LINGUIST List 9.1335

Sat Sep 26 1998

Jobs: German, Korean SLA

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  1. Tom Lovik, German Second Lang Acquisition
  2. Mitsuaki Shimojo, Korean language position

Message 1: German Second Lang Acquisition

Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 15:58:02 -0400
From: Tom Lovik <>
Subject: German Second Lang Acquisition

The German Program at Michigan State University seeks a tenure-track
assistant professor with a specialization in second language acquisition
or applied linguistics with an emphasis on German. The successful
candidate should have an active research agenda or proven scholarly
record and be able to collaborate on research projects in the national
Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at MSU. Teaching
responsibilities include undergraduate German classes and graduate
courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment
to innovative undergraduate and graduate program development, to
enhancing study abroad opportunities, and to fostering links to other
constituencies on and off campus, as reflected by the land grant
mission. Candidates with secondary expertise in technology-related
language learning or business German are highly desired. PhD or
equivalent required. Native or near-native proficiency in English and
German essential. Candidates should send letter of application, vita,
three letters of recommendation, and, if available, evidence of teaching
effectiveness to:

George F. Peters, Chair,
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Wells Hall A-615
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027

Consideration begins Nov. 6, 1998 and continues until the position is filled. We anticipate interviewing at the AATG meeting in Chicago in November. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action University.

Committee chair: Thomas Lovik (
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Message 2: Korean language position

Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 17:45:01 -0400 (EDT)
From: Mitsuaki Shimojo <>
Subject: Korean language position

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, State University of New
York at Buffalo invites applications for an assistant professor position
in Korean language beginning August, 1999. Teach undergraduate Korean
language (especially third/fourth year) and culture courses (e.g.,
Introduction to Korea, The Korean-American Experience), supervise
independent study, participate in curriculum development, occasionally
teach required undergraduate courses in American Pluralism or World
Civilization. Conduct research and pursue outside funding. Candidates
must 1) hold the PhD in Korean/Korean Studies (linguistics and/or
literature) with a background in foreign language pedagogy; 
computer-assisted instruction, 2) have native or near-native proficiency
in Korean, 3) have strong teaching credentials, 4) have administrative
experience, 5) provide leadership in the development of the Korean
language and culture program, as well as provide support for the programs
in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary/East Asian Studies, 6) work collaboratively and
cooperatively in a program that utilizes a team-teaching approach at the
first- and second-year levels. Send cover letter, CV, dossier to:

Chair of Korean Search Committee
Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures
Buffalo, NY 14260-4620

All materials must be received by December 4, 1998.
SUNY Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

Mitsuaki Shimojo
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
910 Clemens Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-4620 USA
Phone: 716-645-2191 ext. 1195 Fax: 716-645-5981
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