LINGUIST List 5.790

Mon 11 Jul 1994

Jobs: Senior Lecturer, LECTURESHIPS IN ARABIC, Freelance

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  1. Sadler L, Re: job opening
  2. , For the Listserv- Job Announcement
  3. Derek Gross, BOSTON - Jobs for freelance linguists (French, German, Swedish)
  4. bert peeters, Job: Senior Lecturer/Assoc.Prof. Chinese

Message 1: Re: job opening

Date: Thu, 7 Jul 94 12:42:21 BSTRe: job opening
From: Sadler L <>
Subject: Re: job opening

Applications are invited for the following
post, tenable from as soon as possible

Department of Language & Linguistics

Reader/ Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics/ELT

The Department is seeking an eminent, research-active
scholar with an established reputation and potential for
further developing that reputation at an international level
to make a major contribution to the development of
ELT and Applied Linguistics in the Department.
Salary will be on the senior scale, sterling 27,018 - 30,533 p.a.

Applications (10 copies) including a CV, a list of
publications and the names and addresses of three
referees should reach the Personnel Officer, University of Essex,
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester C04 3SQ by July 12, 1994.
Further particulars of this post may be obtained by calling
+44 206 872462.
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Message 2: For the Listserv- Job Announcement

Date: 8 Jul 94 15:10
From: <>
Subject: For the Listserv- Job Announcement




Applications are invited for two temporary lectureships in Arabic in the
 Department of Modern Languages for a fixed period of one year.

Post one: - ML/168
Replaces a member of staff on secondment. Preference will be given to
 applicants well-qualified and highly competent in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)
 with a commitment to teaching MSA to non-native speakers. Candidates will
 normally be expected to have research interests in one of the following areas:
 applied linguistics, language teaching, Arab history and contemporary society.

Post two: - ML/169

The successful applicant's teaching duties will primarily consist of teaching
 translation and interpreting into Arabic to both native and non-native
 speakers of Arabic. Applicants should have, in addition to high-level
 competence in both Arabic and English, a research background in translation
 theory and applied linguistics with the capability to teach in these areas.
 The ability to use computers in e.g. word processing and/ or C.A.L.L. would be
 an advantage.

Commencing salary in the Lecturer Grade A range 14756- 19326 a year. USS

Further particulars and application forms available from the Personnel Office,
 University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT (tel: 061-745 5201, 24 hour answering
 service). Completed applications should be returned to this office by 15 July
 1994 quoting appropriate reference number.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Message 3: BOSTON - Jobs for freelance linguists (French, German, Swedish)

Date: Fri, 8 Jul 94 18:56:50 EDTBOSTON - Jobs for freelance linguists (French, German, Swedish)
From: Derek Gross <>
Subject: BOSTON - Jobs for freelance linguists (French, German, Swedish)

 InfoSoft International is looking for native or near-native
speakers of French, German, and Swedish, for a variety of short- and
medium-term freelance assignments, ranging from checking spelling and
inflections to assisting in the development of morphological software
(inflectors and stemmers). Linguistics background and computer skills
preferred; US citizenship or green card required.
 Respond ASAP to Bill Trippe (617-351-3312 voice; 617-351-1115 fax;; 11th floor, 222 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116).
 *** In response to a prior posting, we heard from many people who
were well-qualified except that they were hundreds of miles away.
Please note that candidates must be available to come in to our Boston
office as needed. ***
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Message 4: Job: Senior Lecturer/Assoc.Prof. Chinese

Date: Mon, 11 Jul 1994 17:45:04 Job: Senior Lecturer/Assoc.Prof. Chinese
From: bert peeters <>
Subject: Job: Senior Lecturer/Assoc.Prof. Chinese



Applications are invited for appointment to a tenured Senior Lectureship/
Associate Professorship (Level C/D) in Chinese in the Department of Modern

The Department currently offers courses in French, German, Italian, Japanese
and Indonesian at five levels: Associate Diploma, B.A., B.A. Honours, M.A. by
research, PhD by research. In addition to the languages themselves, the
respective literatures and linguistics are taught.

Applicants should have a PhD or the equivalent in a relevant field and show
proof of excellent achievement in research and publication on one or more of
the following: Chinese language, literature, linguistics, or culture and
society. Applicants must also be experienced in and committed to teaching the
languages courses in their field of expertise at undergraduate levels.
Commitment to engaging in research and promoting research in others is
essential, as is native or near-native competency in the written and spoken
forms of Modern Standard Chinese.

The appointee will be expected to contribute significantly to all academic
activities in which the Department is involved, including participation in
Faculty, School and University committees.

The present salaries at Academic C and D level are $50,928 - $58,724 and
$61,322 - $67,558 respectively. With the consent of the University, academic
staff may undertake a limited amount of consultative work.

Further details concerning the post, the Department's teaching, research and
resources, and concerning the University, are available from the Personnel
Services Secretary, telephone (002) 20 2013, facsimile (002) 20 2751.
Enquiries about the post may also be directed to the Head of Department of
Modern Languages, Dr Bert Peeters, telephone (002) 20 2344, facsimile (002) 20
7813, e-mail Bert.Peetersmodlang,, or the Executive Dean of the
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor Brian Mackenzie,
telephone (002) 20 2239, facsimile (002) 20 7842.

Applications quoting the reference number should give particular attention to
the selection criteria, and they should reach the Director of Personnel
Services, University of Tasmania, G.P.O. Box 252C, Hobart, Tasmania 7001 by 19
August 1994. They should be enclosed in an envelope marked Appointment in

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment, or to appoint by


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