LINGUIST List 21.4174

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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The highly interdisciplinary Second Language Education and Culture (SLEC)Program within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI) at theUniversity of Maryland invites applications for a tenured AdvancedAssociate or Full Professor beginning Fall 2011 semester. Housed within theCollege of Education, the SLEC program bridges areas of languageacquisition, teacher education, literacy, cultural diversity and educationpolicy and offers Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed, and M.Ed with ESOL/FL certificationdegrees.

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

We specialize in the following areas:

English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) which includes English as aForeign Language (EFL), English as an international language (EIL), WorldEnglishes, and English as a Second Language (ESL); Bilingual Education andForeign/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 orFull Professor) in the field of second language education. She or he mustbe able to contribute to both U.S. and international issues related to theteaching and learning of English and other languages. The area ofscholarship is open, but a specialty in EFL, EIL, or World Englishes isstrongly preferred. We are also particularly interested in candidates whoseresearch reflects the globally expanding nature of the field of SecondLanguage Education, and whose have expertise includes TESOL in a globalcontext, academic literacy for language minority students, teaching andteacher education for culturally and linguistically diverse students,and/or sociocultural approaches to second language learning. We seeksomeone with a strong national or international reputation for excellentresearch and publication in Foreign Language Education (EFL, ESL, or otherlanguages) who will be able to guide students in appropriate researchmethodologies and to take on immediate responsibilities in advisingdoctoral and master's students, directing dissertations, and contributingto doctoral comprehensive examinations and master's seminar papers. Thisindividual must have extensive senior-level university teaching credentialsand a strong vision of doctoral program excellence, the energy to share andcollaboratively implement such a vision, and experience in designingprogram options. The successful candidate will have a record of securingexternal funding and be able to initiate research grants and provideintellectual 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, curriculumvitae, two-page statement of research agenda for the next three years, acopy 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. Applicationreviews will begin on this date and will continue until the position isfilled. If you have any questions about the application process, pleasecontact Dr. Roberta Z. Lavine, Chair, SLEC Search Committee at

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Roberta Lavine Email: Phone: 301-405-6443 Fax: 301-529-9752

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