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Job Announcement: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii, USA


Employer: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Second Language Studies
http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/sls/
Job Location: Hawaii, USA
Title: Second Language Acquisition
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.2074
Date Submitted: 15-May-2013
Job Description: Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language and multilingual learning and development in social settings outside of formal instruction (position number 82462), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, fulltime, tenure track, to begin August 1, 2014. The Department of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD in Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. The University of Hawai‘i is a Carnegie "very high research activity university" with a strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The university supports interdisciplinary initiatives within and across departments and colleges, and places high value on extramural funding. It also values research that addresses locally relevant issues and local populations in Hawai‘i.

Duties and responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including in the area of second language and multilingual learning and development beyond the classroom, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in research and service.

Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on language learning and development across the lifespan, in populations such as (but not limited to) immigrants, heritage language speakers/learners and 1.5 generation learners.

Minimum qualifications
Applicants must:
- Be ABD at time of application
- Have a PhD in second language studies, applied linguistics, or closely related field by July 31, 2014
- Have demonstrated ability to conduct research in the applicant's specialization, as evidenced by publication.

Annual 9-month salary: $60,000-$67,500, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Send cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests and experience, including the names and contact information of three referees, as well as a CV, a research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy, all as a single pdf document. In addition, send no more than three sample publications as pdf documents.
All application materials should be sent as email attachments to the application email.

Send all email inquiries to contact personnel: Dr. Graham Crookes, Chair, Search Committee

Closing date: August 15, 2013

Refer to http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/17592/2052557/1/postdate/desc for more information.
Application Deadline: 15-Aug-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Dr. Graham  Crookes
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