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Sat 21 Nov 1992

Jobs: Phonetics; Applied

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  1. ANNA MORPURGO DAVIES, Oxford: Phonetics
  2. David G Nash, Australian National U.: ESL/Applied

Message 1: Oxford: Phonetics

Date: Thu, 19 Nov 92 14:31 GMT Oxford: Phonetics
From: ANNA MORPURGO DAVIES <MORPURGOvax.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Oxford: Phonetics

 University of Oxford (England)

The University proposes to appoint a University Lecturer in
Phonetics from 1 October 1993. The successful applicant will
also be the Director of the Phonetics Laboratory which fulfils
both teaching and research functions. The lecturer will be
expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate level and to
supervise research students in phonetics who make use of the
laboratory facilities. The holder of the post may be offered a
fellowship at Wolfson College. Stipend according to age on the
scale L. 13,400-26,407 (pounds sterling) per annum.

Applications (eight typed copies, one from overseas) including
a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and the names of three
referees should be sent to Mrs. E. J. Smith, University Offices,
Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone +44-865-
270137; Fax +44-865-270708) to arrive by Monday January
4, 1993. On request Mrs Smith will also provide a printed sheet of
further details about the post.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in Oxford, possibly
at short notice. They should make sure that the application
provides sufficient information (telephone number, e-mail or
fax address) for quick communication.

Please quote in your application ref.: p/1911.

The University is an equal opportunity employer.
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Message 2: Australian National U.: ESL/Applied

Date: Sat, 21 Nov 92 13:25:16 ESAustralian National U.: ESL/Applied
From: David G Nash <dgn612cscgpo.anu.edu.au>
Subject: Australian National U.: ESL/Applied

 ESL / APPLIED LINGUISTICS

 LECTURER
 (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)
 NON-CONTINUING

Applications are sought for a person whose primary duty will be to devise
and teach first-year units on Academic English for students of non-English
speaking background, and who can also assist the university's graduate
program in Applied Linguistics. The position will be based in the
Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts .

Applicants must have postgraduate qualifications in ESL / EFL, and
postgraduate training in relevant areas of Applied Linguistics. Experience
in teaching English to non-native speakers is essential, and experience in
teaching English for Academic Purposes, preferably in a university
setting, is highly desirable. Some background in general linguistics is
desirable.

The position is available from the beginning of 1993 for three years.

Further particulars and selection criteria are available from the
Secretary (06) 249 4566.

Enquiries: Dr H.J. Koch, Head, Department of Linguistics, telephone
+61-6-249 3026, fax +61-6-249 3252, email: admnlingfac.anu.edu.au.

Closing date: 30 November 1992.
Ref: FA 4.11.1

Salary: $41,000 - $48,688 p.a.

Applications

Applications should include curriculum vitae and a list of publications.
Applications should quote the reference number, include names and
addresses of at least three referees and be addressed to:

The Secretary
The Australian National University
GPO Box 4,
Canberra ACT 2601

Assessment will be against the selection criteria. Applicants are advised
to obtain a copy of the selection documentation and to frame their
application accordingly. All selection documentation is available from
the relevant contact officer.

THE UNIVERSITY OF AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The University's EEO Policy forms part of the selection documentation.

The University provides a smoke-free work environment.

 THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
 Faculty of Arts

 ESL / APPLIED LINGUISTICS

 LECTURER 3 year term)
 (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)
 NON-CONTINUING

FURTHER PARTICULARS

Applications are sought for a person whose primary duty will be to devise
and teach first-year units on Academic English for students of non-English
speaking background, and who can also assist the university's graduate
program in Applied Linguistics.The position will be based in the
Department of Linguistics, Arts Faculty.

Applicants must have postgraduate qualifications in ESL / EFL, and
postgraduate training in relevant areas of Applied Linguistics. Experience
in teaching English to non-native speakers is essential, and experience in
teaching English for Academic Purposes, preferably in a university
setting, is highly desirable. Some background in general linguistics is
desirable.

The units "English in Academic Contexts" and "Advanced English in Academic
Contexts" will be taught for the first time in 1993, and are available for
credit in various bachelor's degrees. Students enrolling in these units
will have passed English tests to a sufficiently high degree to be gain
university admission.

The Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics offers a full undergraduate (including
honours) program in Linguistics. In addition it participates in the
university's graduate program in Linguistics, which offers Graduate
Diplomas in General and Applied Linguistics, a Master of Letters in
Applied Linguistics, Master of Arts (by research only or by coursework and
research), and PhD. The graduate program has some 50 students. The
department hopes to develop a unit in TESOL to be offered from 1994. The
ESL lecturer would be expected to participate in the planning and teaching
of such a unit.

The teaching staff and their main research interests are:

Dr Harold Koch : Historical-comparative, Australian linguistics,
 Indo-European
Professor Anna Wierzbicka : Semantics, pragmatics, cross-cultural
 communication
Dr Karl Rensch : Dialectology, Polynesian languages, Romance linguistics
Dr Tim Shopen : Syntactic typology, applied linguistics, child
 language acquisition
Dr Avery Andrews : Syntactic and morphological theory, generative
 grammar
Dr Ulrike Mosel : Grammatical typology, Samoan, sociolinguistics,
 pidgins and creoles
Dr Phil Rose : Phonetics, phonology, tone, Chinese linguistics
Dr Cynthia Allen : Historical linguistics, English syntax
Professor R.M.W. Dixon : Australian descriptive and comparative
 linguistics, syntactic typology, English syntax, Fijian, Amazonian
 languages
Dr Anthony Liddicoat : Applied Linguistics, Discourse analysis, Language
policy, bilingualism, French linguistics

The Department includes further research-only staff working on Australian
Aboriginal languages.

The Department belongs to the Faculty of Arts, where the following
languages are taught: French, Italian, German, Russian, Latin, Greek.
The Department is also associated with the Faculty of Asian Studies, which
teaches Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Bahasa Indonesian and Malay,
Vietnamese, Thai, Sanskrit, Hindi and Arabic. The University has strong
departments of Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy. A
sister Department of Linguistics in the University's Research School of
Pacific Studies has a staff of four academics, who pursue research on
Pacific languages. Applied Linguistics programs exist in the Asian Studies
Faculty (especially for Japanese). The university hopes to expand its
graduate programs in applied linguistics in the next few years, drawing on
expertise form the departments of Linguistics and Modern European
Languages and the Faculty of Asian Studies.

The Faculties
The Australian National University has five teaching faculties: Arts,
Asian Studies, Science, Economics and Commerce, and Law. The Arts Faculty
is organised into 12 departments and offers undergraduate and postgraduate
degrees with specialisation in traditional disciplines and a variety of
cross-disciplinary fields.

The position is available from the beginning of 1993 for three years.

Closing date: 30 November 1992 Ref. No. FA 4.11.1

Salary: Lecturer: $41,000 - $48,688 p.a.

Applications should be submitted in duplicate to the Secretary, the
Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 2601, quoting
reference number and including curriculum vitae, list of publications and
names of at least three referees.Further information is available from the
Secretary, Telephone (06) 249 4566, Fax (06) 2495011.The University has a
"no-smoking" policy in all university buildings and vehicles.

THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Arts

Lecturer (3 year term) ESL / Applied Linguistics
(Academic Level B)


Selection criteria:
Essential: Post-graduate education in relevant areas of applied
 linguistics
Essential: A post-graduate qualification in ESL / EFL
Essential: Ability to communicate effectively with students
Essential: Experience in teaching English to non-native speakers
Highly Desirable: Experience in teaching English for Academic
 Purposes
Highly Desirable: Experience in teaching in a university setting
Highly Desirable: Research achievements in relevant areas of applied
 linguistics
Desirable: Training in general linguistics
Desirable: Competence in a language other than English

Duty Statement:
To be responsible for the teaching of tertiary coursework units on
academic English for (international and Australian) students of
non-English-speaking background, including design of the syllabus,
lecturing, examination, and direction of tutorial work.
To pursue research in relevant areas of applied linguistics.
To be involved in the supervision of theses in applied linguistics.
To contribute to the further development of the university's program in
applied linguistics, which could include units in TESOL, language testing,
discourse analysis, etc.


English in Academic Contexts (ENGA1001) (1 point)
First Semester
2 lectures and 2 tutorials per week
Lecturer: TBA
Prerequisites:
This unit is available only to students whose native language is not
English. Students eligible to enrol are:
(1) Internatint in Australia who were required to present an English
language score for admission;
(3) Students who took an ESL unit in Year 11 or 12 in Australia;
(4) Other students may enrol only with the written permission of the
convenor. in Year 11 or 12 in Australia;
(4) Other students may enrol only with the written permission of the
convenor.
Syllabus:
The aim of this unit is to help students whose native language is not
English to enhance their skills in using English effectively in their
university study. The of this unit is to help students whose native
language is not English to enhance their skills in using English
effectively in their university study. The unit will discuss the function,
structure, and genres of written and spoken academic discourse in English.
Through lectures, tutorials and practical assignments it will extend their
skills in recognising, analysing, criticising, and evaluating arguments in
written texts (books, journals) and in spoken discourse (lectures). It
will give practice in the production of reasoned arguments in written form
(essays, research reports).ten work, and final examination.

Advanced English in Academic Contexts (ENGA1002) (1 point)
Second Semester
2 lectures and 2 tutorials per week
Lecturer: TBA
Prerequisites:
This unit is available only to students whose native language is not
English. Students who have not completed English in Academic Contexts
(ENGA1001), or who do not belong to one of categories 1, 2, or 3 listed
under ENGA1001, require the written permission of tavailable only to
students whose native language is not English. Students who have not
completed English in Academic Contexts (ENGA1001), or who do not belong to
one of categories 1, 2, or 3 listed under ENGA1001, require the written
permission of the Convenor. A placement test may be applied. in ENGA1001.
Textbook:
Required readings will be available for purchase from the Linguistics
Department.
Assessment:
By regular assignments, an extended piece of written work, and final
examination.
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