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LINGUIST List 19.3160

Fri Oct 17 2008

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Georgia State University

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        1.    Stephanie Lindemann, Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA


Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Date: 17-Oct-2008
From: Stephanie Lindemann <lindemanngsu.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia State University
Department: Applied Linguistics and ESL
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address: http://www.gsu.edu/alesl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL is
accepting applications for two anticipated tenure-track positions at the
assistant professor level. The Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL
consists of three interrelated academic programs (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in
Applied Linguistics), an English as a Second Language (ESL) program that
provides instruction for university matriculated ESL students at
undergraduate and graduate levels, and a large Intensive English Program
(IEP) that provides a comprehensive pre-academic course of study in
academic language development for ESL students who wish to matriculate at
Georgia State University (GSU) or other post-secondary institutions.

Candidates will have a doctorate in Applied Linguistics or a closely
related field by the time of the appointment. One position is for a
specialist in second language acquisition. Specializations of interest for
the other position include L2 reading and the development of second
language teachers. The ideal candidates will also have strong background
and interest in one or more of the following: syntax and morphology,
psycholinguistics, assessment, and quantitative research methods.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a coherent research agenda, record
of relevant publications, and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate
and/or graduate courses, particularly with applications to second language
pedagogy. Preferred candidates will also have experience teaching ESL/EAP
and a record of external funding.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of research
publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 letters of
professional recommendation should be sent to the address listed below.

Review of the applicants will begin November 4, 2008 but will continue
until successful candidates are identified. The preferred starting date is
fall semester, 2009. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Atlanta is a multi-cultural urban setting. Georgia State University, a unit
of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Educational
Institution and an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. For
further information about our programs visit the Department's website.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Stephanie Lindemann
Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL
P.O. Box 4099
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30302-4099
USA
Contact Information:
Stephanie Lindemann
Email: lindemanngsu.edu

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