LINGUIST List 9.1755

Thu Dec 10 1998

Jobs: ESL in Korea, Sociolinguistics and formal ling

Editor for this issue: Brett Churchill <>


  1. yo cho, ESL teaching position in Korea
  2. John V. Singler, Urban sociolinguistics and formal linguistics

Message 1: ESL teaching position in Korea

Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 09:37:00 -0800 (PST)
From: yo cho <>
Subject: ESL teaching position in Korea

Dear Linguists:

Han Nam University in Taejon, Korea would like to invite qualified
English instructors who can teach Listening/Speaking, Reading, and
Writing skills to Korean university students, especially freshman and
sophomore. We are going to hire six native speakers of English this
If you are interested in teaching English in Korea, please send your
application materials ASAP.

Qualifications: M.A. or Ph.D in TESOL, Applied 
 Linguistics, Linguistics, and Education
 from an accredited institution.
 ESL classroom teaching experience 

Requirements: Submit a transcript, a credential, 
 a vitae with a cover letter.
Salary: Won 1,600,000. per month.
 House provided.
 50% of Medical Insurance covered by university.
 A teaching responsibility - minimum 12 hours
 per week.

Complete application materials should be submitted to

Dr. Nam Soon Kim
Associate Prof., Dept. of English Education
Han Nam University
133 Ojung-dong, Taeduk-ku
Taejon, Korea 300-791


Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not
hesitate to contact me at


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Message 2: Urban sociolinguistics and formal linguistics

Date: Mon, 7 Dec 1998 22:33:22 -0500 (EST)
From: John V. Singler <>
Subject: Urban sociolinguistics and formal linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at New York University seeks candidates for
two positions as part of our continuing development in urban
sociolinguistics and formal linguistics.

1. Tenured position in sociolinguistics and/or contact linguistics,
including bilingualism, creole studies, and related topics, beginning
September 1, 1999.

2. Tenured position in formal linguistics, specifically in the areas of
syntax and/or semantics, beginning September 1, 1999.

Responsibilities for both positions include teaching at the undergraduate
and graduate levels. In each case the Department invites applications
from scholars with a distinguished record of publication and teaching.
Applications for a visiting professorship will also be considered. All
positions are pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three
references for NYU to contact, and a sample of work by January 15, 1999,
 Urban Sociolinguistics Search Committee or Formal Linguistics
 Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 719 Broadway, 5th Floor
 New York University
 New York, NY 10003-6860

Queries via e-mail may be addressed to the Department chair, John Singler,
at For more information about the Department,
candidates are invited to visit our Web site at

New York University encourages applications from women and members of
minority groups.

John Singler
Department of Linguistics phone: 212-998-7959
New York University fax: 212-995-4707
719 Broadway, #501
New York, NY 10003
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