LINGUIST List 9.1398

Thu Oct 8 1998

Jobs: General/Director, Second-Lang Acquisition

Editor for this issue: Scott Fults <scottlinguistlist.org>


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  1. Stanley Dubinsky, Linguist to be director of African American Studies Program
  2. Patrick Farrell, University of Cal- Davis, Second-Lang Acquisition

Message 1: Linguist to be director of African American Studies Program

Date: Wed, 07 Oct 98 11:48:29 EDT
From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKVM.SC.EDU>
Subject: Linguist to be director of African American Studies Program

(The following job ad was posted on LINGUIST because candidates may
be from any field of study. The employer felt that a linguist would
make an ideal candidate.) 

Director
African American Studies Program
The University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina invites nominations
and applications for the position of Director of the
African American Studies program. This program is
interdisciplinary, requiring skillful, visionary and
progressive leadership within the University community.

The primary responsibility of the director is to oversee
the program, which offers both a major and a minor,
assuming responsibility for curricular and degree development,
the hiring of new faculty, and the development of a post-doctoral
fellows program. The director will be involved as well in
the establishment of a research center whose foundation will be
the rich and extensive resources available in South Carolina,
a site so central to the history and culture of African Americans.

The ideal candidate should have an established record of
scholarship and administrative leadership and appropriate
qualifications for a senior appointment with tenure within
an academic unit. Screening of applications and nominations
will begin in October 1998 and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, vita, and the names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three references to
Chairperson of the Search at the address below.

Send Credentials to:
Dr. Dianne Johnson, Chair,
Search committee for Director of
the African-American Studies Program,
African American Studies Program,
Room 202 Flinn Hall,
The University of South Carolina,
Columbia, South Carolina 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action,
equal opportunity employer.
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Message 2: University of Cal- Davis, Second-Lang Acquisition

Date: Wed, 7 Oct 1998 14:35:00 -0800
From: Patrick Farrell <pmfarrellucdavis.edu>
Subject: University of Cal- Davis, Second-Lang Acquisition


The Linguistics Program of the University of California, Davis, has a
tenure-track opening for an open rank faculty position in Second-Language
Acquisition, beginning Fall 1999. The candidate must hold a doctorate at
time of application, be engaged in a strong research program in second
language acquisition and have experience teaching professional preparation
courses in teaching English as a second/foreign language. The candidate
will be expected to teach five courses per year on theoretical and applied
aspects of second-language acquisition both on the undergraduate and the
graduate level. The University of California does not discriminate in any
of its policies, procedures or practices. EO/AAE. Send CV, three letters
of reference and representative publications. To ensure full
consideration, applications must be postmarked by November 15, 1998.
Position is open until filled. Send application to:

Professor Mary Schleppegrell, Chair
SLA Search Committee, Program in Linguistics,
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

TEL: 530/752-1291
FAX: 530/752-3156
E-mail: labyrnsucdavis.edu
(Lesley Byrns, Office Manager). For further information about the Linguistics
program, please check our home page at http://linguistics.ucdavis.edu.
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