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LINGUIST List 18.3158

Sat Oct 27 2007

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Asian University

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        1.    Paul Bruthiaux, Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Asian University, Chonburi, Thailand


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Asian University, Chonburi, Thailand
Date: 25-Oct-2007
From: Paul Bruthiaux <bruthiauxgmail.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Asian University, Chonburi, Thailand
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University or Organization: Asian University
Department: Faculty of Liberal Arts
Web Address: http://www.asianust.ac.th

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

The Faculty of Liberal Arts, Asian University seeks to appoint a lecturer
in Applied Linguistics/English Language Education. The lecturer's
responsibilities will primarily consist of designing and teaching courses
on the MEd in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
program. He or she should have a PhD or, as a minimum, a Masters in Applied
Linguistics or Education with English language teaching as a major
component. He or she should also demonstrate the ability to make
connections between linguistic or educational theory and practice in
foreign language pedagogy.

Additional requirements are:
- Specific expertise in at least two of the following areas: second
language acquisition; language pedagogy; curriculum design; language
testing; research methods in language education; materials design and
evaluation; discourse analysis, English as an international language;
description of English; introductory linguistics
- Familiarity with current research in at least one of the fields listed above
- Active participation in the work of professional organizations in the field
- Ability to engage both native and nonnative students at graduate level
- Native or near-native command of English
- At least five years experience of teaching in comparable graduate programs


Additional desirable, but not essential attributes are:
- Experience of English language teacher training
- A working knowledge of the Thai language
- Willingness to represent the Department and Faculty at education fairs
and on school visits throughout Thailand

Salaries for lecturer positions are in the 50,000-60,000 baht/month range
depending on qualifications and experience (US$1 = 31.50 baht). Contracts
are for one year renewable.

The MEd TESOL program is new and growing and attracts both native and
nonnative speakers of English looking to further their understanding of
language, language learning, and language teaching and to upgrade their
language teaching skills. Most have experience of language teaching in
Thailand or an interest in securing a language teaching position in
Thailand or elsewhere.

Asian University is a private international university located
approximately 130 km southeast of Bangkok midway between Si Racha and
Rayong, within easy reach of the coastal city of Pattaya. The language of
instruction throughout the university is English. For further information,
please refer to our website.

Please send a letter of application, CV, names of three referees, and
evidence of academic record to Dr Paul Bruthiaux at the address given
below. Please address questions regarding this position by email.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr Paul Bruthiaux
MEd TESOL Program Leader, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Asian University
PO Box 15
Baan Amphur, Chonburi 20250
Thailand
Email Address for Applications: bruthiauxgmail.com
Contact Information:
Dr Paul Bruthiaux
Email: bruthiauxgmail.com
Phone: 66-(0)81-173-5863
Fax: 66-(0)38-253-747


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