LINGUIST List 22.3624

Sat Sep 17 2011

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, U of Illinois

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        1.     Tania Ionin, c/o Marita Romine , Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA
Date: 15-Sep-2011
From: Tania Ionin, c/o Marita Romine <>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: University of Illinois Department: Linguistics Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in SecondLanguage Acquisition with specialization in psycholinguistics,neurolinguistics, or cognitive neuroscience of language, at the rank ofAssistant Professor. The candidate must possess demonstrated strength intheoretical and/or experimental linguistics. The candidate's record shouldprovide clear evidence of a strong research program and an excellentresearch trajectory. The successful candidate should demonstrate acommitment to excellence in teaching, and will be expected to contribute toboth undergraduate and graduate instruction. Research specialty in one of thelanguages offered by the Linguistics department or another department in theSchool of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics is a plus, as is experience insecond and/or foreign language teaching. The PhD should be in hand prior tothe target date of appointment, August 16, 2012. Salary is commensuratewith the experience and qualifications of the candidate.

To apply, create your candidate profile at the application URL below andupload the following application materials through this system: letter ofapplication, CV (including phone number and e-mail address), contactinformation for 3 references, up to 3 representative publications, statement ofteaching and research interests, and teaching evaluations or other evidenceof strength in teaching. Referees will be contacted electronically uponsubmission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted throughthe application URL below will be accepted.

For further information, please contact Professor Ionin, contact informationbelow. To ensure full consideration, all required materials must be receivedno later than December 1, 2011. Letters of reference must be received nolater than December 8, 2011. The department highly recommends thatcomplete applications be submitted prior to Dec. 1, to ensure that refereeshave enough time to submit their letters of recommendation.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employerand welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideaswho embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Tania Ionin, c/o Marita Romine Email:

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