LINGUIST List 17.3379

Sun Nov 19 2006

Jobs: Farsi & General Ling: Lecturer, California State U Fresno

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Directory         1.    Sean Fulop, Farsi, Western & General Linguistics: Lecturer, California State University Fresno, CA, USA

Message 1: Farsi, Western & General Linguistics: Lecturer, California State University Fresno, CA, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2006
From: Sean Fulop <>
Subject: Farsi, Western & General Linguistics: Lecturer, California State University Fresno, CA, USA

University or Organization: California State University Fresno Department: Linguistics Web Address: Job Rank: Lecturer Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Persian Required Language(s): Farsi, Western (pes)


Available for the Academic Year: 2007/2008, preferred start date is Spring 2007; this position may be held open until filled.

The successful candidate would normally teach undergraduate courses in the Persian language (Farsi) and general linguistics. The candidate is also expected to create and coordinate a Persian language and literacy course series. This full-time appointment is for one semester or one academic year, depending upon date of appointment. A subsequent appointment for a second or third year may be considered dependent upon budget, enrollment and programmatic need. The successful candidate is expected to teach four classes (12 weighted teaching units) per semester, as well as contribute to the functions of the Linguistics Department. Specific assignments will depend on department needs. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college.

The successful candidate shall have at least an MA in Linguistics or a closely related field; PhD preferred.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to or potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

The California State University is committed to providing equal opportunities to men and women CSU students in all campus programs, including intercollegiate athletics. California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants receive equal consideration in the selection process. We particularly encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with physical disabilities. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

Address for Applications: Prof. Sean Fulop Linguistics PB92 California State University Fresno 5245 N. Backer Ave. Fresno, CA 93705 USA

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2006 (Open until filled)

Contact Information: Prof. Sean Fulop Email: Phone: 559 278-4896 Fax: 559 278-7299

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