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Assistant Professor in Second Language Education
Assistant Professor, with specialization in second language education (position number 85017) University of Hawai’i at Manoa College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, full-time, tenure track. The Department of Second Language Studies offers a BA, an MA and a PhD in Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. The University of Hawai’i is a Carnegie “very high research activity university” with a strong orientation to the Asia-Pacific region. The University supports interdisciplinary initiatives within and across departments and colleges and places high value on extramural funding.
Duties and responsibilities: The Department seeks to hire an assistant professor level in the area of second language education to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of SL education, with opportunities to teach in other areas of the Department’s curriculum as appropriate.
Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas:
- k-16 second language education
- language-in-education policies and planning
- multilingual/plurilingual/heritage language and literacies development
- second language curriculum (e.g., TBLT, inquiry-based approaches, evaluation, critical pedagogy)
- second language reading, writing, listening and speaking
- sociocognitive, sociocultural, and ecological perspectives
- teaching practicum
- technology and second language education.
Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in second language studies, applied linguistics, or closely related field by August 2012. Demonstrated ability to carry out research in the applicant’s major areas of specialization, as evidenced by publication; experience in second/foreign language teaching.
Annual 9-month salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
To apply: Send cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement (including a list of courses taught), sample publications, and a summary of teaching evaluations. In addition, letters of reference should be submitted directly by three recommenders. All application materials should be sent as email attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. James D. Brown email@example.com
Dr. Graham Crookes firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: December 31, 2011
Conditional on availability of position and of funding. The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunities and affirmative action employer.