LINGUIST List 7.1271

Thu Sep 12 1996

Jobs: Semantics at UConn, ESL at the U of Hawai'i

Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <>


  1. Diane Lillo-Martin, Job: Semantics at UConn
  2. Roderick A. Jacobs, ESL at the U of Hawai'i

Message 1: Job: Semantics at UConn

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 16:36:27 EDT
From: Diane Lillo-Martin <LILLOMUConnVM.UConn.Edu>
Subject: Job: Semantics at UConn

Position Announcement

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut
anticipates a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in
Semantics to begin in the fall semester of 1997 (salary negotiable).
Ph.D. is required by the time duties begin. We are interested in
candidates with specialization in formal semantics and the syntax/
semantics interface within Generative Grammar. Applicants whose
research interests interact well with those of the current faculty
are especially sought. Applicants should be prepared to teach in
the area of their specialization at the graduate level, as well as
more general linguistics courses at the undergraduate level,
including "Language and Mind" and "Principles of Linguistics."
An applicant's ability to teach in more than one area will weigh
in our decision.

Applicants should send a complete dossier (letter of application,
curriculum vitae, samples of work in progress or published,
description of courses prepared to teach, and teaching evaluations
if available) and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Howard Lasnik, Chair
Semantics Search Committee
University of Connecticut
Department of Linguistics, U-145
341 Mansfield Road, Room 230
Storrs, CT 06269-1145

phone: (860) 486-4229
fax: (860) 486-0197

Applications received by December 1, 1996 will be given preference
in the screening process. Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.

The University of Connecticut is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. We encourage applications from under-represented
groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
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Message 2: ESL at the U of Hawai'i

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 13:55:07 -1000
From: Roderick A. Jacobs <>
Subject: ESL at the U of Hawai'i

The Department of ESL at the U of Hawai'i is looking to fill a
tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
rank, #83294, full-time, 9-month, to begin August 1, 1997, pending
availability of position and funding. Applicants must have major
publications and instructional competence in one or both of the
following two areas of second language studies:

 (1) language socialization in multilingual societies and second language use
 (2) second language qualitative research methodology.

Minimum qualifications: For all ranks, doctorate in SLA, ESL, applied
linguistics, or closely related field; ability to carry out research in the
above major area(s) of specialization; demonstrated research ability
evidenced by publication in journals or books; second or foreign language
teaching experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Additional minimum qualifications for Associate Professor: strong record of
scholarly achievement, including publications in the major journals and
presses in the field; prior appointment at the rank of associate at a
university, or a minimum of four years full-time teaching at the rank of

Additional minimum qualifications for Full Professor: strong international
leadership and standing in the field; continuing innovative and productive
scholarly achievement; current appointment at the rank of professor at a
comparable university.

Desirable qualifications: Research or instructional competence in one or
more of the following areas: pidgin and creole languages, sociolinguistics
and second languages, language policy and planning, bilingual education,
bilingualism, and second language analysis; experience in Asia or the
Pacific Basin, especially Hawai'i, prior teaching experience in an ESL or
equivalent graduate program; teacher training experience.

Minimum salary: $34,644 (Assistant); $43,824 (Associate); {$53,316 (Full)}

Send letter of application; curriculum vitae; names,addresses and phone
numbers of at least three references, list of courses taught, sample
publications, and other supporting documents to: Dr. Roderick A. Jacobs,
Chair; Department of ESL, University of Hawai'i; 1890 East-West Road;
Honolulu, HI 96822, USA. We regret that we cannot respond to e-mail
enquiries. Enquiries: 808-956-2800. Closing Date: 12/31/96. An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Roderick A. Jacobs
Professor of Linguistics & ESL Tel: 808/956-2800
Chair, Dept. of English as a Second Language Fax: 808/956-2802
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
1890 East-West Road PhD program in Second
Honolulu, HI 96822, USA Language Acquisition
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