LINGUIST List 6.190

Sat 11 Feb 1995

Jobs: Ling/Second lang acquisition, English as a foreign lang

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  1. "Tom Perry", Job posting
  2. Fellows, EFL positions

Message 1: Job posting

Date: 9 Feb 1995 12:20:20 -0800 Job posting
From: "Tom Perry" <>
Subject: Job posting

Linguistics Department - Simon Fraser University. Applications are being
accepted for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate
professor, for appointment commencing September 1, 1995, subject to final
approval of funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume a leadership role the
University's new Language Centre, which is being developed to promote
innovative approaches to language learning in the University, especially
through developing facilities employing new instructional technologies, and
to foster ongoing research into second language acquisition at the university

Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in an area relevant to second language
acquisition and maintain an active research program in a related area, as
well as have significant experience in second language teaching. A specific
background in a major Asian language
is desirable but not essential. Applicants should be thoroughly familiar with
recent developments in technologically-assisted language learning, and be
prepared to direct the development and implementation of learner-centered

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and sample publications by
March 16, 1995 to:

Dr. T. Perry, Chair
Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B. C. V5A 1S6
Phone: (604) 291-3554, FAX: (604) 291-5659

Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to
the Department by the deadline.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is
directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. SFU is committed to
the principle of employment equity, and offers equal employment opportunities
to qualified applicants

Tom Perry, Chair
Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B. C. V5A 1S6

Telephone: (604) 291-3554
 (604) 291-4585

FAX: (604) 291-5659
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Message 2: EFL positions

Date: Fri, 10 Feb 95 13:52:29 -0EFL positions
From: Fellows <>
Subject: EFL positions

The following positions are available through the United States
Information Agency:


English Language Teacher Education Program
Eastern/Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine

WHO? Experienced EFL/ESL teacher trainers/educators and teachers of
 English for Specific Purposes, holding at least a Master of
 Arts degree in the field

WHERE? Albania, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan,
 Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia,
 Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

WHEN? Late August, 1995 through late July, 1996

WHAT? EFL Fellows undertake a range of projects aimed at enhancing the
 quality of English language education throughout the region.
 Some of their accomplishments since 1991 include:

- Organizing successful seminars to develop master teachers in Slovenia;

- facilitating the organization of a nation-wide TESOL affiliate in

- organizing local teachers to develop EFL materials for use in
 elementary and secondary school classrooms throughout Latvia;

- sponsoring a variety of courses and lectures for in-service teachers at
 America House in Kiev, Ukraine, as featured on the front page of a
 major Ukrainian daily;

- helping to develop and deliver model training programs for teachers in
 requalification programs in Lithuania;

- assisting in the establishment of a nationwide assessment program for
 testing the language skills of teachers entering requalification
 programs in Estonia.

The EFL Fellow Program is sponsored and administered by the U.S.
Information Agency (USIA). For further details and application forms,
write, FAX, or e-mail the appropriate address below, or visit the USIA
booth in the Employment Clearinghouse at the TESOL Long Beach Conference
Center. For information concerning briefings on the EFL Fellow Program
at the convention, see the Convention Daily. The required interview may
take place by appointment at USIA in Washington DC, through a prearranged
teleconference with USIA, or March 29, 30, 31 and the morning of April 1
at the Employment Clearinghouse at TESOL.

EFL Fellow Program e-mail:
Applicant Information FAX : 202/401-1250
E/ALP, Room 304 Phone : 202/401-6016
301 - 4th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20547
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