LINGUIST List 9.584

Sat Apr 18 1998

Jobs: Chinese, Applied Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Anita Huang <>


  1. Feng-hsi Liu, Chinese
  2. Graham Thurgood, Applied Linguistics

Message 1: Chinese

Date: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 19:18:24 -0700
From: Feng-hsi Liu <>
Subject: Chinese

The Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona seeks
a full-time lecturer in Chinese language to teach 3 lower-level language
courses per semester and to assist in the training & supervision of
Graduate Teaching Assistants. Candidates must have native or near-native
fluency in Chinese and good English communication skills. Master's
degree or higher and evidence of college-level language teaching
experience required. Duties will begin in August, 1998. Application
review will begin 4/13/98. To apply, send letter of interest, CV, & 3
letters of reference to: Chair, Chinese Language Search Committee, Dept.
of East Asian Studies, Franklin 404. The University of Arizona, Tucson,
AZ 85721. Materials may be faxed to 520-621-1149, with hard copy to
follow by mail. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer-M/W/D/V.
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Message 2: Applied Linguistics

Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 21:57:22 -0700
From: Graham Thurgood <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics



1. Proposed Appointment: Lectureship (temporary position). Initial
appointment is for one year. A subsequent appointment to a second or
third year may be considered depending upon budget, performance, or
programmatic need.
2. Available for the Academic Year: 1998-1999
3. Salary: Placement on the salary schedule is dependent upon academic
preparation and professional experience.
4. Teaching load: 12 semester units.
5. Course Level: Undergraduate.
6. Specific Position Characteristics: The successful candidate is
expected to participate fully in the teaching, strengthening, and
further development of our course offerings. Preference will be given
to candidates with one or more of the following areas of specialization:
General Linguistics, English Linguistics, and First and Second Language
Acquisition. The exact assignment will be dependent upon departmental
needs and the background of the individual. The successful candidate
will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the
department and school.

1. Academic Preparation: The minimum requirement for appointment to
this position is a Master's degree in Linguistics. Candidates with an
earned doctorate or with ABD status are preferred.

2. Teaching or Other Professional Experience: Preference will be given
to candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching a variety of
undergraduate courses. The successful candidate must have the ability to
work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic,
cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Applications: Correspondence, applications, and confidential papers
should be sent to:

 Raymond Weitzman, Committee Chair
 Department of Linguistics
 California State University, Fresno
 5245 N. Backer Avenue M/S 92
 Fresno, CA 93740-8001

 Phone: (209) 278-2437 Fax: (209) 278-7299

FILING DEADLINE: To ensure full consideration, applicants are
encouraged to have all application information on file by
MAY 1, 1998
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