LINGUIST List 23.4817

Mon Nov 19 2012

Jobs: German; Germanic; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, The University of Georgia

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Date: 19-Nov-2012
From: Tikica Platt <tplattuga.edu>
Subject: German; Germanic; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, The University of Georgia, Georgia, USA
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University or Organization: The University of Georgia Department: Germanic & Slavic Studies Job Location: Georgia, USA Web Address: http://www.gsstudies.uga.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                            Germanic
Description:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgiainvites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position inGermanic Linguistics, beginning August 2013. Preferred areas ofspecialization are applied linguistics, second language acquisition, orhistorical linguistics. Interest in language program coordination welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach German language coursesat all levels as well as linguistics courses at the undergraduate andgraduate levels. The teaching load is four courses per year.

Requirements:Ph.D. in Germanic Linguistics or related field. Candidates should be ableto demonstrate scholarly potential, have German language teachingexperience, proven excellence in teaching, and possess native ornear-native fluency in both German and English.

Applications should include a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, statementof teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please sendall materials to the application mailing address below.

Electronic submissions also accepted. Please upload all documents at theapplication URL below.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2012, and continue untilthe position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the MLAconvention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor andurban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land and sea grant institutionlocated in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital(www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and theUniversity of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of itsfaculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment thatis inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities areencouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Institution. Faculty members are expected to support thecollege's goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learningenvironment.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2012 Mailing Address for Applications:
German Search Committee Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies 201 Joseph E. Brown Hall University of Georgia Athens 30602-6797 ---------------- Web Address for Applications: http://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20598
Contact Information:
Tikica Platt Email: tplattuga.edu Phone: 7065423663

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