LINGUIST List 7.238

Wed Feb 14 1996

Jobs: Director, Maryland English Institute, Korean

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  1. Viola Giulia Miglio, Job: Director, Maryland English Institute
  2. Suzanne E Kemmer, Position: Korean language

Message 1: Job: Director, Maryland English Institute

Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 11:30:27 EST
From: Viola Giulia Miglio <>
Subject: Job: Director, Maryland English Institute

		Maryland English Institute
		 University of Maryland
	 	 College Park, MD 20742

	The University of Maryland at College Park, the flagship
campus of the University of Maryland, invites applications and
nominations for the position of Director of the Maryland English
Institute (MEI).

	MEI is a self-support unit within the College of Arts and
Humanities, providing English language testing, training and
evaluation for the campus' non-native population, including those
provisionally admitted to the University and international teaching
assistants. In addition, MEI acts as a resource center on matters of
ESL policy, teaching and testing; it also runs an intensive English
program for prospective, non-matriculated students and several
contract programs outside the University.

	Candidates should have an interest in participating in the
College research initiative in second language learning. Some
relevant administrative experience is required; at least 3 years is
preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a
commitment to fostering excellence in all of MEI's activities,
including teaching, faculty professional development, curriculum and
assessment development, initiatives in securing outside contracts and
funding, and research on second language learning and teaching. A
terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D., is highly desirable.

	The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.

	Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum
vitae and a sample of published work to

	Professor David Lightfoot
	MEI Search
	c/o College of Arts and Humanities
	Francis Scott Key Hall
	University of Maryland
	College Park, MD 20742-7311

and they should arrange to have three letters of reference sent. For
best consideration, applications should arrive by 1 March 1996.
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Message 2: Position: Korean language

Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 11:45:45 CST
From: Suzanne E Kemmer <>
Subject: Position: Korean language

		Director of Korean Language Studies

The Department of Linguistics at Rice University invites applications
for a one year, renewable, non-tenure-track appointment as Director of
Korean Language Studies at Rice University. Native or near native
competency in Korean is required. Preference will be given to
candidates with a Ph.D. in Korean Language or Linguistics, who have
specific training and experience in teaching Korean as a second
language. A research interest in language acquisition or language
teaching methodology is also desired. The person chosen will have
responsibility for developing the Korean language program and
expanding enrollments and course offerings. She or he will interact
with other relevant programs at Rice, including the Asian Studies
Program and the Rice Language Center. Course load will initially be
three language courses per semester, one of which may eventually be in
Korean culture and literature or Korean linguistics.

Rice University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Minorities and nontraditional applicants are encouraged to apply.
Salary for 1996-97 will be approximately $49,000. Review of
applications will begin April 1, 1996 with applications accepted until
the position is filled.

Letters of application, together with a curriculum vitae and including
a list of four references, should be sent to:

					James E. Copeland, Chair
					Department of Linguistics
					Rice University, MS-23
					6100 Main Street
					Houston, TX 77005-1892
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