LINGUIST List 22.4000

Thu Oct 13 2011

Jobs: German; Applied Ling; Multilingualism: Asst Prof, U of Waterloo

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        1.     James Skidmore , German; Applied Linguistics with a Focus on Multilingualism: Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: German; Applied Linguistics with a Focus on Multilingualism: Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Date: 12-Oct-2011
From: James Skidmore <skidmoreuwaterloo.ca>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics with a Focus on Multilingualism: Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: University of Waterloo Department: Germanic and Slavic Studies Job Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Web Address: http://germanicandslavic.uwaterloo.ca
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Multilingualism

Required Language(s): German (deu)

Description:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Waterloo isaccepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) inGerman, specialization in applied linguistics with a focus on multilingualismstudies. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the time theappointment begins on 1 July 2012 and an actively developing research programin the specified field. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate andgraduate levels, supervision of graduate students, and service to thedepartment, university, and discipline.

German Studies at the University of Waterloo is a robust enterprise offeringprograms leading to the BA, MA, and PhD in German. The current staff of eighttenured professors possesses expertise in applied linguistics (second languagedevelopment and pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and CALL), German and Austrianliterature (18th-20th centuries), and film and visual studies. The department ishome to the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, an endowed research institutethat also operates a range of intellectual and cultural programming. Theuniversity, rated the most innovative university in Canada for many yearsrunning, is located in one of the fastest growing regions of the country.

Salary range commensurate with qualifications and experience. The closing datefor applications is 30 November 2011. Applications, including a cover letter,curriculum vitae, evidence of successful research and teaching, and letters fromthree referees, should be sent in electronic format only directly to Dr. James M.Skidmore at the email address below.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizensand permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterlooencourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women,members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2011 Email Address for Applications: skidmoreuwaterloo.ca Contact Information:
Dr. James Skidmore Email: skidmoreuwaterloo.ca Phone: 519-888-4567 x33687

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