LINGUIST List 21.4581

Tue Nov 16 2010

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State U

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        1.     John Murphy , Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: John Murphy <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; ESL: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, GA, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia State University Department: Applied Linguistics & ESL Job Location: Georgia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; English as a Second Language


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor PositionGeorgia State UniversityDepartment of Applied Linguistics and ESLAtlanta, GA 30302-4099

Georgia State University's Department of Applied Linguistics/ESL isaccepting applications for an anticipated tenure-track position at theassistant professor level, pending budgetary approval, to complementdepartmental research strengths in one or more of the following areas: (1)Language and Literacy Learning and Teaching; (2) Language Analysis and Use,and (3) Applied and Critical Perspectives on Language, Culture, andSociety. The Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL consists of threeacademic programs (BA, MA, and PhD in Applied Linguistics), an English as aSecond Language (ESL) program that provides instruction for universitymatriculated ESL students at undergraduate and graduate levels, and a largeIntensive English Program (IEP) that provides a comprehensive pre-academiccourse of study in academic language development for ESL students who wishto matriculate at Georgia State University (GSU) or other post-secondaryinstitutions.

Candidates will have a doctorate in Applied Linguistics or a closelyrelated field by the time of the appointment. Specializations of interestinclude oral discourse analysis, pragmatics, assessment, and English as alingua franca. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in researchinglanguage-related issues in urban settings are particularly welcome.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a coherent research agenda, recordof relevant publications, and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduateand/or graduate courses, particularly with applications to second languageresearch and pedagogy. Preferred candidates with also have a record ofexternal funding and experience teaching ESL/EAP.

Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of researchpublications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 letters ofprofessional recommendation should be sent to the address below.

Review of the applicants will begin November 30, 2010; applicationsreceived after December 15th may not receive full consideration. Thepreferred starting date is fall semester, 2011. Salary is commensurate withexperience.

Atlanta is a multi-cultural urban setting. An offer of employment will beconditional upon background verification. Georgia State University, a unitof the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity EducationInstitution and an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Forfurther information about our programs visit the Department's website atthe URL above.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor John Murphy, Search Committee Chair Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL P. O. Box 4099 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA 30302-4099 USA Contact Information:
Professor John Murphy Email: Phone: 404-413-5193 Fax: 404-413-5201

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