprints of publications and relevant manuscripts. Please address all
correspondence to Chair Elizabeth Deane at the mailing address below.
In order to be considered, letters from three references should be forwarded
to the mailing address below.

Application Deadline: 01-Oct-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Chair, TESOL Search Committee Elizabeth Deane
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Web Address for Applications: http://www.gse.upenn.edu/faculty_research/positions/apply-ELX
Contact Information:
Elizabeth Deane
Email: bettydgse.upenn.edu

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