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LINGUIST List 24.4081

Wed Oct 16 2013

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

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Oct-2013
From: coahutpa.edu <coahutpa.edu>
Subject: 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
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories


Description:

The University of Texas – Pan American (UTPA) seeks an assistant professor in applied linguistics for graduate and undergraduate programs in English as a second language, applied linguistics, linguistics, and language studies. Position begins Fall 2014.

Required:
Education:
PhD in Applied Linguistics, or closely related field required by August 1, 2014. Graduate coursework in both theoretical and applied areas of linguistics.

Experience:
Demonstrated evidence of and potential for continuing scholarship in an applied area of linguistics and interest in program development.

Preferred:
Education:
Applied emphasis in second language acquisition theory and practice and/or theoretical emphasis in phonology, semantics/pragmatics or syntax.

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

Other:
Interest in online course delivery and program development.

Other Information:
Submit all documents through email. Criminal background checks will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on campus interview. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position is open until filled.

To Apply Send the Following Information:
Submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. After initial consideration, additional documents will be required including official transcripts of all university degrees, names of three references, and sample of scholarly work. Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2013; position will remain open until filled.

Applicants must remove all personal information, such as Social Security Number and/or Date of Birth from the documents submitted (i.e. transcripts, certifications).

Send application information to the application email address below.

Candidates should place job search number (F13/14-030) on subject line.

Note: UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans 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)

Email Address for Applications: coahutpa.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://portal.utpa.edu/utpa_main/dba_home/ba_forms#HR_index
Contact Information:
coahutpa.edu
Email: coahutpa.edu

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