LINGUIST List 6.278

Wed 22 Feb 1995

Jobs: Applied ling, Lang acquisition, Forensics, TESOL

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  1. , Job
  2. Alison Henry, job: postdoctoral researcher
  3. alan harris, job: forensic ling
  4. Fellows, USIA EFL Fellow Positions

Message 1: Job

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 1995 15:35:36 Job
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Subject: Job

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The English Department at Humboldt State University has an opening for
a one-year, full-time leave replacement in language studies beginning
August 1995 (contingent on available funding). Assistant Professor level,
salary range: $32,712-$35,868. PhD in English/Linguistics with an
emphasis in applied linguistics. Must be able to teach language study
and TESL courses for undergraduate majors and teacher preparation
students. Minor specialty in literature or composition desirable. To
apply, send a letter, CV, supporting materials (including evidence of
effective teaching), and representative publications to:

 John C. Schafer, Chair
 Department of English
 Humboldt State University
 Arcata, CA 95521

All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be
postmarked no later than March 27, 1995. HSU is an EO/AA employer.
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Message 2: job: postdoctoral researcher

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 1995 14:23:09 job: postdoctoral researcher
From: Alison Henry <>
Subject: job: postdoctoral researcher

Applications are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral research post at the
University of Ulster at Jordanstown, N Ireland. The researcher will be
working on a research project on 'Language Acquisition in Conditions of
Variable Input' which aims to establish how children handle dialect variation
which they encounter in the input. The project is funded by the UK
Economic and Social Research Council.
Applicants should have (or be about to complete) a PhD in linguistics or
the psychology of language, preferably with a dissertation topic in the
areas of syntactic theory, first language acquisition or sociolinguistics.
Preference may be given to candidates who have studied Principles and
Parameters Theory and its application to first language acquisition,
since this is the framework on which the study is based.
The salary scale is in the range 14,756-25,735 pounds sterling.

applying from outside the UK/Ireland you are advised to request that details
be faxed to you and to fax back your application. You can obtain details
by calling UK (+44)232-366243 or (+44)232 366175 (nos within the UK are
0232-366243 or 0232-366175) quoting reference J95/66A, or by emailing me:; in either case if you can give a fax number the
application forms etc can be faxed to you.
Alison Henry
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Message 3: job: forensic ling

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 1995 08:04:22 job: forensic ling
From: alan harris <>
Subject: job: forensic ling


Rank: LECTURER and DIRECTOR OF FORENSICS Salary: $32,712-37,560
(one position)

Qualifications: Master's Degree required prior to beginning of the Fall,
1995 semester. Previous experience directing forensics and working with
culturally diverse students preferred; prior teaching experience at the
university level preferred; demonstrated commitment to excellence in

Responsibilites: Direct a forensics program that incorporates both
intercollegiate debate and individual events competition. Supervise
several graduate assistant coaches. Ability to teach one or more
courses in the area of rhetoric desired.

Application deadline: Three year appointment, renewable for a second
three-year term. Apply by March 31, 1995.

Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:

Paul Krivonos, Chair
Dept. Speech Communication (SPCH)
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA 91330-8257

General Information:

California State University, Northridge (CSUN), with an enrollment of
approximately 27,000 students, is one of 20 campuses in the California
State University and College System. Twenty-five miles from the Civic
Center of Los Angeles, in the San Fernando Valley, it is the only public
university in this metropolitan suburb which has a service population in
excess of 1,2000,000. The University offers undergraduate degrees in 47
fields and Master's degrees in 35.


VIA ===============================================================
 Alan C. Harris, Ph. D. TELNOS: main off: 818-885-2853
 Professor, Communication/Linguistics direct off: 818-885-2874
 Northridge, CA 91330-8257 Internet email: AHARRISHUEY.CSUN.EDU
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Message 4: USIA EFL Fellow Positions

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 95 13:42:26 -0USIA EFL Fellow Positions
From: Fellows <>
Subject: USIA EFL Fellow Positions

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The following positions are available through the U.S. Information


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

WHO? - Experienced teachers of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
 - Experienced EFL/ESL teacher trainers/educators
 - All must hold at leasat a Master of Arts degree in the field

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

WHEN? - Late August, 1995 through late July, 1996

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

- Organizing successful seminars to develop master teachers in Slovenia;

- presenting courses in Business English, Business and Management, amd
 Quality Management Training to MBA students at Warsaw University and
 at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland;

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

- organizng local teachers to develop EFL materials for use in elementary
 and seconday 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.

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 TESOL, see the Convention Daily. The required interview may take
place by appointment at USIA in Washington, DC; through a prearranged
teleconference with USIA; or at the Employment Clearinghouse at TESOL on
March 29, 30, 31 and the morning of April 1.

EFL Fellow Program (GIK) e-mail:
E/ALP, Room 304 FAX: 202/401-1250
U.S. Information Agency Phone: 202/205-5841
301 - 4th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20547
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