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LINGUIST List 17.2255

Sat Aug 05 2006

Jobs: Corpus Ling & Second Language Acquisition:Post Doc, U of Michigan

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        1.    Annelie Adel, Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Michigan, MI, USA


Message 1: Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Michigan, MI, USA
Date: 04-Aug-2006
From: Annelie Adel <aadelumich.edu>
Subject: Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: Post Doc, University of Michigan, MI, USA


University or Organization: University of Michigan
Department: English Language Institute
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition

Description:

The English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is
inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship in corpus
linguistics and second language acquisition. The position is for one year
with the possibility of renewal for an additional year, with a starting
date between September and December, 2006.

Applicants should be well-versed in corpus-linguistic methodology, and will
be expected to assist with corpus design as well as corpus tools.
Additionally, the candidate should have expertise in second language
acquisition (or possibly psycholinguistics), particularly with regard to
the acquisition of vocabulary, phraseology, collocation, construction
grammar, or pragmatics.

In accordance with ELI tradition, we are seeking a candidate who is
interested in creating corpus-based resources for the linguistic research
community as well as for teachers and students world-wide. Furthermore, the
candidate would be encouraged to use ELI corpora, such as MICASE (the
Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English) and MICUSP (the Michigan Corpus
of Upper-level Student Papers, currently under development), as a basis for
developing teaching and testing materials.

To apply, please send CV and cover letter emphasizing relevant background,
including contact information for two references. For additional
information or informal inquiries, please contact Dr. Annelie Adel at
aadelumich.edu or Dr. Nick Ellis at ncellisunich.edu. The deadline for
application is September 10, 2006. We welcome both U.S. and international
applications.

Applications may be submitted as e-mail attachments.



Address for Applications:
Dr. Annelie Adel
University of Michigan
English Language Institute
401 E. Liberty, Suite 350
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2298
USA
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