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LINGUIST List 17.2083

Tue Jul 18 2006

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, California State University

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        1.    David Rodriguez, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA
Date: 14-Jul-2006
From: David Rodriguez <david.rodriguezcsun.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, California State University, Northridge, CA, USA


University or Organization: California State University, Northridge
Department: Chicana/o Studies
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Description:

Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Based on qualifications and experience

Qualifications: A doctorate or equivalent in applied linguistics with an
emphasis on Chicano/Latino language development, first and second language
acquisition, and the role of language in the education of linguistic
minority and ESL children is required.

A general knowledge of the language experiences of Chicanos/Latinos is preferred
with a specialization in the application of language studies to the preparation
of teachers. A background in teacher education is desirable as is a second area
of specialization and ability to teach in related areas, for example written
communication skills. The candidate will have knowledge of Chicano/Latino
linguistics and sociolinguistics and the application of applied linguistics to the
education of linguistic minority and ESL children. The Department is an
interdisciplinary one so the candidate will be expected to have a good
grasp of comparative methodologies.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be
expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to
the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable
students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen,
must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration
Services to work in the United States.

Responsibilities: The candidate will normally be expected to teach
"Language Acquisition of the Chicana/o and ESL Speakers," in addition to
other relevant courses. The standard teaching load for the faculty at
Northridge is 12 units per semester although reassigned time may be
available for research and/or curriculum development. All professors are
expected to advance the skill development of their students. The candidate
will be expected to contribute to the field by publishing and participating
in professional organizations. The candidate will advise students on
career opportunities and support and participate in student-sponsored
activities. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working with an
ethnically and culturally diverse student population.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Review of applications will
begin December 4, 2006. Please submit 3 letters of recommendation, Vita,
and syllabi for above courses.

Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:

David Rodriguez, Chair
Chicana/o Studies Department
California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St., CA 91330-8246
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