LINGUIST List 22.3714

Fri Sep 23 2011

Jobs: Applied Computational Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Iowa State U

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        1.     Carol Chapelle , Applied Computational Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, Iowa State University, USA

Message 1: Applied Computational Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, Iowa State University, USA
Date: 22-Sep-2011
From: Carol Chapelle <>
Subject: Applied Computational Linguistics: Assistant/Associate Professor, Iowa State University, USA
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University or Organization: Iowa State University Department: English Job Location: Iowa, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Evaluation of English Learners' Linguistic Production


The English Department at Iowa State University is seeking applications for anAssistant or Associate Professor of applied computational linguistics with anemphasis in evaluation of English learners' linguistic production. At theundergraduate level will teach courses in linguistics and foundation courses inEnglish. At the graduate level will teach courses in two Ph.D. programs,Rhetoric and Professional Communication and Applied Linguistics andTechnology, at both MA and PhD levels. Graduate courses includingcomputational analysis of English, second language assessment, secondlanguage acquisition according to specialty. Research areas of particularinterest: pedagogical applications of natural language processing, assessmentof second language, second language acquisition, and statistical approaches tothe study of language.

Beginning January 2012 or August 2012 depending on availability. Ph.D. incomputational linguistics or related field and potential for excellence in researchand effectiveness in teaching required for Assistant Professor, tenure-track;Ph.D. in computational linguistics or related field, a demonstrated record ofaccomplishments in scholarship, including an outstanding publication record,and effectiveness in teaching required for Associate Professor, tenure-track orwith tenure. ESL teaching and assessment experience, publications, andexternal research funding preferred. 2/2 teaching load to begin.

To apply for this position, please apply through the Iowa State Universitywebsite at the application URL below and click on 'Apply for the Vacancy'(#110850) and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared toenter or attach the following: a letter of application/cover letter, curriculum vitae,statement of teaching/research interests, transcript or list of graduate courses,and contact information for three references. Application deadline is October 23,2011. ISU is an EO/AA Employer. Women and members of historicallyunderrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 23-Oct-2011 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Carol Chapelle Email:

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