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Message 1: job announcement

Date: Fri, 17 Sep 93 10:02:34 EDjob announcement
From: IN1D000 <IN1Dmusicb.mcgill.ca>
Subject: job announcement

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Lecturer, one-year position with possibility of renewal for two
additional years, to replace a professor on administrative leave,
effective September 1, 1994. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics
with primary specialization in second language acquisition theory
and secondary specialization in first language acquisition theory.
Teaching and research should be informed by some current
generative grammatical theory. The candidate will be expected
to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research in the field of
specialization is required.
Salary: $30,000 per annum. Deadline for applications: January 15,
1994.

Inaccordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents in the first instance.

Send application and supporting documents to:

Lisa Travis, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Que. H3A 1G5
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Message 2: advert

Date: Tue, 14 Sep 93 16:05:56 EDadvert
From: <Larry.Selinkerum.cc.umich.edu>
Subject: advert



 ADVERTISEMENT (to appear in newspapers):

 Birkbeck College, University of London
 CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 Department of Applied Linguistics

 LECTURER IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

 This is a full-time post in an active department recently
 strengthened by the appointment of Professor Larry
 Selinker to the Chair of Applied Linguistics.
 Applications are invited from specialists in any area of
 Applied Linguistics with a background in current
 linguistic theories and expertise in either qualitative or
 quantitative aspects of language use. The appointment is
 tenable from January 1st 1994, or later by mutual
 agreement. Salary will be on the Lecturer A Scale (*15
 735 - *20 989, incl. LW). The closing date for the
 receipt of applications is 8 October 1993.


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 Birkbeck College, University of London
 CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 Department of Applied Linguistics

 LECTURER IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

 Following the appointment of Professor Larry Selinker of
 the University of Michigan to the newly established Chair
 of Applied Linguistics, we are now seeking to fill a
 vacant full-time Lectureship in Applied Linguistics.

 The post, which will become permanent after the completion
 of a maximum probationary period of three years, will be
 tenable from January 1994 or as soon as possible
 thereafter. Salary will be according to qualifications
 and experience, and within the scale *15 735 to *20 989
 (including London Weighting).

 Applicants should have an appropriate Ph D or equivalent,
 publications in refereed journals, and preferably a record
 of success in obtaining research funds. Specialists in
 any area of Applied Linguistics will be considered, and
 applications from those with active teaching and research
 interests in one or more of the following fields will be
 especially welcome: second language acquisition (including
 interlanguage studies and language testing), language in
 society (including sociolinguistics and bilingualism),
 translation and interpreting, language for specific
 purposes. A background in current linguistic theories and
 expertise in either qualitative or quantitative research
 methodology are essential.

 The successful candidate will be expected to participate
 in interdisciplinary teaching in the Centre for Language
 and Literature as well as playing a full role within the
 Department of Applied Linguistics. Research achievement
 will be a high priority.

 Completed application forms, including cv, a full list of
 publications, research grants, and the names and addresses
 of two referees, should be submitted after 21 September
 and before 8 October 1993. Short-listed candidates will
 be interviewed in London on Friday 29 October 1993. The
 formal interviews will be preceded by a 15-minute oral
 presentation given to staff members of the Centre for
 Language and Literature on a research topic of the
 candidate's choice.

 Applicants wishing to submit sample publications may do so
 direct to the Head of the Resource Centre, Professor David
 Wells. Prior enquiries can also be directed to Professor
 Wells as from September 3 1993 (+44 71 631 6103; e-mail:
 UBLG002UK.AC.BBK.CCS). Further information can also be
 obtained by contacting the Departmental Chairman Dr Itesh
 Sachdev (+44 71 631 6132; e-mail: UBLV019UK.AC.BBK.CCS),
 or Professor Larry Selinker (313-663-0322; e-mail:
 SELINKERUM.CC.UMICH.EDU).

 NOTE: This is a permanent post and equals 'Assistant
 Professor' in the American system.
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