LINGUIST List 28.932

Mon Feb 20 2017

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, Georgia Institute of Technology

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Feb-2017
From: Fariah Majmundar <fariahgatech.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Post Doc, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA
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University or Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology
Department: School of Modern Languages
Job Location: Georgia, USA
Web Address: https://modlangs.gatech.edu/
Job Title: Post-Doctoral: Global Languages, Cultures, And Technologies (GLACT)

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Lg. instruction & NLP background for JPN position, media for French

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            German

Description:

The School of Modern Languages at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta seeks six recent PhDs with training in modern languages (French, German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish) for the newly instituted Global Languages, Cultures, and Technologies (GLACT) Post-doctoral Program. The GLACT Program seeks to foster collaboration across languages, technologies, and global cultures. GLACT positions are full-time and renewable for up to three years. They include a 3/3 teaching assignment (with opportunities for a course offset in support of academic program development), health and retirement benefits, a salary of $45,000 per academic year, and a professional-development allocation. Candidates with expertise in innovative teaching methodologies and interest in shaping cross-disciplinary language program development for the 21st Century are especially encouraged to apply.

Within each language concentration, preferred specializations include:

French: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition; Online Instruction and E-learning.

German: Language for business and Technology; online instruction; contribution to the LBAT program.

Japanese: Linguistics; Language and Technology (NLP expertise is a plus); content-based courses in Japanese, including advanced levels; contribution to the LBAT program.

Mandarin Chinese: Chinese Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition; Heritage Learning; and Online Instruction

Russian: Culture and Media Studies; Language for Business and STEM; contribution to the LBAT program; Linguistics.

Spanish: Technical and Business Spanish; Spanish for the Healthcare Profession, Linguistics, Online Instruction.

Position requirements include a PhD awarded no more than five years prior to appointment plus demonstrated research and teaching strengths. Dossiers should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (minimally, a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and summary of course evaluations/comments; additional elements are acceptable), and three letters of recommendation, to be submitted in one single PDF document to glact-hiringmodlangs.gatech.edu. Only digital applications will be reviewed. Review of applications begins on March 1, 2017, and continues until the positions are filled. Expected start date is August 15, 2017.

Detail information: see application URL below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: glact-hiringmodlangs.gatech.edu
Web Address for Applications: https://modlangs.gatech.edu/node/149
Contact Information:
Administrative Manager Fariah Majmundar
Email: fariahgatech.edu

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