LINGUIST List 8.919

Mon Jun 23 1997

Jobs: ESL,Post-doc,Professorship,Lecturer

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  1. Park, Sang Jin, ESL position in Korea
  2. Kateri Jochum, Job Announcement: Post-doc Researcher
  3. M.H. Verspoor, Full Professor of English
  4. Marilyn Silva, part-time temporary lectureships

Message 1: ESL position in Korea

Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 17:30:03 +0900
From: Park, Sang Jin <>
Subject: ESL position in Korea

We are now looking for ESL instructors to teach Laboratory English and
English conversation classes at Yeungnam University's Foreign Language
Institute, starting September 1, 1997. The instructor will teach 20 hours
per week, usually four to six hours a day, Monday through Friday, during the
contract period. The instructor will be provided with a furnished
apartment. The annual salary will be 17,000,000 Korean Won (approximately
US$19,000) plus severance pay of one-month salary. To apply for the
position, please send us the following documents, by June 27, 1997.
1. two copies of your most recent resume
2. two copies of your undergraduate and graduate diplomas
3. two original copies of your latest transcripts
4. two recent passport-size color photos
5. a photocopy of the first page of your passport
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask us. Our mailing address is
the Foreign Language Institute, Yeungnam University, 214-1, Taedong,
Kyongsan, Kyongpuk, 712-749, KOREA. Phone: 82-53-810-3659 Fax:82-53-812-7424


Prof. Yi, Duck Soo
Yeungnam University
by Park, Sang Jin

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Message 2: Job Announcement: Post-doc Researcher

Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 18:43:45 -0700
From: Kateri Jochum <>
Subject: Job Announcement: Post-doc Researcher

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Post-doc position in Psycholinguistics

The Department of German Language and Linguistics at the Humboldt
Universtity of Berlin, Germany is offering a position as research
assistant in the area of psycholinguistics from September 1997, for at
least two years. The project is being supported by a grant from the
Deutsche Forschung Gemeinschaft (DFG).
PhD in psychology, preferrably in psycholinguistics is required, as well
as expertise in experimental psychology. Theoretical knowledge in the
field of language processing a distinct advantage.

Candidates will be expected to work in the following areas:
1)Assistance in the performance and evaluation of an experiment based
research project in the area of language production.=20
2)Application of theory based text models of speech production, as well
as the adaptation of these models based on empirie.
3)Conceptualisation, development and performance, as well as written
documentation of experiments.=20
4)Participation in the publishing of the results.=20
5)Collaboration with other partner projects is expected.

Preference will be given to physically handicapped with equal
qualifications; qualified women are especially invited to apply.=20

More information regarding the project available under

Letters of application, along with curriculum vitae and required
certification to be sent to:

Prof. Dr. Rainier Dietrich, Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin,
Philosophische Fakultaet II
Institut f=FCr deutsche Sprache und Linguistik, Unter den Linden 6, 10099
Berlin, Germany
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Message 3: Full Professor of English

Date: Thu, 19 Jun 1997 12:51:07 +0100
From: M.H. Verspoor <>
Subject: Full Professor of English

BOARD, will be allowed to advertise the following position within a
few weeks. Because of the summer recess, I am afraid many of you might
miss it, and therefore I have gotten permission to put this
pre-advertisement on e-mail lists. I would appreciate it very much if
you would bring it to the attention of suitable candidates.

I estimate that the official advertisement in Dutch newspapers (and on
e-mail lists) will come out in the middle of next month and that the
application deadline is middle of August. Interviews will probably be
held in September. The appointment will be per January 1998 at the
earliest and hopefully no later than August 1998.

For more information about the department and the research program,
you will find names and addresses at the bottom of the advertisement.

Sincerely, Marjolijn H. Verspoor

(advertisement as it will probably appear)
POSITION of Professor of English Language

The Department of English Language and Literature offers courses to
students taking English as a main subject as well as to students from
other disciplines (in all ca 380 students). English language and
language acquisition are among the major subjects of the curriculum,
both in the first and in the higher years. The department is actively
contributing to innovations in the fields of writing and
computer-assisted instruction and learning.

The research of the department's language section takes place within
the framework of the Centre for Language and Cognition (CLCG) of the
Faculty of Arts, and participates in the interfaculty Graduate School
for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN). The research taking
place under the umbrella of the Chair of English comprises the
following areas: linguistic theory, descriptive linguistics and
language variation, language and language behaviour.

Job description
carrying out, stimulating and leading research in the field of
 English language and linguistics. The professor will be expected to
 participate in directing a research theme in the CLCG.

supervising doctoral dissertations.

teaching English language and linguistics and proficiency at all
levels. The `doctoral phase' includes courses within the Faculty's new
translation and applied linguistics specialisations. Proficiency is
taught to students taking English as a main subject as well as to students
from other disciplines.

contributing to the management and organisation of the
 Department and the Faculty.

leading a team of linguists and proficiency instructors.

 an academic degree in English Language and Literature and an
 English language PhD.

a thorough grounding in theoretical linguistics coupled with an
interest in empirical and applied linguistic research and/or
interdisciplinary research.

wide research experience, as demonstrated in publications in
international journals.

experience with initiating and supervising research, including doctoral

proven affinity with and wide-ranging experience in teaching English
language and proficiency at an academic level; proven didactic talents.

proven management skills.

proven ability to work in a team.

fluency in the Dutch language or a willingness to achieve fluency
within two years of appointment.

The salary will be in accordance with the salary scale for full professors
(between NLG 8,066 and NLG 11,824 gross per month).

Please contact Prof. Dr G J de Haan, director of CLCG, for further
information about the research program (tel. ++31 50-3634492 or
++31 50-5251990 (at home), or EMail

For further information about the Department of English please contact
Dr W M Verhoeven, Chair of the Department (tel. ++31 50-3635838 or
++31 594-637057 (at home), or EMail

Written information about the study programme is available from the
office of Moderne Europese Talen (tel. ++31 50-3635850, fax ++31
50-3635821, or EMail

Applications enclosing a CV, a list of publications and referees
should be sent to Rijksuniversiteit Groingen; Dienst Personeel en
Organisatie; Postbus 72; 9700AB Groningen, The Netherlands.

Please code left-hand corner of envelope and letter with HGL ENGEL
Dr. M. H Verspoor tel: + 31-50-3637273 (work)
English Department + 31-50-5341045 (home)
Postbus 716 fax: + 31-50-3635821
9700AS Groningen e-mail:

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Message 4: part-time temporary lectureships

Date: Fri, 20 Jun 1997 13:45:07 -0700 (PDT)
From: Marilyn Silva <>
Subject: part-time temporary lectureships

The Department of Human Development at California State University,
Hayward, expects to have one or more part-time temporary lectureships
available for the 1997-98 academic year. We have a position open for Fall
quarter, which begins September 25, 1997.

The Department is interdisciplinary and is presently seeking a linguist to
join in a team-taught symposium course and to teach two seminars
co-requisite with the symposium. The fall symposium deals with the
construction of knowledge.

Candidates must hold at least the Master's Degree. Those holding a Ph.D or
Ed.D. are preferred.

All positions are considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of
application, a complete and current vita, and three letters of
recommendation to:

Marilyn N. Silva, Chair
Department of Human Development
California State University, Hayward
Hayward CA 94542
510-885-3071 (FAX)

CSUH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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