LINGUIST List 21.3435

Fri Aug 27 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling: Modern Langs: Assoc Prof, Nanyang Tech

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        1.    Nanyang Technological University, Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Date: 27-Aug-2010
From: Nanyang Technological University <Acad-talentntu.edu.sg>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages: Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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University or Organization: Nanyang Technological University Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences Job Location: Singapore Web Address: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/HSS/lcc/MLE/Pages/AboutMLE.aspx
Job Rank: Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Modern Languages


Description:

School of Humanities and Social SciencesNanyang Technological University, Singapore

Director for Centre for Modern Languages

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity (NTU), Singapore, is seeking to appoint a dynamic leader for anewly established Centre for Modern Languages. The successful candidatewill concurrently hold a tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank ofAssociate Professor in the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies.

The appointee will play a significant leadership role in faculty andcurriculum development, as well as the expansion of the programme.Currently, the School offers nine modern language electives (Arabic,Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Spanish, and Thai). Thereare plans to augment the number of languages offered in the Centre.

The appointee should have:* a PhD in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, preferably withspecialization in language acquisition and/or language learning;* knowledge and experience of second language pedagogy;* extensive teaching experience at university level;* an active research programme and a publication record commensurate withthis level of appointment;* relevant administrative experience; and* experience in managing curriculum and material development and teachinginnovation.

Experience in setting up a language learning centre and the provision ofsupport for out-of-class activities will be an advantage.

NTU is a research university committed to providing a comprehensiveeducational experience in a multicultural environment. It offerscompetitive annual salaries, strong research support, and is committed tonurturing faculty development.

For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, pleaserefer to the department website above.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application forFaculty Appointment at the application URL below and send your applicationpackage [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae (including records ofcompetitive grants and graduate supervision, if any), personal particularform, teaching statement and research statement, writing samples, and thenames and contact details of at least three referees] to the applicationaddress below, by email to the application email below, or by fax to (65)6791 9340.

Further enquiries about the position can be addressed to Professor K.K. Luke,Chair of the Search Committee for the Director of the Centre for ModernLanguages, email address below.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Office of Human Resources Nanyang Technological University Administration Building, Level 4 50 Nanyang Avenue 639798 Singapore Email Address for Applications: Acad-talentntu.edu.sg

Page Updated: 27-Aug-2010