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Thu 02 Feb 1995

Jobs: Lang acquisition, Applied ling, Socioling, ESL

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  1. VIRGINIA C GATHERCOLE, Position, Language Acquisition
  2. Nick Evans, New chair in Linguistics
  3. J Local, Job Opportunities in Linguistic Variation and Sociolinguistics
  4. , Job notice: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL

Message 1: Position, Language Acquisition

Date: Sun, 29 Jan 1995 18:58:14 Position, Language Acquisition
From: VIRGINIA C GATHERCOLE <GATHERCOSERVAX.FIU.EDU>
Subject: Position, Language Acquisition

Full Professor of Developmental Psychology, School of Psychology,
University of Wales, Bangor. Further applications are invited for this
recently established Professorship. The successful candidate will be
expected to provide research leadership and foster research excellence,
preferably in the area of language acquisition. The Department, which
was highly rated in the most recent assessment (Universities Funding
Council) of research in British Universities, has unique facilities for
studies in Child Psychology, including a large (70 place) Daycare Nursery
and an excellently equipped Research Centre for Child Development.

Since our main aim in making this appointment is to develop further our
research capabilities and strengths, the person appointed will not be
expected to carry a heavy administrative or teaching load but to engage
primarily in his/her own research and in promotion of the research of
others working within that particular specialism. Our intention is to have
the successful candidate in the post by 1st January 1996.

Prospective candidates for this post may contact Professor Fergus Lowe
(tel: 44-248-382201; e-mail: pss029bangor.ac.uk), Professor Mark
Williams (tel: 44-248-382205), or Professor Virginia Mueller Gathercole
(tel: 305-348-2507, e-mail: gathercoservax.fiu.edu) with informal
enquiries. Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by
contacting Personnel Services, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd,
LL57 2DG (tel: 44-248-382926). Candidates should provide 10 copies of
their CV together with one copy of the College's application form, as
soon as possible. Please quote reference: 95/3. Salary negotiable in
Professorial range. An equal opportunities employer.
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Message 2: New chair in Linguistics

Date: Mon, 30 Jan 1995 17:40:10 New chair in Linguistics
From: Nick Evans <nick_evansmuwayf.unimelb.edu.au>
Subject: New chair in Linguistics

 Subject Time 5:39 PM
 OFFICE MEMO New chair in Linguistics Date 30/1/95
To all subscribers to the Linguist List.

I am enclosing information about a just-advertised
Foundation Chair in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics at the University of
Melbourne. Please post and distribute this widely.

Nick Evans,
Department of Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

 FOUNDATION CHAIR OF LINGUISTICS OR APPLIED LINGUISTICS

Applications are invited for appointment to the Foundation Chair in the
Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. The University seeks a
scholar of international distinction in teaching and research in one or more
branches of linguistics and/or applied linguistics, who has a broad vision
of the range of enquiry within both disciplines, and who will provide
academic leadership in the Department. The Foundation
Professor will be expected to serve frequently as Head of
the new Department. Applicants should include a statement addressing the
above criteria and their vision of the strategic development of the new
Department.

Salary: AUD 80,176 per annum

Further information on the Department's current and planned activities, its
situation within the University, should be directed to Professor Tony
Stephens, Head, School of Languages.

Telephone enquiries: +61 3 344 4934 (Professor T. Stephens)

Confidential fax number: + 61 3 347 2613

Email address: stephenslanguage.unimelb.edu.au

Information concerning application procedures, superannuation, travel and
removal expenses, housing assistance and conditions of appointment, is
available from the Registrar. Applications marked "PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL
 -- CHAIR OF LINGUISTICS OR APPLIED LINGUISTICS" should be addressed to the
Registrar, The University of Melbourne, Parkville,
Victoria 3052, Australia.

Applications close on 15 April 1995.

The Council reserves the right to make no appointment or to fill the Chair
by invitation.

The University of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and has
implemented a smoke-free workplace policy.
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Message 3: Job Opportunities in Linguistic Variation and Sociolinguistics

Date: Wed, 1 Feb 1995 15:16:23 +Job Opportunities in Linguistic Variation and Sociolinguistics
From: J Local <lang4tmphost.york.ac.uk>
Subject: Job Opportunities in Linguistic Variation and Sociolinguistics

Job Opportunities in Linguistic Variation and Sociolinguistics
Lectureships in Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University
of York, England

Candidates should have a strong commitment to research within some area of
Linguistic Variation and/or Sociolinguistics and should have a sound
background in modern linguistic theory. Preference may be given to
candidates who specialise in languages taught within the department
(Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi) or whose interests combine areas
of both sociolinguistic variation and theoretical linguistics, but other
candidates are also encouraged to apply.=20

The posts are available from 1 Oct 1995. Two lectureships are available.=

One permanent, salary within the lecturer A range: =A314,756 - =A319,326 or
lecturer B range =A320,133 - =A325,735 depending on age, qualifications and
experience One four year fixed-term appointment tenable until 30 September
1999. Salary within the lecturer A range: =A314,756 - =A319,326 depending =
on
age, qualifications and experience.

Applications (six copies, one from overseas candidates), including full
curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent by 24 Feb
to the Personnel Office, University of York, Heslington, York YO1 5DD,
from whom further particulars are available (telephone 0904 434032; fax
0904 433433). Please quote reference number 3400.=20

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* John Local *
* Professor of Phonetics and Linguistics *
* Department of Language and Linguistic Science *
* University of York *
* Heslington *
* YORK YO1 5DD *
* * =20
* Tel: UK+ 0904 432658 * =20
* E-mail lang4unix.york.ac.uk *
* my URL http://www.york.ac.uk/~lang4 *
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Message 4: Job notice: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL

Date: Wed, 01 Feb 1995 14:36:19 Job notice: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL
From: <lenchomuwwvax.uww.edu>
Subject: Job notice: Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL


The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater would like to invite
applicants for the following position:

Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics/ESL, full-time tenure-
track appointment to begin August 1995. Responsible for planning
and developing an ESL program; duties include teaching Academic
ESL, TESOL methods, Second Language Acquisition, and introductory
courses in Linguistics. Expertise in CAI and other relevant
instructional technology desirable. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered.
12 hour teaching load. Salary dependent upon qualifications and
experience. Send curriculum vitae, letter of application, and
three letters of recommendation by April 3 to Mark Lencho, Search
Committee Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, WI 53190-1740. The University
of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an AA/EEO employer.
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