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Thu Nov 20 2003

Jobs: Health Applied Ling: Research Asst Prof, Texas

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Message 1: Spanish & Health Applied Ling: Research Asst Prof, U/North Texas

Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 16:12:46 -0500 (EST)
From: hjacobso <hjacobsohsc.unt.edu>
Subject: Spanish & Health Applied Ling: Research Asst Prof, U/North Texas



University or Organization: University of North Texas Health Science
			 Center
Department: Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences, SPH
Rank of Job: Research Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition, Health Applied Linguistics
Required Language(s): Spanish (Code = SPN)


Description:

Job Opening: Program Coordinator
Hablenos de su salud project
Sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Health

Responsibilities:

The Hablenos de su salud project at the University of North Texas
Health Science Center is seeking a Program Coordinator for a
multi-faceted program geared to improving health access to Spanish
speakers through effective language services. Hablenos de su salud is
a program sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Program
Coordinator will be actively involved in assisting the Principal
Investigator with the research component of the project, including
collection and analysis of language data. The candidate will also be
responsible for coordinating and overseeing project activities,
including preparation of all deliverables (Quarterly Reports,
Financial Reports, etc.). Duties also include assisting the PI with
recruitment of students for the Health Interpreting and Health Applied
Linguistics program under development; review of student applications;
language proficiency test administration and scoring; arranging
monthly meetings with collaborating healthcare providers, arranging
workshops and seminars, and developing a newsletter for collaborating
providers and students.

Preferences: A Master's or PhD in translation and interpretation,
applied linguistics, second-language acquisition or related field, and
experience in translation and interpretation in the health fields. The
ideal candidate will have previous experience and interest in language
research. Candidates must have excellent reading, writing, listening,
and speaking skills in both Spanish and English.

-Part-time or full-time.
-Salary is commensurate with experience.
-To begin immediately.

Please send CV, three letters of recommendation, a 2-3 page essay in
Spanish describing your research interests, and a sample of scholarly
work in English to:

Holly E. Jacobson, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
University of North Texas Health Science Center
School of Public Health
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, EAD-711
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Telephone: (817)735-2365
E-mail: hjacobsohsc.unt.ed

Also, please contact Dr. Jacobson if you would like further
information about the Hablenos de su salud project.


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Holly Jacobson
	UNTHSC SPH Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences, EAD-711
	3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
	Fort Worth, TX 76107
	United States of America

	Position is open until filled


Contact Information:
	Dr. Holly Jacobson
	Email: hjacobsohsc.unt.edu
	Tel: 817-735-2365
	Website: http://www.hsc.unt.edu

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