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LINGUIST List 23.4325

Tue Oct 16 2012

Jobs: Second Lang Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 15-Oct-2012
From: Scott Delancey <delanceyuoregon.edu>
Subject: Second Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: University of Oregon
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://logos.uoregon.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Second Language Acquisition


Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Oregon is searching for
an assistant professor with a specialization in second language
acquisition. The position begins September 16, 2013.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active SLA
research profile that connects with current areas of strength in the
department and to contribute to service requirements. Teaching expectations
include undergraduate and graduate courses in general linguistics and
second language acquisition, plus courses in our Second Language
Acquisition and Teaching Certificate (http://slat.uoregon.edu) and in the
MA Language teaching Specialization
(http://logos.uoregon.edu/programs/graduate/teaching_specialization.shtml).
The successful candidate may also propose the development of other courses,
including graduate seminars in areas of specialization, plus mentoring of
graduate student research at both the MA and PhD levels. While this
appointment is wholly within Linguistics, there will be considerable
opportunity to interact with faculty and students in allied departments and
programs, e.g., various language teaching departments, Psychology, the
Center for Applied Second Language Studies (http://casls.uoregon.edu/), the
Northwest Indian Language Institute (http://pages.uoregon.edu/nwili/), and
the World Languages Academy (http://wla.uoregon.edu/).

A Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics or a related field is
required by September 16, 2013. Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications.

Applications are only being accepted via http://academicjobsonline.org.
Applications should include a cover letter, research and teaching
statements, representative publications, and the names and contact
information for three references (including at least one reference from
someone who can address your teaching). Letters of reference and teaching
evaluations will not be required with the initial application.

To be assured of consideration the application materials must be received
by December 15, 2012. We expect to conduct some preliminary interviews at
the Linguistics Society of America conference in Boston, January 2013. The
University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution
committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act. The successful candidate will support and enhance a
diverse learning and working environment.

Application Deadline: be assured of consideration application materials
must be received by December 15, 2012. The position will remain open until
filled.

See below for Web Address for Applications and Contact Information.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2012 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://academicjobsonline.org
Contact Information:
Scott Delancey
Email: delanceyuoregon.edu

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