JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant/Associate Professor, Dept. of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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The Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, seeks 
to fill a vacancy at the assistant/associate professor level in the area of 
interfaces between language structure and meaning as related to second language 
learning, use, processing and instruction. The Department offers an MA and a 
PhD in Second Language Studies as well as an Advanced Graduate Certificate. A 
BA with an ESL specialization is available through the University's 
Interdisciplinary Studies Program. Faculty members have interests in a wide 
range of domains in second language studies, including research on 
second/foreign language and bilingualism/multilingualism. For more information, 
visit our website:

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, POSITION # 84247, tenure track, full time 
9-month, pending position clearance and availability of funding, to begin 1 
August 2011.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a doctorate in second language studies, applied 
linguistics or a closely related field by August 2011; demonstrated relevant 
research ability in the area, commensurate with rank, as evidenced primarily by 
publications in peer-reviewed journals; evidence of teaching excellence

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: expertise in experimental methods and/or 
computational modeling; ability to win competitive research funding; teaching 
experience in a second language studies or equivalent graduate program; 
experience linking theoretical and applied concerns; interest in the 
Asia-Pacific region, including Asian and Pacific languages; second or foreign 
language teaching experience

DUTIES: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialization 
in the Department of Second Language Studies; conduct and publish research; 
participate in departmental, college, university and community service

ANNUAL 9-MONTH SALARY RANGE: commensurate with qualifications and experience

E-MAIL INQUIRIES:	Dr. Richard Schmidt <schmidt at> or
 			Dr. Bonnie D. Schwartz <bds at>

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 evidence of teaching excellence 
(e.g. a summary of teaching evaluations). In addition, letters of reference 
should be submitted directly by three recommenders. All application materials 
should be sent in hard copy or email attachment to:

Dr. J.D. Brown, Chair
Department of Second Language Studies
570 Moore Hall
1890 East-West Road
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii  96822, USA
brownj at

CLOSING DATE: Ongoing until position is filled.  Review of applications will 
begin on January 7, 2011.

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity and affirmative action 

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