LINGUIST List 22.3816

Fri Sep 30 2011

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Asst Prof, U of Florida

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        1.     Diana Boxer , Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA
Date: 30-Sep-2011
From: Diana Boxer <>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition; TESL: Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA
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University or Organization: University of Florida Department: Linguistics Job Location: Florida, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition; TESL


The Linguistics Department at the University of Florida seeks to fill a facultyposition at the tenure-track level for an Assistant Professor of SecondLanguage Acquisition. The successful candidate will be expected to 1) teachcourses at the both undergraduate and graduate level related to area ofresearch expertise within SLA 2) contribute to teaching TESL courses for thedepartment's growing undergraduate TESL minor and certificate program(, and graduate SLAT certificateprogram ( 2) participate actively in theacademic life of the department, college, and university and 3) maintain anactive research agenda. Research areas of particular interest include: appliedlinguistic approaches to second language acquisition, formal linguisticapproaches to second language acquisition and psycholinguistic /neurolinguistic approaches to second language processing.

Position begins August 2012. Required: Ph.D. in Second LanguageAcquisition or related field by time of employment; a demonstrated record ofaccomplishments in scholarship, including evidence for a future outstandingpublication record and the potential to create an internationally recognizedresearch program; and demonstration of effectiveness in teaching. ESL/EFLteaching and assessment experience, publications, and evidence of ability toattract external research funding preferred.

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida houses threeresearch labs related to language acquisition and/or linguistic processing,equipped for basic offline experiments, reaction time experiments, eye-tracking, ERPs as well as experimental phonetic/ phonology research:

(a) Brain and Language Laboratory( )(b) Language and Cognition Lab( Linguistic Development Lab(

All applications must be submitted electronically at the application URL below(search for requisition # 00008619). Submit a Faculty Profile - ShortApplication, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teachinginterests (as 'other document'), and the names, addresses and e-mail contactinformation of three (3) references. Screening of application materials willbegin November 15th, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Forinquiries regarding this position, please email Dr. Diana Boxer(, Chair of the Search Committee.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities,women and those from other underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screeningwhich includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, andverification of education.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2011 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Diana Boxer Email: Phone: 352-392-0639 Fax: 352-392-8480

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