LINGUIST List 8.1325

Sun Sep 21 1997

Jobs: Position in TEFL/SLA

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  1. Carol Myers-Scotton, Position in TEFL/SLA

Message 1: Position in TEFL/SLA

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 97 08:42:46 EDT
From: Carol Myers-Scotton <CAROLMSVM.SC.EDU>
Subject: Position in TEFL/SLA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in TEFL/SLA, Beginning Fall 1998. The Linguistics
Program at the University of South Carolina seeks a tenure-track assistant
professor with a primary or secondary specialization in second language
acquisition and TEFL methodology, and at least one additional specialization,
such as first language acquisition, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis/
pragmatics, syntax or morphology. Candidates must have a strong background
in general linguistics. The Ph.D. by date of appointment is required.
Experience in training TEFL teachers is valuable. The appointment will be
made in the English Department and will involve teaching primarily graduate
linguistics courses, plus thesis and dissertation supervision in SLA/TEFL.
The interdepartmental Linguistics Program is composed of 12 core faculty
members with appointments in 7 different departments and 17 consulting
faculty. The program offers the Ph.D. and M.A. in Linguistics and a TEFL
Certificate. Approximately half of our 55 graduate students choose SLA/TEFL
as their special field. Screening of applicants will begin December 1, to
continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at the
LSA meeting in January.

Applicants should send the following to Carol Myers-Scotton, Director,
Linguistics Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 29208:
vitae, transcripts, one representative publication, the names of three
referees, and a cover letter describing qualifications and teaching and
research interests. AA/EEO. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

 * Carol Myers-Scotton, Director, Linguistics Program *
 * University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 *
 * Phone: (803)777-2258/2063 Fax: (803)777-9064 *
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