LINGUIST List 7.1327

Tue Sep 24 1996

Jobs: Applied ling at U de las Americas, Ling in Virginia

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  1. Christopher J. Hall, Position in Applied Linguistics
  2. "JANET BING", Linguistics job in Virginia

Message 1: Position in Applied Linguistics

Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 12:26:59 CDT
From: Christopher J. Hall <>
Subject: Position in Applied Linguistics

The Universidad de las Americas - Puebla, Mexico, invites applications
for a full-time position on the faculty of the Language Department and
the MA Program in Applied Linguistics (subject to availability of
funds). The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (in hand) in
applied linguistics (or related discipline), will be an active
researcher and graduate teacher in the area of second language
teaching (e.g. methods, curriculum design, teacher training) and will
also be able to teach basic linguistics courses (e.g. introduction,
syntax, phonology, morphology) as well as second language courses at
the BA level (preferably French or Italian). Candidates with related
areas of expertise will be considered. The position will require a
commitment to research and publication in the area, and, for
non-fluent speakers of Spanish, to the achievement of professional
competence in this language.

Appointments (initially for one year, but renewable) will begin in
January 1997. Benefits include car and possibility of subsidized
on-campus housing. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and
qualifications. Applications (including letter stating research and
teaching interests, CV, three letters of recommendation and copy of a
representative publication) to: Prof. Patricia McCoy, Chair,
Departamento de Lenguas, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, A.P. 100,
Sta. Catarina Martir, 72820 Puebla, Mexico. Tel.: +52 (22) 29-31-05;
Fax: +52 (22) 29-31-01; e-mail:

The UDLA-P is a private university of 6000 students with a small
graduate school, accredited by the U.S. Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools. It is situated in the historic town of Cholula,
10 min. from the state capital Puebla and 100 min. from Mexico City
across the mountains. For more information about the University and
the Master's program, interested persons can visit the Program WWW
site at Http://

Dr. Christopher J. Hall

Coordinator of Research and Graduate Studies,
School of Humanities
and Professor of Linguistics, Language Department

Universidad de las Americas-Puebla
Sta. Catarina Martir
72820 Puebla

Tel.: +52 (22) 29 31 05
Fax: +52 (22) 29 31 01
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Message 2: Linguistics job in Virginia

Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 11:04:17 EST
From: "JANET BING" <>
Subject: Linguistics job in Virginia
Assistant Professor of Linguistics

The Department of English at Old Dominion University announces a
tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning
August 15, 1997. We are seeking a Ph.D. in linguistics (preferably in
hand) to teach undergraduate linguistics courses and graduate courses
in the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL program. Candidates must
submit evidence of excellence in teaching. Experience in TESOL
teacher training highly desirable, and the research specialization
should be compatible with program course offerings. (See the English
Department web page at or call
for a brochure: (757) 683-3991.) Send letter of application,
curriculum vitae, and list of references to Jeffrey H. Richards,
Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA
23529-0078. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1 and continue
until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at the fall
meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics in Savannah and
the January meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Old
Dominion University is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are
strongly encouraged to apply.
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