Job: Portland State, Language Pedagogy & Assessment

Francis Hult francis.hult at UTSA.EDU
Wed Oct 24 19:35:19 UTC 2007

Via AAAL...

Position Available in the Department of Applied Linguistics,
Portland State University

Position Description:
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 testing/assessment, and secondary specializations in culture learning, research design, second language acquisition, or language planning and policy. Other desirable interests include computer assisted language learning, curriculum design or critical applied linguistics. 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 2008. 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 December 1, 2007. The position will be open until finalists are identified. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in hand by August 1, 2008. Supporting materials, such as teaching evaluations, lesson plans, and a philosophy of teaching statement and statement of experience working with students of diverse backgrounds will be requested.  Anticipated starting date: September 16, 2008.
Applications should be sent to:
Applied Linguistics Search Committee
Department of Applied Linguistics
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
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, a MA:TESOL degree, and houses the Intensive English Learning Program (IELP).  The program is growing, especially at the graduate level, and is associated with a laboratory school for ESL adult education. Portland State University is the largest 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, with approximately 23% ethnic minorities, enrolled in programs from the undergraduate to the doctoral level.
Websites: <>  (Department of Applied Linguistics) <>  (Laboratory School 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. 

Lynn Santelmann, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97201-0751
phone: 503-725-4140
fax: 503-725-4139
e-mail: santelmannl at (that's last name, first initial)
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