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Thu Feb 16 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Trinity College Dublin

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        1.     John Saeed , English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Date: 16-Feb-2012
From: John Saeed <john.saeedtcd.ie>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
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University or Organization: Trinity College Dublin
Department: Linguistic, Speech & Communication Sciences
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland
Web Address: http://www.tcd.ie
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Post Title: Assistant Professor* in Applied Linguistics
Post Status: Permanent
Department/Faculty: Centre for Language and Communication Studies /
School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences
Location: CLCS, Arts Building, College Main Campus
Reports to: Head of School
Closing Date: 12 noon Tuesday 27th March 2012
Salary Range: This appointment will be made on the Department of
Education and Skills Lecturer Scale in line with current Government pay

The School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences wishes to
appoint an assistant professor (equivalent to lecturer) in applied linguistics
with expertise in cognitive approaches to second language acquisition.
The person appointed will contribute to the undergraduate and
postgraduate teaching of the Centre for Language and Communication
Studies (CLCS) in this area. The successful candidate will be expected to
teach on the CLCS M.Phil programmes and to supervise postgraduate
research at PhD level. She or he will increase Trinity College's research
strength in second language acquisition and psycholinguistics.
Information about the School is available at http://www.tcd.ie/slscs/. For
further information about the post and the department please contact the
Head of School, Prof John Saeed at the email address below.

* The new academic title of Assistant Professor, previously known as
Lecturer, as approved by University Council (15 June 2011) and Board (29
June 2011).

Background to the Post:
CLCS is an academic department of applied linguistics, linguistics and
speech science. CLCS is particularly active at postgraduate level, with
around 40 research students and four taught Masters programmes. It is
also responsible for the Bachelor in Deaf Studies; the linguistics
component of the B.A. in Computing and Language; and provides
modules in linguistics and modern languages for students across the
university. Its state-of-the-art language learning facilities and large
collection of language learning resources are used for class teaching by
the modern language departments and are also open to all members of
the university for self-access learning. CLCS has long established
research and teaching strengths in applied linguistics. The Centre
currently offers taught M.Phil degrees in linguistics, applied linguistics,
speech and language processing, and English language teaching and
has an increasing number of doctoral students in these areas.

Application Deadline: 27-Mar-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.tcd.ie
Contact Information:
Prof. John Saeed
Email: john.saeedtcd.ie

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