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Wed Oct 20 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling: Advanced Assoc/Full Prof, U of MD, College Park

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        1.     Roberta Lavine , Applied Linguistics: Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Date: 19-Oct-2010
From: Roberta Lavine <rlavineumd.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland, College Park
Department: Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.education.umd.edu/EDCI/SLEC
Job Rank: Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Description:

The highly interdisciplinary Second Language Education and Culture (SLEC)
Program within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI) at the
University of Maryland invites applications for a tenured Advanced
Associate or Full Professor beginning Fall 2011 semester. Housed within the
College of Education, the SLEC program bridges areas of language
acquisition, teacher education, literacy, cultural diversity and education
policy and offers Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed, and M.Ed with ESOL/FL certification
degrees.

Faculty in the department prepare the next generation of scholars and
researchers and help shape the theory and praxis that guide teaching and
learning of languages.

We specialize in the following areas:

English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) which includes English as a
Foreign Language (EFL), English as an international language (EIL), World
Englishes, and English as a Second Language (ESL); Bilingual Education and
Foreign/International/World Languages, including (but not limited to)
Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian, Latin, Classical Greek, Korean,
Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic.

The successful candidate will be a senior scholar (Advanced Associate or
Full Professor) in the field of second language education. She or he must
be able to contribute to both U.S. and international issues related to the
teaching and learning of English and other languages. The area of
scholarship is open, but a specialty in EFL, EIL, or World Englishes is
strongly preferred. We are also particularly interested in candidates whose
research reflects the globally expanding nature of the field of Second
Language Education, and whose have expertise includes TESOL in a global
context, academic literacy for language minority students, teaching and
teacher education for culturally and linguistically diverse students,
and/or sociocultural approaches to second language learning. We seek
someone with a strong national or international reputation for excellent
research and publication in Foreign Language Education (EFL, ESL, or other
languages) who will be able to guide students in appropriate research
methodologies and to take on immediate responsibilities in advising
doctoral and master's students, directing dissertations, and contributing
to doctoral comprehensive examinations and master's seminar papers. This
individual must have extensive senior-level university teaching credentials
and a strong vision of doctoral program excellence, the energy to share and
collaboratively implement such a vision, and experience in designing
program options. The successful candidate will have a record of securing
external funding and be able to initiate research grants and provide
intellectual leadership and collaborative engagement with faculty and students.

To apply for the position go to the application URL below (see Position
#105421) and submit the following materials: cover letter, curriculum
vitae, two-page statement of research agenda for the next three years, a
copy of three relevant publications, statement of teaching philosophy,
summary of teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference.

For best consideration submit materials by November 15, 2010. Application
reviews will begin on this date and will continue until the position is
filled. If you have any questions about the application process, please
contact Dr. Roberta Z. Lavine, Chair, SLEC Search Committee at rlavineumd.edu.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.umd.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Roberta Lavine
Email: rlavineumd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6443
Fax: 301-529-9752
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