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LINGUIST List 23.4773

Thu Nov 15 2012

Jobs: English; 2nd Lang Acq; Multilingualism; Rhetoric & Composition: Asst Prof, Louisiana State U

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

Date: 26-Oct-2012
From: Richard Landry <rland26lsu.edu>
Subject: English; Second Language Acquisition; Multilingualism; Rhetoric and Composition: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Louisiana, USA
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University or Organization: Louisiana State University
Department: Department of English
Job Location: Louisiana, USA
Web Address: http://www.lsu.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition, Multilingualism, Rhetoric and Composition

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Department of English at Louisiana State University invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Second Language Acquisition and
Multilingualism. We especially welcome applicants with expertise in
teaching English as a Second Language, digital or multi-modal literary,
rhetorical theory in relation to multilingualism, and sociolinguistics.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in English, Linguistics, or related field; evidence of innovation and
excellence in teaching and research.

Additional Qualifications Desired:
Publications; ability to supervise students working toward a Master's
degree in teaching English as a Second Language; ability to contribute with
both teaching and research to a vibrant community of scholars in Rhetoric
and Composition; expertise in sociolinguistics and/or phonology.

The position has a competitive salary and a very attractive teaching load
of undergraduate and graduate courses, typically two courses per semester.
Opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and research collaboration
with programs such as Linguistics, Foreign Language and Literatures, French
Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Women's & Gender Studies.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment
background check. Screening began November 9, 2012, and will continue until
candidates are selected. Interviews will be conducted at the Modern
Language Association Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, January 3-6, 2013.

Applications will be acknowledged in writing. Apply online and view a more
detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position # 000216

LSU is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

Quick link to ad is at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55288
Contact Information:
Richard Landry
Email: rland26lsu.edu

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