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LINGUIST List 23.1097

Sun Mar 04 2012

Jobs: Applied Ling; General Ling: Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Brock U

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Date: 03-Mar-2012
From: John Sivell <jsivellbrocku.ca>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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University or Organization: Brock University
Department: Applied Linguistics
Job Location: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Web Address: http://www.brocku.ca/humanities/departments-and-centres/applied-linguistics
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics


Description:

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Brock University invites
applications for a 12-month Instructional Limited-Term Appointment in
Applied Linguistics at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor starting
July 1st 2012.

Applicants must have a PhD in Linguistics or a closely related field in
hand or near completion, with course work and/or thesis concentration in
the areas of the designated courses. Applicants must also have teaching
experience in the context of a university-level linguistics (or closely
similar) program, as instructor responsible for all aspects of one or more
courses. Because some courses to be taught under this contract are part of
a program for TESL Ontario Adult ESL Certification, applicants must hold or
be eligible to obtain TESL Ontario TESL Trainer Accreditation at least for
Theory.

The courses to be taught include eight single-term assignments, which we
anticipate will be balanced four/four over the autumn and winter terms:
LING 1F94 (Introduction to General Linguistics: 2nd half of a two-term
course), LING1P92 (Introduction to the Psychology of Language), LING2P50
(Phonetics), LING2P53 (Phonology), LING3P61 (Child Language Acquisition:
Early Stages), LING3P71 (Syntax), LING3P94 (Semantics and Pragmatics), and
LING3P95 (Discourse Analysis).

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Brock has eleven permanent faculty
members plus one limited term appointment, and has a vibrant undergraduate
program and an M.A. program.

Review of applications will commence on April 25, 2012 and will continue
until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of
application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching
competence, and should arrange for the submission of three letters of
reference. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Applications should be
sent to the application address or email address below. Electronic
submissions are acceptable.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of
Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates.
Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with
disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self
identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application.
Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one
or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form
available at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/1095 and include the completed
form with their application.

More information about Brock University can be found on the university's
website (http://www.brocku.ca); information about the Department of Applied
Linguistics can be found on the department's website
(http://www.brocku.ca/humanities/departments-and-centres/applied-linguistics).

Application Deadline: 25-Apr-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor John Sivell, Chair
Department of Applied Linguistics
Brock University
St Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1
Canada
Email Address for Applications: jsivellbrocku.ca
Contact Information:
Professor John Sivell
Email: jsivellbrocku.ca
Phone: 905-688-5550

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