LINGUIST List 6.352

Sat 11 Mar 1995

Jobs: Second lg acquisition, French/Russian, Lang&Culture, EFL

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  1. Sue Sentance, Job: Second Language Acquisition
  2. "G.Corbett", Lectureship in Linguistics (French/Russian)
  3. Andrew Fordham, Lectureship in Sociology of Language and Culture
  4. Fellows, EFL positions

Message 1: Job: Second Language Acquisition

Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 09:50:26 +Job: Second Language Acquisition
From: Sue Sentance <>
Subject: Job: Second Language Acquisition

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 University of Cambridge
 Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics

 Senior/Research Associateship in Second Language Acquisition

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate or Senior
Research Associate to undertake research into Second Language Acquisition.
Applicants should hold a doctorate, together with qualifications in
Linguistics/psycholinguistics, and a good research publications record.

The pensionable stipend for a Research Associate is #15,566.00 - #19,326.00
and for a Senior Research Associate is #17,813.00 - #25,735.00 (under review).
The level of appointment will depend on the age and experience of the

Further particulars may be obtained from:

The Secretary
Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics
University of Cambridge
Keynes House
Trumpington Street

to whom applications (6 copies), together with the names of three referees
should be sent by 10 April 1995.

The University follows an equal opportunities policy.

 Further particulars
The person appointed to this post will be expected to undertake research,
resulting in publication, in the field of Second Language Acquisition
(preferably in the areas of syntax and/or semantics, or in the area
of comprehension) and to develop research projects in Second
Language Acquisition together with other colleagues in the Centre.

The duties of the post will include developing an 8 session option course
for the MPhil in English and Applied Linguistics on Second Language Acquisition
(which should include a substantial element on approaches within the
Principles and Parameters framework). The person appointed may be
asked to contribute up to 40 hours a year of formal teaching.
In addition, the officer would be expected to undertake
examining related to the courses taught on the M Phil, and to
undertake the supervision of research students working in the area of SLA.

At the end of the initial three years' appointment, the possibility would arise
of appointment to an established post of Assistant Director of Research,
salary range #17,813.00 - #25,735, which in a further five years
carries the possibility
of appointment to the retirement age. Assistant Directors of Research with
substantial and distinguished research publication may be nominated, in a
University-wide competition, to be appointed as Reader (salary #32,132.00).
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Message 2: Lectureship in Linguistics (French/Russian)

Date: Tue, 7 Mar 1995 17:02:58 +Lectureship in Linguistics (French/Russian)
From: "G.Corbett" <>
Subject: Lectureship in Linguistics (French/Russian)

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Applications are invited for a Foundation Lectureship in the Department of
Linguistic and International Studies at the University of Surrey,
Guildford, Surrey, UK. The scheme is intended to provide outstanding
scholars with the opportunity to concentrate on research for an initial
three year period following appointment. Salary on the scale 14756-25735
pounds per annum.

The successful applicant would join a small team of linguists, including
professors Carol Sanders (French) and Greville Corbett (Russian). An
important responsibility would be to coordinate an MA Linguistics
programme, and to contribute a research methods seminar to it. Candidates
with expertise in French Sociolinguistics or Russian Morphology are
particularly welcome.

This post is part of a university-wide initiative to recruit excellent
researchers and not all the potential posts will necessarily be filled.

Queries and requests for further particulars may be addressed to:
Carol Sanders, tel +1483 259951, email
Greville Corbett, tel +1483 300800 ext 2849, email

Applications (hard copy) in the form of a curriculum vitae (three copies),
including the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent to the
Head of Department, Mr C Flockton, LIS, University of Surrey, Guildford,
Surrey, GU2 5XH, UK, to arrive by 31 March 1995.

Greville G. Corbett
Department of Linguistic and International Studies
University of Surrey
Guildford email:
Surrey, GU2 5XH FAX: +44 1483 302605
Great Britain phone: +44 1483 300800 ext 2849
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Message 3: Lectureship in Sociology of Language and Culture

Date: Wed, 8 Mar 95 11:50:02 GMTLectureship in Sociology of Language and Culture
From: Andrew Fordham <>
Subject: Lectureship in Sociology of Language and Culture

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University of Surrey

Department of Sociology


The Department seeks to appoint as Foundation Fund Lecturer an outstanding
scholar who will concentrate upon developing his or her research, with
minimal teaching and administrative commitments for the first three years
of the appointment. We particularly welcome applications in the fields of
economic sociology and the sociology of language and culture.

Salary on the Lecturer salary scale, UKP 14,756 to 25,735 pa. For further
particulars and to discuss the post, contact Professor Nigel Gilbert,
Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH
(quoting ref HS10D) on 01483 259173, fax 01483 306290, e-mail: A copy of the full further particulars may be
found on the University's World Wide Web Information service at
Applications, indicating present research achievements and plans for the
next three years, should be submitted to him in the form of a curriculum
vitae together with the names and addresses of two referees . Closing date:
31 March 1995.
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Message 4: EFL positions

Date: Thu, 9 Mar 95 11:23:30 -05EFL 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,

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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