LINGUIST List 22.4516

Fri Nov 11 2011

Jobs: Second Language Acquisition: Asst Prof, U of Hawaii at Manoa

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        1.     Graham Crookes , Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

Message 1: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Date: 10-Nov-2011
From: Graham Crookes <>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
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University or Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa Department: Second Language Studies Job Location: Hawaii, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition


Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language acquisition, twopositions (position numbers 82418 and 82462), University of Hawai'i at ManoaCollege of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track. TheDepartment of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD inSecond Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. TheUniversity of Hawai'i is a Carnegie 'very high research activity university' witha strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The University supportsinterdisciplinary initiatives within and across departments and colleges andplaces high value on extramural funding.

Duties and responsibilities: The Department seeks to hire two facultymembers at the assistant professor level in the area of second languageacquisition to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in thearea of SLA, with opportunities to teach in other areas of the Department'scurriculum as appropriate.

Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or moreof the following areas: acquisition of SL phonology; bilingualism in social andcognitive contexts; cognitive, sociocultural, neurological and ecologicalperspectives in SL learning; heritage language learners; identity and SLA;individual differences in SLA; instructed SLA; multilingual literacydevelopment; technology and SLA; young learners.

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in second language studies, appliedlinguistics, or closely related field by August 2012. Demonstrated ability tocarry out research in the applicant's major areas of specialization, asevidenced by publication.

Annual 9-month salary range: Commensurate with qualifications andexperience

To apply: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests andexperience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement (including alist of courses taught), sample publications, and a summary of teachingevaluations. In addition, letters of reference should be submitted directly bythree recommenders. All application materials should be sent as emailattachments to the application email address below. Please do not specifyposition number; application for one implies application for both.

Conditional on availability of position and of funding.

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2011 Mailing Address for Applications:
Karen Matsumoto, Secretary 1890 East West Road Moore Hall Room 570 Honolulu, HI 96822 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Professor Graham Crookes Email:

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