[EDLING:961] Job Opening: Asst Prof at Portland State Univ.

Tamara Warhol warholt at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Thu Sep 8 16:28:17 UTC 2005

Via the linguist list . . .

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Portland State University, OR, 
Date: 06-Sep-2005 
From: Karin Tittelbach <tittelkpdx.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Prof, Portland State University, OR, 

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University or Organization: Portland State University 
Department: Department of Applied Linguistics 
Job Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor 
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Pedagogy & Language Assessment 


The Department of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University invites 
applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate 
Professor level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Linguistics, Applied 
Linguistics, Language Education, or a closely related field, with primary 
specializations in language pedagogy and language assessment, and secondary 
specializations in research design, second language acquisition, and/or culture 
learning. Other desirable interests include curriculum design, critical applied 
linguistics, and computer assisted language learning. Responsibilities include 
teaching two courses per term (three terms per year), supervision of thesis 
research, both quantitative and qualitative, and graduate and undergraduate 
advising. An active research agenda, establishing and sustaining funded research 
activities, and ESL/EFL teaching experience are important. We encourage 
applications from a diverse community of international scholars conducting 
research inside and outside the United States. 

Application Information: 
The position will be available beginning Fall 2006. Candidates should submit a 
letter of application including statement of research and teaching interests, 
curriculum vitae, representative publications, and names and addresses 
(including fax and e-mail) of at least three references. Review of applications 
will begin November 1, 2005. The position will be open until finalists are 
identified. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in hand by August 1, 
2006. Supporting materials, such as teaching evaluations, lesson plans, and a 
philosophy of teaching statement will be requested. Anticipated starting date: 
September 16, 2006. 

Information about the Department of Applied Linguistics: 
The Department of Applied Linguistics offers an undergraduate minor, a BA in 
Applied Linguistics, a Certificate in TESL, and a MA:TESOL degree. The program 
is growing, especially at the graduate level, and is associated with a 
laboratory school for ESL adult education. Portland State University is one of 
seven universities in the Oregon State System of Higher Education, and is 
located in the center of the Portland metropolitan area. The university has more 
than 24,000 students enrolled in programs from the undergraduate to the doctoral 

Websites: http://www.ling.pdx.edu (Department of Applied Linguistics) 
http://www.labschool.pdx.edu (National Labsite for Adult ESOL) 

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity 
institution and, in keeping with the President's diversity initiative, welcomes 
applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. 

Address for Applications 

Applied Linguistics Search Committee 
Department of Applied Linguistics 
Portland State University 
PO Box 751 
Portland, OR 97207-0751 

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2005 

Contact Information: 

Office Coordinator Karin Tittelbach 
Email: tittelkpdx.edu 
Phone: 503-725-4098 
Fax: 503-725-4139 
Website: http://www.ling.pdx.edu

Tamara Warhol
PhD Student
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 
warholt at dolphin.upenn.edu

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