LINGUIST List 21.3950

Wed Oct 06 2010

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Prof, U of North Texas

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        1.    Derek Bradford, Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, USA

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, USA
Date: 05-Oct-2010
From: Derek Bradford <>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, USA
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University or Organization: University of North Texas Department: Linguistics and Technical Communication Job Location: Texas, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Second Language Acquisition


The University of North Texas invites applications for the assistantprofessor position (tenure track) in linguistics with a specialization insecond language acquisition, Department of Linguistics and TechnicalCommunication, beginning fall 2011.

QualificationsCandidates must meet the following minimum requirements: a Ph.D. inlinguistics by the time of appointment; a specialization in second languageacquisition; and the ability to teach courses in second languageacquisition research methods, statistics, and/or experimental approaches tosecond language acquisition. Preference is given to candidates with aspecialization in phonetics and/or phonology.

Job DescriptionAs a tenure-track member of the faculty, candidates will be expected todevelop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure and toregularly teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses. The typicalteaching load for junior faculty is 2/2.

The UniversityThe University of North Texas is an emerging national research institutionlocated in the vibrant and rapidly expanding Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitanarea and situated close to DFW International Airport. University enrollmentis over 36,000 students with more than 7,700 graduate students. Theuniversity offers 246 undergraduate and graduate majors and concentrations.

Application ProceduresApplicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement thatoutlines a long-term research agenda, a statement of teaching philosophy,and one article-length writing sample to all inquiries to Dr. Brenda R. Sims, Chair (

Application DeadlineReview of applications begins on October 25, 2010 and will continue weeklyuntil the search is closed. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submittheir applications and all supporting materials by the review date.


Application Deadline: 25-Oct-2010 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Brenda Sims Email: Phone: 940-565-4458

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