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LINGUIST List 23.3912

Thu Sep 20 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, The University of Texas - Pan American

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Sep-2012
From: College of Arts & Humanities <coahutpa.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Texas - Pan American, Texas, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Texas - Pan American
Department: English
Job Location: Texas, USA
Web Address: http://www.utpa.edu/dept/english
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Job Title: Applied Linguistics Assistant Professor (2 positions)
Department: English
Position Number: F12/13-014
Closing Date: Open until filled

Scope of Job:
The University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA) seeks two assistant
professors of Applied Linguistics, one with SLA/TESL focus and the other
with English Linguistics focus, for graduate and undergraduate programs in
applied linguistics, linguistics, language studies and teaching English as
a second language.

For English Linguistics Focus:
Applied emphasis in English grammar, history of the English language and
dialects, and/or theoretical emphasis in syntax.

For SLA/TESL Focus:
Applied emphasis in second language acquisition theory and practice and
possible theoretical emphasis/interest in phonology, semantics or pragmatics.

Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics, English linguistics or a closely
related field required by August 2013. Graduate coursework in both
theoretical and applied areas of linguistics

Experience: Demonstrated evidence of and potential for continuing
scholarship in an area of Applied Linguistics and/or English Linguistics

Experience: Substantial experience working with diverse student
populations, teaching ELLs, developmental writing and/or reading

Other: Interest in online delivery and program development

Other Information:
For more information about our department please visit our website:

Negotiable (Pending budget approval).

To apply send the following information:
1) Letter of interest
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Contact information for three references to the application email
address below.

Search committee initial review will begin on November 1st, 2012.
(Incomplete applications will not be considered).

If selected by the committee for interviews, additional documents will be
required including official transcripts of all university degrees, three
letters of references, and samples of scholarly work.

Send information to:
Electronic submissions are encouraged. Candidates should email documents to
the application email address below and place job search number on subject

UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women,
minorities, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by Texas Government
Code 411.09 (a) (2). All UTPA employees are required to have a criminal
background check (CBC). Texas law requires faculty members whose primary
language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined
by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or
internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language
Testing System (IELTS).

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
The University of Texas – Pan American
College of Arts and Humanities Dean’s office CAS 334, ATTN: SLA/TESL Focus Search
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
Email Address for Applications: coahutpa.edu
Contact Information:
College of Arts & Humanities
Email: coahutpa.edu

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