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LINGUIST List 23.4817

Mon Nov 19 2012

Jobs: German; Germanic; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, The University of Georgia

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

Date: 19-Nov-2012
From: Tikica Platt <tplattuga.edu>
Subject: German; Germanic; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Georgia, Georgia, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Georgia
Department: Germanic & Slavic Studies
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address: http://www.gsstudies.uga.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): German (deu)


The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgia
invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in
Germanic Linguistics, beginning August 2013. Preferred areas of
specialization are applied linguistics, second language acquisition, or
historical linguistics. Interest in language program coordination welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach German language courses
at all levels as well as linguistics courses at the undergraduate and
graduate levels. The teaching load is four courses per year.

Ph.D. in Germanic Linguistics or related field. Candidates should be able
to demonstrate scholarly potential, have German language teaching
experience, proven excellence in teaching, and possess native or
near-native fluency in both German and English.

Applications should include a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, statement
of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please send
all materials to the application mailing address below.

Electronic submissions also accepted. Please upload all documents at the
application URL below.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2012, and continue until
the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLA
convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and
urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land and sea grant institution
located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital
(www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the
University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its
faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that
is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity /
Affirmative Action Institution. Faculty members are expected to support the
college's goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
German Search Committee
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
201 Joseph E. Brown Hall
University of Georgia
Athens 30602-6797
Web Address for Applications: http://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20598
Contact Information:
Tikica Platt
Email: tplattuga.edu
Phone: 7065423663

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